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Lviv High Castle

Castle Hill, Lviv, Ukraine
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Ranked #16 of 48 Attractions in Lviv
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles
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Antananarivo, Madagascar
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120 reviews 120 reviews
17 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

There is actually no castle there. Quite a nice view on the city from the hill. Nice walk in the park. But not really a sightseeing place (please forgive me my straightforwardness), just cruising the old streets of Lviv was more interesting to me personally.

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Amarillo, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The idea of visiting High Castle Park was appealing until we arrive and I found out it was a long journey up hill. Thankfully there were stairs, and paved trails. So I am with a young family with a child a few months old. They left me in their dust so to speak but eventually I made it to the... More

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Dover, Delaware
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Visited June 2013: Don't get your hopes up for seeing a medieval-era castle. In fact, a castle once stood upon this very hilltop as a lookout for danger over seven centuries ago. However, after being ransacked so many times, the High Castle has since been destroyed, and now only observation deck remains along with a large Ukrainian flag that flies... More

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Lviv, Ukraine
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

In any day and any weather it is very interesting to visit High Castle. When it is sunny day you can see the whole city and it's greatnes and beauty. When it is foggy - you feel the mystery of the city.

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Ridderkerk, The Netherlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Its a 20-30 minutes walk from the centre to the top of the hill. Nice park, good 360 view over Lviv.

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Lviv, Ukraine
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

There are 2 ways to get up here, both involve walking, but one is much less. If you have access to a car you can drive right up to the stairs. It you don't have access to a car then you have to walk up twice as many stairs. Please realize that is better in summer than in winter for... More

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Long stairs but fantastic view of lviv, we went around 4 o'clock and saw sunsat, very beautiful. And old man had radio and very beautiful music:)

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Schnecksville, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Hike to the top is a challenge but the view from there is unbelievable. Can see miles in all directions.

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Odessa, Ukraine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

It has absolutely amazing view of the city and suburbs. You can feel the city from up there - you can see trains rolling, people and cars going somewhere, everything moving around. Or you can just sit peacefully and enjoy beautiful scenery on horizon. Absolutely "must visit" place in Lviv.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Quite an easy climb to a very good view at the top. My experience was soured by seeing 2 magnificent tethered eagles as well as 2 small monkeys with someone trying to charge for pictures. This type of thing should be illegal and people should not encourage it by taking part.

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