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Lviv High Castle

Address: Castle Hill, Lviv, Ukraine
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Ranked #19 of 46 Attractions in Lviv
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Cultural
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Type: Castles, Cultural

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

After some 15 min walk from Rynok Square and an easy hike at the Castle grounds, we were at the observation platform overlooking city center. Looking for a panoramic city view? Do the steep hike up the castle's stairway. Not interested in challenging hike? Do a walk in the park. Better even, tour the area by bike.

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Huntly, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Lovely walk up to the top of the city.would not be very inspiring on a dull day .lots of quirky little sights when you get there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Good panorama but not the best in Lviv (one from City Tower is better). Take in mind that it is hard to go up there and it takes almost an hour from the centre.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

There is no castle when you climb up the hill. But what you will find is a very nice view of Lviv. It is a steady uphill climb so come prepared with the right shoes.

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Heidelberg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Very long way up and view was not very different from the one from city hall. This hill is artificial. It was developed in memory of the previously located here castle. This was the most interesting fact for me

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

There is no castle but a pleasant and not too long walk up to the top of a hill where you have a nice view on Lviv.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Yes, I was expecting to see a castle there. No, the castle doesn't exist. although it did at some point. The highest point of Lviv is great at sunset. You can still see the whole city, yet the lights are starting to come on which turns into another beautiful sight. Walking up that hill also makes a great exercise so... More 

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Sumy, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

well, maybe i shouldnt spoile the moment of revelation but i will :) apparently there's no Castle at all :/ only some not very pretty restaurant on the hill in the park with its name. But dont miss the opportunity to see all those bright colors and all the beauty of Lviv from above. The park is really pretty with... More 

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Lviv, Ukraine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

The view is the reason to get there but it is reaally not that good, better is from city council tower. And it is really hard to climb there. Remember that there is no castle there just some ruins

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Lviv, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If your answer is "Yes" than you can go for that little challenge in Lviv. Take a couple of sandwiches and a bottle of water for refreshment. I bet you will enjoy live once you get on the top ! There are an excellent point of view and benches to rest. The Castle itself has been ruined centuries ago and... More 

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