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Lviv High Castle

Castle Hill, Lviv, Ukraine
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Ranked #14 of 45 attractions in Lviv
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles
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Dover, Delaware
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

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
9 helpful votes 9 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
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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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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3 attraction reviews
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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
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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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
1 review
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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Winnipeg Canada
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256 helpful votes 256 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

The walk up the hill is quite steep. But it is well worth the fanatic view of Lviv. We could see on this clear day clear to Carpathian Mountains.

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Valby, Danmark
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

There is some steps to the top, but when reaching the top you have an amazing 360 degree view of the city. I can highly recommend going here for a couple of hours.

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