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Old Town

Lviv, Ukraine
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Ranked #3 of 46 Attractions in Lviv
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
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Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
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Wilmington, Delaware
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182 reviews 182 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I was in Lviv for business and was given a personal walking tour guide for the city of Lviv. She was well versed and her English was very good. There is much history in Lviv. What was especially interesting to me was the difference pre- and post independence ...about 20 years ago. The stories of what people could or could... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The architecture - Renaissance, Baroque and years in between - was stunning and its so good to wander around a car free environment in historic cobbled streets, stopping every now and again for a great coffee and pastry, staying on in the evening for a meal, visiting museums and shopping for traditional textiles, ceramics and food.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

What a charming mosaic of medieval and renaissance architectures! I think this place will be your first place to visit. A lot of beautiful church and coffees.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Most of Ukraine outside Kiev has little interesting architechture but Lviv is different. Lviv Old Town is quite compact but large enough to spend several hours walking around. There is plenty to see with incredible architecture and lots of history to learn including the stoty of Mr.Masoch and the origin of Masochism. There are lots of nooks and crannies to... More 

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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Lviv is a very beautiful, old city with amazing architecture. Just wander around and note where there are cute cafes, museums and archival gems. The people are very friendly. We found a cute restaurant in a very old building that serviced delicious traditional Ukrainian food.

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Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

You must see this place and walk around if you visit lviv you can make shoping aroun there but do not forget to negotiate

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Nice compact city to walk around in and I felt very safe. Some fine buildings dating back to it's heritage as part of the Austro-Hungarian empire which I believe the people are proud of. Many of the people of Lviv that I came in contact with were extremely kind and helpful and many spoke some English.

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Strombeek-Bever, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Nice and well preserved old city centre. Many points of interest to visit and also many places to have a drink or to eat.

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

There is so much to like about this old European city with its historically ethnically diverse culture that dislikes pale into insignificance. If you love informality all round this is for you.

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Kyiv, null, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The place in Ukraine you just must visit! Historical places, masterpieces of architecture and lot of fun!

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