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Address: Lviv, Ukraine

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when ı walked on the street of old town. ı imagined that ı was in the middle century. be sure that you will meeting unique architecture in this city

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

when ı walked on the street of old town. ı imagined that ı was in the middle century. be sure that you will meeting unique architecture in this city

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New York City, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Interesting old European city center with an Eastern European flavor. Many different architectural styles to see.

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Kyiv, Kyyivs'ka Oblast', Ukraine
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is the area I love to roam about every time I come to Lviv ;) Since it's very well-preserved and wasn't destroyed during the war, it has both aesthetic and historical value to all visitors ;) A word of advice - wear comfortable shoes since the cobbled streets of Lviv are a true curse for high-heel shoes lovers ;)

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Wichita, Kansas
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14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This is where all of us gather to walk as a group and dine together while in Lviv. Sometimes we are joined by University staff and other locals. Manger scene is so large and beautiful. Ice rink on other side is fun!

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Kaunas, Lithuania
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Old Town is definitely a place to visit. The streets are easily walkable, there are many restaurants and cafes, the locals are friendly and there is always something going on in one of the squares.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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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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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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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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38 reviews 38 reviews
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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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