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The House of Scientists

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Address: 6 Lystopadovogo Chinu Street, Lviv 79000, Ukraine
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It was built and served as a casino until 1939. After this time, changing destiny and today is home for local scientists ..... strange.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 4, 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

It was built and served as a casino until 1939. After this time, changing destiny and today is home for local scientists ..... strange.

Thank Piotrul
Gdynia, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2017

This place doesn't seem to be that popular with the tourist but it's a real hidden gem of architecture. The entry fee is inly 15 UAH so it's definately worth a visit. The caretaker of the place was happy to answer all the questions and knew a lot of interesting facts about the place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

This place is so beautiful. Really worth visiting. Architecture and stule and the main for me is Stairs - just like in the fairy tale. Check yourself

Thank OLga D
Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

The House of Science has little to do with science per se but the foyer in this old house is nothing short of magnificent. I think it cost about 50 cents a piece to get in but the woodwork on the walls, staircase and ceilings is worth the experience and time to walk there. Several weddingcouples were being photographed as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Architecturally unique, full of secrets and history. Having a knowledgeable guide taking you through is strongly suggested.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

I think the most amazing sights of the old city, which I discovered only recently! The majestic building of the People's Casino, now known as the House of Scientists. Another project of the talented and famous duo of the Viennese architects Fellner and Helmer. Even from the street attention to the house attract two powerful telamons that hold a balcony... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016

the place is veaufitul, inside the main house you can see wooden stairs and ampty rooms, they use the main house for weddings etc. there is a little garden inside as well, that is very pretty in spring/summer time. the location is quite central, so if you near, definitely go in.

Thank Margarita G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

This building was a casino long time ago.. It has a fascinating interiors , especially beautiful staircase... Like in some old movie)) also made me feel like in some mysterious ghost castle))) although now it is called the House of Scientists:)

Thank Tatyana Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

It is less then 10 min walk from opera house. Not so popular yet, so its not filled with tourists. 15 uah for 15 min look around, 400 uah for photoshoot. I liked it a lot.

Thank Iryna K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

The house is very nice beautiful and definitely worth seeing and is overall very cheap. However getting a ticket is very convoluted process. You'll get a bank account number to pay for a ticket in any bank (which takes a service charge for the process) and using the bank receipt gets you entry. Also reading up on the history of... More 

Thank Alex M

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