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Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, Lviv
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In a quaint neighborhood of the old town, Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church attracts visitors with its tall castle-like tower and picturesque interior spaces. Originally built in 1363, this structure suffered devastating fire damage in 1527. It was restored to its nearly original appearance between 1908 and 1927. Visit colonnade-lined yards and lavish interiors featuring precious icons of St. Gregory and the Virgin Mary, which were brought to the site in the 1600s. Observe the abundantly decorated domes and look for the 18th-century wooden altar. Outside you'll see an Armenian cemetery; some of the graves here date back to the 16th century. Make Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church part of your personalized Lviv itinerary using our Lviv itinerary maker.
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  • Not as popular as the others but it is worth a visit. Very beautiful place. Once inside you realize it yourself. Be sure to visit.
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  • Very dark, not a cozy place. Nothing to lose if they do not go. Darkness, cold. If you go, you only take guide-so distracted with his stories.
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  • When joined the church - look on the left wall in central area - impressive and absoutely unique wall-painting - funeral procession for bishop. Look who are in the line - alive and ghosts together. Wi...  more »