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Chapel of the Boim Family, Lviv

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Sitting on the cathedral square, Chapel of the Boim Family houses the remains of 14 members of the Boim dynasty. Created in 1609, this structure features elements of Polish and Italian architecture, ornamented with Dutch-style sculptures. The facade represents a solid example of bourgeois art, and exaggerated motifs adorn almost every inch of the chapel. Observe murals and fresco images depicting both people of that era and Biblical characters, and look for one wall that appears as if it was turned inside-out. Study the complex dome adornments and search for brass angel-like faces. Plan your visit to Chapel of the Boim Family and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Lviv vacation trip planner.
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  • Masterpiece chapel from XVII century built by famous merchant family. One of the must see in Lvov if you are there. 
  • The chapel was built in the beginning of 20th century. XVII. over family crypt Lviv patricians Boim. This construction in the style of mature Renaissance with the transition to the Baroque. The dome is crowned with an unusual sculpture of a seated Christ. Sumptuous tomb. Is required to attend
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  • We are lucky we got the chapel without problems. We really liked it. Worth a visit is mandatory. Very nicely.
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  • The chapel itself is quite beautiful and worth the visit. It is a very interesting architecture style with the front full of interesting biblical/ historical figures. This kissing post right outside is also a fun photo opportunity!
  • One of the most stunning religious places in L'viv, personal favorite!! Very nice looks and cosy atmosphere
  • Gorgeous chapel. Lots of people coming there to get married. Don't for Ethridge walk around the outside of the chapel start enjoying the inside of it.
  • This is one of the most beautiful churches in Lviv, details on the face is so amazing, and its still functioning
  • Beautiful chapel, highly recommended place to visit
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