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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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  • We are lucky we got the chapel without problems. We really liked it. Worth a visit is mandatory. Very nicely.
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  • To visit was closed, local people say that opens the Chapel is very rare. The façade of the building completely covered with stone carvings. very beautiful!
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  • Beautiful chapel, better to go with a guide. Unfortunately it's not always open but usually there is no problem in the summer to visit.
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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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