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Old Town, Lviv

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Listed as a World Heritage Site, Old Town serves as a showcase for Lviv's rich mixture of architectural styles and cultural influences. Spread over 120 hectares (300 acres) in the city, the historical core encompasses the old medieval center and features a host of churches, homes, and cathedrals. Wander the narrow streets and admire the mix of Baroque, neoclassical, and eastern-style buildings, a tribute to Lviv's place at a geographical crossroads within Europe. You'll find a wide array of shops, cafes, and eateries throughout. Don't miss seeing the Dormition Church, one of the city's centerpieces and home to a 17th-century tower. Head to the top of the former castle hill to get a sweeping view over the historical city from the viewing platform. Put Old Town into our Lviv travel itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Just a beautiful city, one of the most beautiful in Ukraine. Europe straight from us, no need for any zagranic. And people are very nice.
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  • This city European cities in co. Austria Hungary effects architecture. The heart of the city that moktada. Already under protection by Unesco. Go and see. I'm sure you will like it.
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  • In the center of the city, a beautiful city history everywhere. When we left, there was a street basketball tournament, the square in front of the building's historic Theatre Ballet. It was a nice looking. The market also had interesting and cheap stuff. But it's hard to find answers to your questions if you don't speak Russian. There are also some important points with them tour the city with enough time and at affordable prices. The only annoyance was not clean enough and the city demanding ...
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