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Pharmacy Museum, Lviv
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Take a tour of Pharmacy Museum, the oldest pharmacy in town, with a collection of 2,000 medical items dating as far back as 4,000 years. Opened in 1966, this 16-room exposition takes up residence in a building that was a drugstore in 1735. Observe the facade featuring bas-reliefs of the Greek god of medicine and his daughter, the goddess of health. View a ceiling painted by Viennese masters in the 19th century. The rich collection inside features antique pharmaceutical appliances, manuscripts, and dishes. You'll also see one-of-a-kind scales from the 18th century, as well as an ancient symbol of medicine--a bowl with a snake. Visit the site's alchemy workshop in a mysterious underground chamber. Take a look at our Lviv trip itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Pharmacy Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The old pharmacy store and museum is located right in the center. The funny thing is when walk in you can see a regular, little pharmacy selling medicine and stuff. Only then you realize that behind t...  more »
  • Visited with her husband as part of tours of the underground city. Know that you can get to pay money, you let inside. Inside many pharmacy-devices for grinding of drugs, weighing, the guide told us about the properties of glass bottles, as well as the legend of stekloduve and both were invented red glass bottles. Have also seen old recipes-the handwriting of doctors over the centuries unchanged:) Perhaps their specially trained so write. Inside there is a statue-if you throw a coin into it and get into a special container-according to the legend the gaiety which was produced from all kinds of diseases. After the halls going into internal pharmacy pharmacy yard-there is a statue of "-this is for those who want to get their offspring-just throw the statue of belly-during the year wait for body) family)
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  • Pharmacy Museum, where you can still buy drugs and herbs. If we are with this guide we will learn many interesting things. However, if we are on the trail of the underground Lviv is in this pharmacy you will find the entrance to the underworld and the transition to the other buildings
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