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St.Yura Cathedral, Lviv
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As one of the main religious structures in the country, St.Yura Cathedral represents a blend of Eastern and Western architectural styles and dates back to 1744. Standing on a hill overlooking the city, the church's Baroque facade symbolizes power and strength, while the Rococo interior and the courtyard feature lavish ornamentation and soothing prayer areas. The priceless collection of artifacts and sculptures within includes a 17th-century icon of the Virgin Mary and a famous statue of St. George. You'll have the chance to see the dramatic stone portal and tour the tombs of distinguished Catholic figures. Look for the Baroque-style residential palace at the complex. You can also check out the souvenir shop, which has various religious gifts including vivid Eastern-style icons. Put St.Yura Cathedral at the forefront of your travel plans using our Lviv tourist route planner.
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  • This glorious building, the cathedral for the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church here, is a monumental structure, always filled with life. One can sense the true spirit of holiness here- there are many s...  more »
  • Cathedral Church of the Archdiocese of Lviv of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic church built between 1744-1772 in Rococo style with the Foundation of the Bishop Athanasius Szeptycki. The temple is a combination of the Rococo and Baroque. In August 1990 the Temple in the possession of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in officially. The dome team includes, in addition to the Cathedral, the Bell Tower and the Palace of chapter buildings also metropolitans. The whole thing is extremely picturesque, visible from a distance architectural ensemble. In 1998 the Council of St. Jura together with the old Town, Castle and Built was entered on the UNESCO World Heritage list. July 29, 2015 at the square by the Cathedral of St. Jura Unveils statue of Archbishop Andrzej Szeptycki. In the aisles are located: the miraculous image of the Madonna and a copy of the shroud of Turin.
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  • Meters two months later in Lviv 気dzukann have been journeys, with the train, but I'm going home at night. Head from in the Woods I was here wandered in. Or even visible to way to the station from the center of things in.
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