Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, Lviv

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As one of the main religious structures in the country, Svyatogo 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 Svyatogo Yura Cathedral at the forefront of your travel plans using our Lviv tour builder website.
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  • A nice cathedral, very photogenic from the outside. The inside is quite unimpressive but worth the visit.  more »
  • Big cathedral located located at the top of the hill. This is the main church for all ukranian Greek Catholic that was biuld on the begining of 19 century.  more »
  • The cathedral is something that you cannot describe with words. It looks so great and majestic. The inside is rich and you feel at peace when you enter.  more »

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