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Lychakiv Cemetery, Lviv

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Must see · Cemetery · History Museum
Home to the graves of soldiers, famous figures, nobles, and a host of ornate tombs, Lychakiv Cemetery stands as one of Ukraine's largest necropolises. Visit the massive cemetery, with more than 400,000 graves, and explore its 86 different plots spread out over 42 hectares (104 acres). You can join a guided tour in order to see a selection of the most notable graves and figures laid to rest here. Don't miss seeing the plot dedicated to the "Defenders of Lwow," an ornate memorial commemorating the efforts of Lviv's young Polish defenders during the Polish-Ukrainian War from 1918 to 1919. If you want to use a camera in the cemetery, you'll need to pay a small fee. Before you visit Lviv, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • This is not for me. There might be reasons that we visit scenes where atrocities have happened. This is not the case here. Let these souls rest in peace. They deserve better than to be treated as a...  more »
  • Is the magic place. Place to worship all Polish and Ukrainians civils and soldiers. Place which is the lesson and should be the lesson for all of us.  more »
  • A beautiful place to visit. Take some time to wander around, it's worth to visit
  • What a beautiful place to reflect and wonder. I came here on a late summer day and didn’t regret it a single time. The way to arrive there through the medicine faculties is actually also quite beautiful. Unmissable experience for Lviv!

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