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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. Make Old Town a part of your Lviv vacation plans using our Lviv trip maker site.
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  • I spent three weeks in Lviv, during the Russian invasion, and absolutely fell for the city. The Old Town is, as the title suggests, is reminiscent of Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, but also manages to... 
    I spent three weeks in Lviv, during the Russian invasion, and absolutely fell for the city. The Old Town is, as the title suggests, is reminiscent of Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, but also manages to...  more »
  • Lviv, is a human scale, beautiful, historic city of culture filled with helpful and friendly people. It’s a city of churches, museums, historic buildings, cobbled streets, art, architecture... 
    Lviv, is a human scale, beautiful, historic city of culture filled with helpful and friendly people. It’s a city of churches, museums, historic buildings, cobbled streets, art, architecture...  more »

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