Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer. Do you agree with this statement by an unknown author? If so, then the following article will be informative and exciting for you because it will tell you about the wonderful city of Lviv.
Lviv is a major city in western Ukraine. It has a unique architecture, made mainly in the Gothic style. You can spend hours admiring longstanding churches and cathedrals. By the way, there are many of them here. You can go inside and enjoy the melodic sounds of the organ. Also, you will be amazed by the beauty of the wall frescoes and icons.
You can spend time just walking the narrow and comfortable streets of Lviv. Like most tourists, be sure to go to the central square of the city Rynok Square. It is the center of the public, cultural, and political life of the city. Also, do not miss the opportunity to go to the Ratusha (Town Hall). If you want to see the panorama of Lviv, you should go up to Zamkova Hora (Castle Hil). This is the highest hill in the city.
Lviv is the city of medieval castle architecture. There are so many castles that it is simply impossible to see all of them in one day. So be ready to dedicate at least two days to the tour of the main historical monuments of the city. If you don’t have much time, you’d better book an excursion. So it will be faster. For example, the excursion «Lviv Fortifications: Lost and Returned”, provided by touristclub.kiev.ua, lasts three hours. All the castles and fortresses of Lviv has its own legends. Their history is connected with the ancient royal dynasties and knights.
If you get hungry, you can go to the nearest cafe. There are so many restaurants, cafes, and snack-bars like in no other city. Lviv also can proud of its coffee shops. It is recognized that coffee in Lviv is the most fragrant and most delicious than in whole Ukraine. This is probably because it is cooked with a special love.
Since we are already talking about the gastronomic field, we cannot help but recall Kryivka. This is, perhaps, the most popular restaurant among tourists. It has a unique atmosphere. But for a tourist, it is not so easy to find this place. It is well hidden from prying eyes. So ask one of the locals to show you how to get to the “secret place”.
What is more, Lviv is a very romantic city. That is why many couples go there for the weekend. The city is cozy and welcoming. At night, when the streets lit by lanterns, they can sit on a park bench and enjoy the beauty of the medieval city, which is preparing to sleep. These feelings are hard to forget.
If it is essential for you to feel the spirit of the city while traveling, you should go to Lviv. It has its own soul and mood. So do not miss the opportunity to explore the rich history and culture of the old city of Lviv.
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