Lviv walking and sightseeing tour

Private & Custom Tours in Lviv

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Tour description provided by Viator

- Opera Theater - Monument to Taras Shevchenko  - Latin Cathedral  - The Boim Chapel  - Rynok Square  - Armenian Church  - Dominican Latin Church  - Assumption Church
During this walking tour led by a professional guide, you will discover the Rynok Square, the Opera Theater and the main historical and contemporary sites of old town. You will hear stories and learn secrets that will allow you to better get to know this city. Unlike many cities in Ukraine, Lviv was lucky enough to escape the destruction in the World War Two, and nowadays its fascinating streets and numerous museums make it one of the most exciting places in Ukraine to explore.  During the tour you will discover the historic center of Lviv, which was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. You will walk old town's main avenues, squares, and narrow cobbled streets. One of the places you will see is the Opera House on Svoboda Avenue, laid out above the underground Poltva River. You will also walk by the historic building housing the Maria Zankovetska Drama Theatre that was once the biggest in Europe and is the oldest in Ukraine. You will uncover the stories behind the medieval atmosphere of Lviv, that will hark you back to days when Lviv was a wealthy trading center. You will see the oldest and most gorgeous churches and cathedrals in the old town including thr Baroque-style Jesuit Cahedral, the Virgin Mary Assumption church, the Armenian Cathedral with 16-17th century tombstones, the Church of the Blessed Eucharist (former Dominican Church), the Latin Cathedral and the Transfiguration Church. During the tour you will see the place where famous writer Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, the figure behind the term "masochism" was born, and then we also stop by the Masoch Cafe. You will learn more about the gas lamp invention - the first gas lamp in the world was invented in Lviv. One of the contemporary places that the tour highlights is the Dzyga Gallery, an artistic terrain of contemporary artists. Last but not least, you will discover the medieval defense system of the city: the Gunpowder Tower and the Arsenal building, the site of one of the biggest collections of medieval weapons in the county.

What’s included

  • Return air-conditioned transportation from Lviv
  • Hotel pick-up from selected hotels in Lviv city center
  • Entrance tickets
  • Licensed guide in your chosen language
  • English-speaking driver

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Food and drinks, unless specified