Statue of Taras Shevchenko

Monument in Lviv

Image by Pavlo Fedykovych Lonely Planet

An enormous statue of Taras Shevchenko, Ukraine's greatest nationalist writer, rises up in the middle of pr Svobody. It was a gift to the people of Lviv from the Ukrainian diaspora in Argentina, the bewhiskered poet set against a wave-shaped relief of religious folk.

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