Galych Credit Fund (Museum of Ethnography and Arts Crafts)
The elegant building of the Galych Fund, topped by cupola with a spire, is rightfully called one of the most beautiful architectural monuments that adorn Lviv’s downtown. It was raised on the main city avenue in the late 19th century. The Galych Credit Fund was built after a project of the famous Polish architect whose works formed Lviv architectural appearance in the late 19th – early 20th centur

Grand Hotel • Lviv (221 km.)
Grand Hotel
Grand Hotel • Lviv (221 km.)
The elegant building of the Grand Hotel, one of the oldest and the most highly ranked hotels in Lviv, adorns the central city avenue, famous for its exquisite architecture, for hundreds of years already. The house is famous not only for its refined beauty, but also for its captivating history, though. The house, which stood on the place of the modern hotel, has witnessed the birth of the famous Au

Kornyakt’s House (History Museum)
The Kornyakt’s House is rightly considered to be one of the biggest, most eminent and beautiful dwelling houses, surrounding the central city square Rynok. Its richly decorated stone building is a true gem of Renaissance housing architecture. It used to house rich merchants, Polish kings and monks in different times, and now the very interesting exposition of the Lviv History Museum is situated he

City Arsenal (Weaponry Museum) • Lviv (221 km.)
City Arsenal (Weaponry Museum)
City Arsenal (Weaponry Museum) • Lviv (221 km.)
Due to its strategic location at the intersection of key trade routes of East and West the medieval Lviv was constantly under the scrutiny of invaders, and therefore needed a reliable defense system. The arsenal was one of its elements, along with the castle and encircling fortification line. Its monumental medieval building whose entrance was adorned with an inscription: "The happy town is the on

The Park of Fortifications in Miniature
The Park of Fortifications in Miniature, located in the courtyard of the Potocki Palace is one of the newest sightseeing attractions in Lviv. It was created a few years ago, on the analogy with the outstanding historical miniature parks in Europe. The Lviv Park features mini-models of the most powerful defensive facilities, such as castles, fortresses and churches. They used to stand on the territ

Potocki Palace • Lviv (221 km.)
Potocki Palace
Potocki Palace • Lviv (221 km.)
Wherever you go in Lviv, you are inevitably astonished by its inimitable and varied architecture. However, the Potocki Palace, hiding behind open-worked forged fence on one of the streets that radiate from the main city artery, Svobody Avenue, stands out against the background of majestic ancient buildings, huddling in the downtown. Its elegant building, whose luxurious forms are reminiscent of Fr

Lubomirski Palace (Furniture and China Museum)
The building of the former Lubomirski Palace is one of the many gems of Rynok Square’s splendid ensemble. Reckoned among the best baroque secular buildings in Lviv, it is rightly considered to be the most valuable monument of architecture of the 18th century. Currently the ancient palace hosts the Furniture and China Museum’s exposition. The first building appeared here in the 17th century. It was

Zakarpattia Museum of Folk Architecture and Heritage
Zakarpattia Museum of Folk Architecture and Heritage, located at Castle Hill’s foot, is one of the most original and interesting museums not only in Uzhgorod, but also in the whole region. This skansen is the oldest museum of such kind in the country and is rightly considered to be the true treasury that keeps unique monuments of Zakarpattia material and spiritual culture. Authentic wooden archite

Nevitsky Castle • Uzhgorod (263 km.)
Nevitsky Castle
Nevitsky Castle • Uzhgorod (263 km.)
The Nevitsky Castle, whose ruins lie on the top of the high mountain in the picturesque Uzh River’s valley, is called one of Zakarpattia many architectural wonders for a reason. Despite the fact that only walls and several towers remained from the medieval castle, it still makes a strong impression on history buffs and romantics who come up here in order to admire charming Carpathian panoramas. Th
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