The 1st monument in Ukraine

The first monument dedicated to the Polish Hetman (chieftain), Stanislav Yablonski, was erected in Lviv at the beginning of the XVIII century.

Yablonski defended Lviv during the last Tatar attack in 1695.
The monument was relocated close to the present-day National Museum on Prospekt Svobody in the middle of the XIX century. Then, people started calling this street Valamy Hetmanskymy (Ramparts of the Chieftains). In the 1930ies, the monument was again relocated in the Jesuit Roman Catholic Church on Trybunalska Square. It disappeared in 1944, when the Red Army invaded Lviv.

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March 2016
April 2016
The V Festival of Pysanka (Easter eggs) in Lviv
May 2016
“Flugery L’vova” (“Weather-Vanes of Lviv”) – the 11th International Jazz Festival
The 6th “Wiz-Art” International festival
June 2016
Alfa Jazz Fest 2016
September 2016
Lviv Fashion Week
December 2017
Lviv Christmas Fair


1736
Saint Jan from Dukla column was erected
1798
Dominican Church of Corpus Domini was erected
1675
historian Bartłomiej Zimorowicz finished his work “Leopolis Triplex” – first fundamental history of Lviv
1782
famous Baczewski liqueur factory was founded in Lviv suburb Znesinnya (Zniesienie)
1830
City Hall with its 65 meters high tower was built according to the plans of architects Jozef MArkl and Franz Trescher
1404
Latin Cathedral was built
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