The 1st railway in Ukraine


The first railway in Ukraine, Lviv – Peremyshl was built in 1861.

In 1859, the first railway tracks were laid from Peremyshl to Lviv, a distance of 97.6 km. The Lviv railway station was completed in October, 1861. It was meant to be the hub for trains departing in 4 different directions: to Krakow, Chernivtsi, Brody, and Pidvolochysk. The first passenger train arrived in Lviv from Peremyshl at 14:30 on November 4th, 1861. The train stopped at different stations, such as, Medyka, Mostyska, Sudova Vyshnia, and Mshana, where it was met by hundreds of curious local farmers. Municipal bands duly celebrated the arrival of the “iron horse”.

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


1959
FC "Karpaty" won USSR Cup
1844
In Zhovkva suburb of Lviv Hasidic synagogue was built. It is preserved till our days
1702
Stone Saint Vojtech Church was erected
1783
Greek Catholic General Theological Seminary was founded
2001
Pope John-Paul II visited Lviv during his 94th foreign pastoral visit
1629
merchant Roberto Bandinelli received Royal Privilege to deliver mail from Lviv to European cities
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