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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“Flugery L’vova” (“Weather-Vanes of Lviv”) – the 11th International Jazz Festival
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Alfa Jazz Fest 2015
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Lviv Fashion Week
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Lviv Christmas Fair
April 2016
The V Festival of Pysanka (Easter eggs) in Lviv


1590
Renaissance style Chapel of Three Prelates was erected by Paolo Dominici Romanus and Andriy Pidlisnyy
1675
historian Bartłomiej Zimorowicz finished his work “Leopolis Triplex” – first fundamental history of Lviv
1443
first mention of Paraskevy Friday Church
1847
famous pianist Ferenz Liszt performed on the stage of Skarber Theater
1996
first 11 "Peugeot" micro busses started to transport pasanger - the era of "marshruka" (micro busses) began
1369
the oldest known Lviv Coat of Arms representation on the seal of city judges
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