Tourism


To claim that Lviv is a tourist capital of Ukraine is not an overstatement. Everyday thousands of tourists from different parts of the world visit the city. Numerous guests are attracted by history and magnificent architecture, but not only by that. Unique spirit of the city, its Genius Loci is made of its intense artistic and cultural life, patriotism of the inhabitants and magic scent of coffee filling narrow Lviv streets from the cozy coffeehouses.

Today tourism becomes a strategic direction for city's development. Experts maintain that it has to become a priority for our city. The fact that Ukraine together with Poland will be hosts of Euro Cup 2012 only enhances the meaning of tourism to our city.

There are many tourist firms in the city which are eager and able to render their services to everyone willing to spend good time in Lviv and vicinity. Tourists are offered different thematic guided tours, visits to numerous museums, theatres, churches and other tourist sights. They can spend their time in parks, swimming pools and Aqua Park. Many restaurants and coffeehouses welcome tourists as well.


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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


1356
Magdeburg rights were granted to Lviv and its inhabitants
1582
Gregorian calendar was introduced in Lviv
1448
first mention of Saint Onuphrius Monastery
1830
City Hall with its 65 meters high tower was built according to the plans of architects Jozef MArkl and Franz Trescher
1781
Lviv Protestant community was allowed to have its services in Saint Ursula Church
1932
Armenian Archdiocese Museum was set up
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