We suggest you to start a fascinating tour with a tour of the building of the Main Train Station in Lviv.
We suggest you to start a fascinating tour with a tour of the building of the Main Train Station in Lviv. Pay him a few minutes, because it has a unique structure in itself is of great architectural interest. Pay attention to the landing stage on the platform - it is made of riveted steel and armored glass. lobby interior is decorated stained-glass window "Archangel Michael", and in front of the building symbolic sculpture: a woman and a man on a lion. Designed by Zakharevich in 1904, the building of the railway station was the second in a row the terminus building in the city's history. At the same place in 1861, the first railway station was built.
Then move along the tram tracks to the area Kropivnitskogo. At its center is a beautiful temple of Lviv - the Church of St. Elisabeth. It is worth noting that this is the highest architectural reminder of the city - with spiers height is 85 meters. The church was built in 1911 by the T. Talevskogo in the Gothic Revival style. You will be amazed the contrast between the restrained and modest decoration of internal rooms and majestic forms of the ancient Gothic exterior. To visit the observation deck is open to the inspiring view of the railway area and some remote historical center.
Go around the church and go on a cozy old street Sheptytsky. Be sure to look down into the courtyards. The picturesque courtyards, wells will amaze and captivate you at least Gothic architecture. You will come to a small square to the left of where your attention is one of the most beautiful pieces in the open air in the Baroque style is represented - the Cathedral of St. George. On the old temple site began to build a new one in 1744. He supervised the construction of architect B. Meretin further S. Fesinger. The facade of the temple is decorated with many sculptures of authorship I. Pinsel. To the right of the cathedral, at the intersection of Lystopadovoho rank and Oleksy Nowakowski fascinating ancient manor - a former country house painter Jan Sticks. The building is built in the style of Art Nouveau designed by Yu Zakharevich. Now the house is located a museum artist Oleksa Nowakowski.
Go all the way on the street A. Nowakowski and street Ryleeva go to the park named after Ivan Franko. Walk in a few minutes in the quiet green park will give you privacy fr om the hustle and bustle.
On the opposite side of the park you are waiting for the main building of Lviv National Ivan Franko University imieni.
Right from the University of artsy street Sich Riflemen, complete with stucco facades and reliefs. Turning right and passing on the street. Hnatyuk you will go to the Museum of Ethnography - neobarokkovoy a snap with a memorable sculptural composition in the dome of the building. The museum has a rich collection of Easter eggs and hours, as well as a striking ancient interior.
Go to the other side of Liberty Avenue - the historic streets of Lviv. Before your next tourist site of our tour - St. Peter and Paul. This former Jesuit church was erected in 1630 and is one of the first buildings in the baroque style. It has a beautiful painting of interior walls and underground, open to the public.
The street Szewska go to the Market Square - Luxury historic city center, wh ere from morning till evening festive atmosphere reigns. Be sure to visit the observation deck on the tower of City Hall. You will find yourself at an altitude of 65 meters above the central square - the most exciting part of the city.
Take the street. Drukarska, and then on Krivonosa go to Castle Street, which will bring you to the last point of our route. High Castle Park - a popular destination with the most favorable review of the central attractions of the city. Once upon a time there was a fortress. Now there was only a part of the defensive wall. Hundreds of tourists every day ascent to the top of Castle Hill, to admire the panoramic view of the city.