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1. Underground of Lviv Private Walking Tour
Meet your local guide in front of the Opera and Ballet Theater and start discovering mysterious underground world of Lviv. The winding labyrinths beneath the Lviv Old Town hide plenty of intriguing secrets and mysteries, the most striking of which will be revealed to you by your expert guide. If you are brave, and ghosts don’t frighten you, you will enjoy this exciting journey! First, you will descend to the mysterious undergrounds of the Church of Jesuits. Your guide will show you precious frescoes of the 17th century and remains of the defense walls. You will see an engraved sarcophagus of the 18th century that has some strange marks on its cover, as if someone was trying to open it from inside. Also, you will hear a horrifying legend about the ghost of the Black Monk, who wanders in the Church looking for his soul. Then, you will discover another mysterious and chilling attraction –...
2. Kamianets-Podilskyi: Private Walking Tour
Kamianets-Podilskyi is a real hidden gem in Western Ukraine that counts with a great number of important historical and architectural monuments. It has a special charm of a small city with a peaceful ambiance and quiet rhythm of life. The outstanding architectural features of the city are characterized by a combination of different epochs and styles that harmoniously reflected on the city's appearance. You will discover all the must-visit landmarks of Kamianets-Podilskyi during this 3-hour walking tour. Your friendly guide will introduce you to the rich centuries-old history of the city and show you beautiful places like the City Hall building, Cathedral of Saint Peter and Paul, the Turkish Minaret, Novoplanivskiy Bridge, St. Nikolas Dominican Cathedral and St. Nicolas Armenian Church. This tour will provide you with plenty of fascinating information about the city and leave you lots o...
3. From Lviv: Private Olesko, Pidhirtsi & Zolochiv Castles Tour
Head out on one of the most popular Galician tourist routes: a tour around the Golden Horseshoe of Lviv Region castles. Spend a day visiting 3 medieval castles, each of which features a unique architecture and an interesting history. Olesko, Pidhirtsi, and Zolochiv Castles have witnessed many important historical events. Thousands of tourists flock to these magical places to plunge into the history of Ukraine and take a quick trip to the Middle Ages. • Olesko Castle On a tour of the oldest Ukrainian castle, first mentioned in 1327, learn the amazing and mystical birth story of the Polish King Jan III Sobieski. Listen to a romantic legend about the ghosts of 2 lovers, who are still looking for each other, wandering along the dark corridors. Another story about the unlucky owner of the castle, who almost destroyed it while searching the tres aasure, promises to amuse. The galleries of th...
4. Lviv: The Underground Mysteries of Lviv
Discover the tunnels and passages under Lviv that are more than 700 years old and over 100 kilometers long. Over the centuries, the walls of the underground labyrinths have seen kings, monks, lovers, knights, ordinary citizens, those hiding from war, and more. Tombs, gold coins, antique furniture, and weapons can still be found beneath the surface. They also say that ghosts haunt the dark crypts. DUNGEONS OF THE DOMINICAN MONASTERY It is believed that in the dungeons of the Dominican Monastery are the remains of a 13th-century prince. Discover the monk's cells and the torture hall as you find out what torture methods people used in the Middle Ages and how they sought out witches. DUNGEONS OF THE JESUIT MONKS The longest and most intricate Lviv dungeons are located under the St Peter and Paul Churches of the Jesuit Order. Some of them were once used as crypts as well. In the dungeons,...
Our guide, Igor was great. Hugh knowledge and great way of delivering it. Thank you Igor
5. Lviv: 2.5-Hour Highlights Walking Tour
Meet your guide by City Hall on Market Square and enter the heart of the medieval city. Embark on a 2.5-hour walking tour of the city center, where every house has a fascinating story. Take a look at the unique Black House, built for the Italian tax collector, Tomaso Alberti in 1577. Admire the historic façade of the late Renaissance townhouse of Bandinelli Palace, and discover the former residence of the wealthiest citizen in the whole history of Lviv at Kornyakt Palace, built for a Greek merchant in the late 16th century. Stroll down the narrow streets to explore the Armenian Quarter, with a unique Armenian church famous for its silent and mystical atmosphere. Continue to the Ruthenian Quarter, where the main Orthodox church can be found. Journey past the remains of the defensive walls to the Jewish Quarter. End at the remarkable Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet on Liberty Avenue (P...
Great knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide. Very interesting tour of a fascinating historical city. Excellent experience!
6. From Lviv: 1-Day Tour of Ivano-Frankivsk (Stanislaviv)
Get off the beaten track and explore one of the most charming towns in Western Ukraine - Ivano-Frankivsk. Founded in 1662 as Stanislawiw it was renamed during the Soviet times into Ivano-Frankivsk in honor of Ivan Franko – a prominent Ukrainian poet and writer. The city lies halfway between Lviv and the Carpathian mountains. It still retains its charm and quietness. The town is waiting for you with a handfull of unique shops, splendid architecture and restaurants with mouthwatering local food. You'll drive 120km southeast from Lviv in a comfortable mini-van or car with your English-speaking guide. Discover this secret gem!
7. Lviv Old Town: 2.5-Hour Small Group Walking Tour
Meet your friendly local guide in front of the Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet, and set off on a small group walking tour of the Old Town. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998 in recognition of its virtually intact medieval urban topography, the city is full of cozy narrow streets with fantastic architecture. Learn about the famous artists who have performed on stage at the Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet. Then, walk through the central avenue of Prospect Svobody and see the Blessed Virgin Fountain and the monument to the Polish poet, Adam Mickiewicz on Mickiewicz Square. Next, go to the Church of the Jesuits and the impressive Dominican Cathedral. Take a look at the enigmatic Chapel of the Boim Family and Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. A highlight of your tour will be a visit to vibrant Market Square, the heart of political, cultural and commercia...
8. From Kamianets-Podilskiy: Khotyn Fortress Day Trip
Your friendly guide will pick you up from your hotel in Kamianets-Podilskiy and then you will set off on a half-day tour to Khotyn. It takes about half an hour to reach the destination and the road goes through beautiful landscapes. Khotyn Fortress is a wonderful example of medieval fortification architecture that has survived until the present day. Founded in 13th-century, it has witnessed many important battles and historic events. Protected by the 40 meter defense walls and surrounded by a deep moat, Khotyn Fortress could repel attacks from enemies. Get inside the fortress through a drawbridge and enter a spacious courtyard. Exploring the inner territory, you will also contemplate stunning views of the Dniester River. Being extremely picturesque, Khotyn Fortress is a sought after location for filmmakers. You may recognize this place in such historical movies such as “The Three Musket...
9. Lviv: Sykhiv-District Soviet Legacy and Modern Living
Discover Lviv beyond the touristic city center, traveling to one of its most story-rich neighborhoods. Whilst there, explore its Soviet past, as well as its modern-day life. Sykhiv was built in a Soviet Modernist style in the 1970s and 1980s to house industrial workers and their families. It was designed and presented as an ideal residential neighborhood for the Soviet citizen, including all of life's necessities. These encompassed schools, daycare centers, cafeterias, shops, and other services, all within a short walking distance from your apartment. Explore the biggest and fastest-developing residential district of Lviv, with massive cement blocks standing beside modern, post-Soviet apartment buildings, and up-and-coming hipster establishments.
10. Lviv: Private Beer Tasting Walking Tour
Immerse yourself in Lviv's beer-brewing traditions on this guided tour. Start your tour in the heart of the city, in a centrally-located pub where you can find over 20 varieties of beer from all over the world. Taste one of the best varieties of Ukranian beer and find out more about the history of this ancient drink. Next, head to a historical restaurant and be impressed by the 17th-century building's charming atmosphere, unique stained-glass window, and portraits of famous people. Journey into the history of Lviv and find out more about the city's ancient brewing traditions. Afterward, visit a Czech brewery where real Czech beer is created. Enjoy a tour of the brewery and see the different stages of the beer production process. Moreover, learn distinctive features of Czech beer and taste one the best varieties of this legendary drink. Next, visit a local-favorite restaurant where you ...
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What people are saying about Lviv
The tour guide was very professional with very good knowledge of German, but unfortunately with such heat there was no air conditioning in the car. The tour description said that we should be brought back to the hotel but we drove to the hotel ourselves.
Alexander was extremely knowledgeable about the site. He provided very in-depth information about a number of different people and graves in the cemetery. He also personalized the tour a bit to show specific areas based off of our questions.
Nina was very knowledgeable. I love history and appreciated the statues and architecture better. she was very kind. I highly recommend this tour. She was really passionate about her city.
We got a wonderful informing tour by Inna. She was very friendly and kind. Very much recommended!
Our guide, Igor was great. Hugh knowledge and great way of delivering it. Thank you Igor