Lviv: 3-Hour Medical-Themed Walking Tour

Lviv: 3-Hour Medical-Themed Walking Tour

From $41.69 per person

Enjoy a city tour with stories about old drugstores and an overview of the old pharmacy equipment used in the Middle Ages. Visit old hospitals, modern clinics and historic medical buildings. Listen to stories about hormones of happiness and love pills.

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Duration 3 hours
Starting times 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 4:00 PM, 6:00 PM
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English, French, German, Polish, Russian
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Lviv and listen to stories about the old city
  • Discover the medical history of Lviv
  • Taste sweet pills
Full description
Visit the Pharmacy Museum, previously called Under the Black Eagle, the oldest of the existing pharmacies in Lviv, turned into the only museum in Ukraine where you can see the old pharmacy equipment used by medieval pharmacists. It seems as though the spirit of health, longevity and even immortality has sprung up. People believed in it and this faith was a peculiar psychological medicine for disease. Sweets from Lviv chocolate manufacture were also good pills because they produce the real hormone of happiness. Then, visit the Museum of the History of Medicine, where you can learn about the Ukrainian medical community, about the galician doctors and the history of the Ukrainian Red Cross. The building of the Regional Clinical Hospital was built as an educational institution for gentry youth. The Austrian government transferred the building to a government hospital, which in 1866 became a general city hospital. Discover the Lviv National Medical University, named after Danylo Halytsky, is one of the largest and oldest medical educational institutions in Ukraine. At the beginning of its existence, the pharmacy produced a small amount of drugs from chemicals and raw materials, which were obtained from wholesale trading enterprises, mainly from Vienna. Explore the restaurant, the Gas Lamp Museum, which hosts a collection of kerosene lamps. The atmosphere of this Lviv pub is complemented with explosions, flashes and smells of kerosene.
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  • Live guide
  • Tastings according to the description
  • Entrance tickets
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  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meet at Pidvalna St, 11, Lviv

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December 2, 2019

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