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One of the oldest necropolises not only in Ukraine, but throughout Europe. Here you will fully feel the atmosphere of tranquility and peace.
This is the only Lviv cemetery that has remained outside the historical center of Lviv. Since 1991 it has the status of a historical and cultural museum. Famous figures of politics, culture and art had been buried here from the very beginning. Relatives of the deсeased wanted to perpetuate their memory by creating original tombstones.
Photo: Lychakiv Cemetery, © Magalie L'Abbé
More than 500 grave sculptures and reliefs were installed among the alleys, roads and greenery of trees. There are 5 memorials of different historical periods on the territory of the cemetery. Here are the quaintly decorated graves of Ivan Frank, Markian Shashkevich, Ludwig Ridiger and others.
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Lychakiv Cemetery on the mapLocation: Mechnikova street, 33
More places to visit in Lviv
The Brewery Museum in Lviv is a place where you can touch the history of the creation and try the hop drink that has been made since 1715.17
The whole color of Western Ukraine in one noisy, crowded place with benches dotted with statuettes, paintings, boxes and ornaments.4
Lviv modern art museum «SALO»
This is a place where exhibits can be tasted. Modern art museum Salo is a place where local coloring and modern art are combined.7
What is special about this cafe? Maybe waiters... they are not rude and do not cheat, they just grab you at the entrance, drag to the basement, chain and beat you with a whip.18
To get into this autentic place you obviously need to know the password, because if you do not answer, you will be shot on the spot!14
Underground river Poltva
The longest and most famous dungeon in Lviv. Once one could see the river without going down under the ground. Now it is enclosed in a sarcophagus.8
The biggest park in Lviv with its well-groomed alleys and lake with snow-white swams makes the urbanistic city landscapes more attractive and beautiful.9
Street with several names
Residents of Lviv always manage to be original and unique, even the streets here have not one, but several names.4
The place for gathering of art admirers in any manifestations — from painting to unusual alcohol. Dinners here are surrounded by paintings and held to the sound of jazz music.4
Olesko Castle is an echo of time and centuries, shrouded by secrets and mysteries where old Lviv legends were born and history was written.7