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Take a walk through the Lychakiv Cemeteryin Lviv, Ukraine

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You will find tombstone sculptures and family crypts are burials of prominent figures of Ukraine here.
How to take a walk through the Lychakiv Cemetery in Lviv
Hundreds of famous politicians, writers, artists, priests and military were buried in one of the oldest cemeteries of Ukraine.

Lychakiv Cemetery, Lviv
Photo: Lychakiv Cemetery, © Maya Maceka

An interesting feature of the park is the unusual tombstones, depicting angels and deceased, dancing, singing, playing on stage — engaged in a favourite activity.

How to do?

1. Come to the cemetery at Mechnikov, 33.
2. Buy a ticket to enter the territory.
3. You can book an excursion from the cemetery administration.

Lychakiv Cemetery, Lviv
Photo: Lychakiv Cemetery, © Stefan P @flickr

4. At the time it was made to look like a park. Walk along its avenues, dividing the park into few zones. There are several memorials, including monastic burial vaults.

Where to do?

#7Lychakiv Cemetery in LvivLychakiv Cemetery

One of the oldest necropolises not only in Ukraine, but throughout Europe. Here you will fully feel the atmosphere of tranquility and peace.

Location: Mechnikova street, 33
Open hours: Mn-Sn: 9:00—18:00

When to do?

Daily from 9:00 to 18:00.

How much?

Adult ticket - 30 UAH, child ticket - 20 UAH. Excursion - 100 UAH. More than 10 people - 150 UAH.

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Guest10 April 2020

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