Pysanka is a hand-painted egg, on which every sign, line and symbol have their secret desire or special meaning.
Pysanka, along with vyshyvanka and rushnyk, is a symbol of Ukrainian culture. No Easter can do without these bright symbolizing life, happiness, peace, beauty painted with love eggs. In all markets of the city you can buy a wooden or beaded pysanka with various ornaments as a souvenir.
How to do?
1. Go to the Vernissage market in the heart of the city near the Lviv Opera House.
2. Go through the market, here you will find vintage items, paintings and souvenirs for every taste.
3. When you find a counter with pysanka, just choose the one you like the most, because despite the fact that every color, symbol, sign has its value, they all predict happiness, luck and love.
Where to do?
The whole color of Western Ukraine in one noisy, crowded place with benches dotted with statuettes, paintings, boxes and ornaments.4
Location: Vycheva Square
Open hours: from 08:00 am to 06:00 pm.
The cost of pysanka depends on the material and size. A small wooden pysanka costs from 5 to 50 hryvnias, and beaded one - from 50 to 190 hryvnias.
More things to do in Lviv
Benzinovka is a signature Lviv drink with a strange name, that sometimes misleads inexperienced travelers. 146Kryivka
Climb the High Castle
High Castle is a quiet, shady, spacious park within walking distance of the city center, on a high mountain, with panoramic view of the city.FREE11Lviv High Castle
Visit the Christmas Market
On December 29, the Day of Saint Nicholas, the main festive Christmas tree lights up its garlands and at the same time the Christmas Market begins.FREE3Lviv Opera House
Try Lviv beer
Learn the secret of the birth of this drink, inhale the smell of hops and malt, touch the history of creation and feel the magic taste of beer. 1510Brewery Museum
Take a horse carriage ride
To get soaked with the city of medieval period, take a horse carriage ride around historical places of amazing Lviv. 10004
Know more things to do?
Share your ideas of what to do in Lviv with other travellers — together we'll make our travellings more interesting!