Go down into the dungeon under the very center of the city and discover a completely new page of its history.
Lviv has a hilly relief partly due to the underground river that flows through the whole city. It was enclosed into a concrete sleeve in order to protect its inhabitants. Now tunnels with wide sides are placed along it. An ancient brickwork remained in some places.
Anyone used to be able to go down into the dungeon, that's why this`s where people had been hiding during the war. Now one can see welded iron sheets on the streets of the city. They hide the entrances to the catacombs.
Oddviser doesn't recommend you this adventure, because it's extremely dangerous
How to do?
1. Find the promoter of one of the travel agencies that conduct tours of Lviv dungeons on the Rynok Square.
2. Be sure to follow all of his recommendations, because it can be dangerous in the catacombs. For example, during the rain the water level rises quickly there.
3. If you see a spot of light, you can come closer and wave your hand. This is the camera that broadcasts the video to the restaurant "House of Legends". People on the other side of the screen will witness your adventures.
Where to do?
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
Tips and hints
Do not forget to put on comfortable clothes and take a flashlight. It is very dark in the tunnel.
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