There is something magical about this little historical town, it makes you feel like home. Lviv is an ancient town in Ukraine, very popular among tourists. This gorgeous town gets deeply into with its cobblestone roads, magnificent churches, beautiful architecture, ancient buildings, extremely friendly atmosphere and welcoming cafes, bars and restaurants.
Your first stop when wondering around the town should definitely be Rynok Square, it was built in 19th century. The Square are surrounded by old houses, some of them transformed into galleries, pubs, museums or coffee stores and chocolate factories. Lots of interesting souvenirs can be found there. Lviv Town Hall is the next place that must be visited. About 400 steps and you are right at the top of Town Hall building, from where you can enjoy marvelous view of the whole Lviv.
There is one more spot for amazing city view, not far there is also High Castle place. Climb up the hill and enjoy gorgeous sunset.
The next interesting place to see would be building of modern art – Dzyga Art Gallery. The gallery presents such works as paintings, sculptures and graphics of modern artists.
Lviv’s churches will bring you tranquility and appeasement. You definitely would want to visit such church as Latin Cathedral, Armenian Cathedral, Bernardine Church, and Dominican Church.
Another exquisite and interesting place to see is museum of pharmacy. It has very rich collection of rare exhibits, old equipment, bottles and 18th century scales.
There is no secret that Lviv is famous for low prices as well as tasty coffee. There are charming coffee places everywhere. You can find more than 30 different coffee varieties! ‘Svit kavy’ offers perfectly brewed coffee, which goes wonderfully with handmade Lviv chocolate – will blow your mind for a little while! As about handmade chocolate, there are special places called ‘Lviv Chocolate Factory’, where you can even observe and enjoy the process of preparing chocolate and candies. By the way, handmade candies could be a great choice for a souvenir from Lviv.
Local restaurants will impress you with its own unique atmosphere, delicious cuisine, very low prices.
‘Kumpel’ is famous for being the first restaurant- brewery in Lviv. Today there a couple of such restaurants in Lviv. ‘Dim Legend’ is a bar, restaurant, souvenir shop.
‘Baczewski’ has early 20th century interior, vintage furniture, souvenir store and distinguish cuisine.
‘Kryivka’ is another surprise, worth visiting as well as ‘Rebernya’, where you can try the most delicious ribs.
‘Pravda beer theatre’ is popular spot to find good quality beers with creative names and labels, fun souvenirs and listen to live orchestra. And of course famous grill restaurant ‘Meat and Justice’, which offers fantastic food, great music and energized atmosphere. Perfect place for meat lovers.
This little charming town has its own soul, once you visit Lviv, it will stay in your heart forever. If you have some free time you should visit SPA na Ukrainie in Truskavets.