Today we’ll make a journey to the Ukrainian city Lviv which is well-known for its sights and chocolate.
The water park.
A wooden call-box.
The Bernardine Cathedral, now the Greek-Catholic Church of St. Andrew is a perfect example of Lviv architecture of late renaissance.
Construction of the Cathedral began in 1600.
Inside the Cathedral.
You are welcome to take and use your cameras.
The square in front of the Cathedral is decorated with a statue of Saint Yan from Dukla which is now under reconstruction.
The Cathedral is a part of a fortified Monastery.
The bell tower of the Cathedral.
The place used to embrace monastic cells and today has the Central State Historical Archive inside.
The floor is covered with wooden blocks.
The gates were built in the beginning of the XVII century.
Numerous indicators will tell you how to reach different sights.
A Monument to King Danilo Galitsky who found the city.
Corners of local buildings are often decorated with various figures.
Do you think it to be a tram? No, it’s a small drinking spot.
Cozy cafes can be found everywhere.
A plenty of pedestrian streets with comfortable benches are located in the center of the city.
Monument to Adam Mitskevich.
Lviv is abundant with tourists.
The city is also famous for numerous weddings.
Boim Chapel is located near the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and is a valuable monument of the Renaissance in Lviv. Chapel is similar to Sigismund Chapel near Wawel Cathedral in Krakow.
Live statues are very popular in Lviv.
Would you like to try the tasty sweets?
The impressive Latin Cathedral was visited by Pope Ioan Paul II in 2001.
Girls in beautiful dresses sell flowers and candies.
Lviv city hall.
Square around the city hall is decorated with statutes of Greek Gods.
A market is located in the very center of the city.
The market was created after the city was conquered by the Polish king Casimir the Great.
The buildings were intended for the rich as land in the city center was too expensive. That time people had to pay taxes for a number of windows in their houses that’s why many fronts of the buildings have only three windows.
The architectural ensemble of the square has been formed during XIV-XIX centuries. Its primary view was lost due to fires.
The famous chocolate shop of Lviv.
Here you can see the process of chocolate making with your own eyes.
Here you can also try delicious candies.
The girl is sticking posters onto the wall inviting people to visit the event devoted to eating of curd and fruit dumplings.
Boim Chapel is decorated with a unique statue of sitting Christ.
Now let’s climb the roof of a city hall to look at the city.
The first city hall was a wooden construction with a high tower. The building however was burnt in the beginning of the XVII century. The modern construction was erected in 1851.
Over 400 steps lead to the top of the city hall.
A view of the market from above.
The TV tower.
The city hall is located in the building that is occupied by the city administration of Lviv.
The Dominican church.
The Armenian church.
The central market.
The Latin Cathedral.
The flag of Ukraine on the Cathedral.
One roof is decorated with the famous picture.
The square of Schevchenko.
The Opera Theater.
The Transfiguration Square.
An Italian yard.
The House of Legends.
St. Bernardine monastery.
A stained glass window of the city hall.