Private Austrian Architectural Walking Tour Of Lviv

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Your chosen time (tour is available daily, from 10am till 4pm). Please, specify the desired departure time of your tour while booking
  • Departure Details :
    In front of the Lviv Opera and Ballet Theater
  • Return Details :
    Tour ends in the center of the city
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Discover an outstanding architectural ensemble of Lviv-ukraine">Lviv, formed during the reign of the Habsburgs, the great dynasty of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. On this 2.5-hour private walking tour, you will walk through the cozy narrow streets of the historical center of Lviv and hear many intriguing stories from an expert guide. You will find out how Lviv became one of the leading cultural centers in Europe from the 17th-19th centuries, attracting artists and musicians from around the world, who left a significant mark in the history and culture of the city.

Highlights

  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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Meet your guide in front of the Lviv Opera and Ballet Theatre to start a joyful walking tour. You will admire a wonderful Lviv National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet, the most grandiose creations of the Austrian period in Lviv. This beautiful theatre is an outstanding architectural masterpiece. Someone sees it as a piece of imperial Vienna and a copy of the famous Vienna State Opera; others find common features with the well-known theatres in Paris.

You will walk through the beautiful Prospect Svobody, where you guide will show you the monument to T. Shevchenko and not far from it, there is Adam Mickiewicz Monument and a Blessed Virgin Fountain.

Then, you will walk down to the House of Scientists, a former noble casino and one of the finest examples of the neo-baroque palatial architecture. Nowadays, its ornate interiors are often used for balls and charity events. Your guide will show you the Palace of Count Patotskih built in French classical style as well as a modern Grand Hotel, where the world-famous Leopold Von Masoch was born in 1836.

The influence of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire can be seen not only in the architecture of the city, but also in the restaurants and cafes. During the reign of the Habsburg, many restaurants and coffee houses were opened, one of which is the famous "Veronica", typical 19th-century Viennese coffee house, where it you can taste cookies, pastries and cakes made according to the old Austrian recipes.

The tour ends in the city center so that you may have a free time to continue exploring the magnificent city of Lviv.

Inclusions

Professional guide

Private tour

Exclusions

Gratuities

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking