Private Lviv Old Town Walking Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 2 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Daily from 10am to 4pm , Please specify your desired departure time when booking
  • Return Details :
    • Please, contact the local service provider before travel to verify pickup time by email info@greentourua.com or by calling +38-068-143-18-40 • Additional local contact number +38-093-587-29-15.. read more
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

A fascinating 2.5-hour private walking tour will introduce you to the main sights of the UNESCO-listed Lviv Old Town. You will uncover the story of how the city was founded, how it developed through the centuries, and its famous characters who lived there. Ancient Lviv will impress you with its splendid architecture and special atmosphere. Narrow streets, gothic facades, centuries-long history, and much more will make this walk an unforgettable experience.

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Meet your guide in front of the Lviv Opera and Ballet Theater
UNESCO-listed Lviv Old Town is an architectural pearl, where every building has its story. Enjoy a welcoming atmosphere of ancient city, walking through the cozy cobblestone streets.
The highlight of Lviv Old Town is a famous Rynok Square. Four corners of the square are decorated with fountains with mythological figures of gods. It’s a must-visit place in Lviv.
An operating Lviv City Council and City Administration are located in this building, in the very heart of Market Square. A beautiful view of the city is opened from the top of the tower.
Discover one of the most ancient churches of Lviv, built in 14th century and included on UNESCO list.
Stroll down one of the most ancient street of Lviv and discover its rich history. Discover such interesting sights as the building, known as “the house of the seasons” and the monument to kerosene lamp inventor.
Visit one of the oldest operating pharmacies in Europe, located on the Market Square. Its foundation dates back to 1735, and it is also known by the name “Pharmacy under the black eagle”.
Take a look at so-called “black pearl” of Lviv Old Town – Chapel of Boim Family, built as a family vault in early 17th century. The walls of the chapel are decorated with scenes from the Bible.
You will meet your local guide in front of the Lviv Opera and Ballet House and follow the tracks of the Middle Ages. You will enjoy the fascinating story of how the architectural ensemble formed the heart of the city, Market Square. In Market Square, there was a rule of "equal opportunity" where wealthy locals who dreamt of settling down here were forced to build their houses in such way that they could have not more than three floors and three windows along the façade. The four corners of the square are decorated with the beautiful fountains with Greek mythology figures. There is an impressive City Hall just a few steps from it.Walking through the narrow streets of the historical center of Lviv, passing the old churches, stately homes, statues and monuments of famous people, you will admire the Old Town, which is now included on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Over the course of this walking tour, pay special attention to the masterpieces of local architecture like the Church of the Jesuits, built in the Baroque style, as well as one of the city's oldest churches - the Latin Cathedral, partly preserved the features of the original Gothic layout. In addition, you will certainly see a famous and very unique Chapel of the Boim family made of gray and blackened sandstone and decorated with incredible baroque carvings.The highlight of the tour is a visit of the Pharmacy Museum, which is one of the oldest operating pharmacies in Europe. Passing through the north side of town, you will explore the Armenian quarter - one of the most interesting places in Lviv, where the local Armenians created the center of their cultural life with its unique architecture and original spirit of the ancient civilization. This is especially felt in the Armenian Cathedral, a unique sample of Eastern culture in Europe.Tour ends in the center of the city. Your friendly guide will advise you the best restaurants and cafes that you may visit in your free time.
Contemplate one of the iconic monuments of Lviv – an impressive Dominican Cathedral, built in 18th century in baroque style. It has always played an important role in the history of Lviv and your guide will tell you the most interesting facts.
Explore an important religious site of Lviv, Church of St. Andrew – a former Bernardine Church. Today it is an active Greek Catholic Church, whose architectural ensemble includes a bell tower and rotunda over the well.
Take a look at an important religious monument of 17th century, built in baroque style and uncover its history.
Walk through an elegant central street of Lviv and discover interesting stories about the life of the city from your local guide.
See a modern monument to Grand Duke of Galicia-Volyn Danylo, opened in 2001 and learn important facts from the history of Ukraine from your expert guide.
Discover the history of Lubomirski Palace – baroque-style building, located on the Rynok Square.
Take a look at the elegant building of Bandinelli Palace, located on the Rynok Square. The first postal office was opened here in the beginning of 17th century.

Itinerary:


Meet your guide in front of the Lviv Opera and Ballet Theater
UNESCO-listed Lviv Old Town is an architectural pearl, where every building has its story. Enjoy a welcoming atmosphere of ancient city, walking through the cozy cobblestone streets.
The highlight of Lviv Old Town is a famous Rynok Square. Four corners of the square are decorated with fountains with mythological figures of gods. It’s a must-visit place in Lviv.
An operating Lviv City Council and City Administration are located in this building, in the very heart of Market Square. A beautiful view of the city is opened from the top of the tower.
Discover one of the most ancient churches of Lviv, built in 14th century and included on UNESCO list.
Stroll down one of the most ancient street of Lviv and discover its rich history. Discover such interesting sights as the building, known as “the house of the seasons” and the monument to kerosene lamp inventor.
Visit one of the oldest operating pharmacies in Europe, located on the Market Square. Its foundation dates back to 1735, and it is also known by the name “Pharmacy under the black eagle”.
Take a look at so-called “black pearl” of Lviv Old Town – Chapel of Boim Family, built as a family vault in early 17th century. The walls of the chapel are decorated with scenes from the Bible.
You will meet your local guide in front of the Lviv Opera and Ballet House and follow the tracks of the Middle Ages. You will enjoy the fascinating story of how the architectural ensemble formed the heart of the city, Market Square. In Market Square, there was a rule of "equal opportunity" where wealthy locals who dreamt of settling down here were forced to build their houses in such way that they could have not more than three floors and three windows along the façade. The four corners of the square are decorated with the beautiful fountains with Greek mythology figures. There is an impressive City Hall just a few steps from it. Walking through the narrow streets of the historical center of Lviv, passing the old churches, stately homes, statues and monuments of famous people, you will admire the Old Town, which is now included on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Over the course of this walking tour, pay special attention to the masterpieces of local architecture like the Church of the Jesuits, built in the Baroque style, as well as one of the city's oldest churches - the Latin Cathedral, partly preserved the features of the original Gothic layout. In addition, you will certainly see a famous and very unique Chapel of the Boim family made of gray and blackened sandstone and decorated with incredible baroque carvings. The highlight of the tour is a visit of the Pharmacy Museum, which is one of the oldest operating pharmacies in Europe. Passing through the north side of town, you will explore the Armenian quarter - one of the most interesting places in Lviv, where the local Armenians created the center of their cultural life with its unique architecture and original spirit of the ancient civilization. This is especially felt in the Armenian Cathedral, a unique sample of Eastern culture in Europe. Tour ends in the center of the city. Your friendly guide will advise you the best restaurants and cafes that you may visit in your free time.
Contemplate one of the iconic monuments of Lviv – an impressive Dominican Cathedral, built in 18th century in baroque style. It has always played an important role in the history of Lviv and your guide will tell you the most interesting facts.
Explore an important religious site of Lviv, Church of St. Andrew – a former Bernardine Church. Today it is an active Greek Catholic Church, whose architectural ensemble includes a bell tower and rotunda over the well.
Take a look at an important religious monument of 17th century, built in baroque style and uncover its history.
Walk through an elegant central street of Lviv and discover interesting stories about the life of the city from your local guide.
See a modern monument to Grand Duke of Galicia-Volyn Danylo, opened in 2001 and learn important facts from the history of Ukraine from your expert guide.
Discover the history of Lubomirski Palace – baroque-style building, located on the Rynok Square.
Take a look at the elegant building of Bandinelli Palace, located on the Rynok Square. The first postal office was opened here in the beginning of 17th century.

Inclusions

  • Professional guide
  • Private walking tour

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities

Additional Info

Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller

Suitable for all physical fitness levels