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For group of 200 $

The Tour to Lviv includes visiting the most exciting attractions. We offer a 5-stop bus tour around Lviv and 3 walking tours as follows: ‘Elite Lviv’ Tour, ‘Walking the Ancient Streets of Lviv’ Tour, and ‘Lviv’s Underground’ Tour.

You can order the tour on English, Hebrew, Russian and Ukrainian languages.

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Tour to Lviv for 2 days

The indicated price is actual for group no more tnan 7 people.

For group with more than 7 people price is calculated individually.

 

    Day 1

  • 9:00-12:00 Excursions "Around the streets of ancient city”.
  • 12:00-14:00 Excursion "Elite Lviv".

    Day 2

  • 10:00-11:30 Bus Excursion around Lviv (big route)
  • 12:00-13:00 Bus Excursion around Lviv (little route)

‘Walking the Ancient Streets of Lviv’ Tour

You will see around 50 sights and attractions of Lviv including monuments, memorials and churches such as the Taras Shevchenko Monument, the Adam Mitskevich Monument, the Latin Cathedral, the Armenian Cathedral, the Dominican Cathedral, the Royal Arsenal and the City Arsenal. You will visit themed cafes and restaurants (Kryivka, House of Legends, At the Golden Rose, Pravda Beer Theatre, etc.)

 

Lviv Town Hall (Ratusha)

Throughout the course of its history, Lviv Town Hall was a place of meeting of local deputies. It’s a place where the city's fate is decided; however, tourists are more attracted by the roof of the Town Hall’s tower. From up here you can admire the panoramic view of the historic city. You will get a better view of roofs, compare the streets and assess architectural elements. Besides that, there is an old clock with a unique mechanism on the Ratusha’s tower. Perhaps, you will ask: What's so special about it? Let’s keep the intrigue until the tour.

Fountains

In 1793, four fountains were constructed at Rynok Square — one on every corner of the square. Each fountain has an octagonal bowl; in the center of the bowl, there is an ancient mythology statue such as the God of the sea Neptune and his wife Amphitrita, the Goddess of the hunt Diana and the hero Adonis.

Black Stone House

A historic black building with a lot of architectural elements. Why the building became black? Maybe you have your own idea? Scientists shared so many versions that they cannot choose one single common version. The house was built in 1577. Its architecture is referred to as ‘Renaissance’ architecture. The building was attributed to Petro Krasovsky. Today, there is the Lviv Historical Museum inside the mysterious Black Stone House.

Latin Cathedral

The Latin Cathedral is another mystery. It is a shrine whose architecture could be used as a study guide for both students and scientists. It was built in the Gothic style. For several years, the building had been reconstructed, restored and decorated with new stylistic elements. It combines the features of the Baroque, the Renaissance, and the Secession style. And what about you? What can you see here?

Armenian Cathedral

Look at the ground. These slabs are Armenians’ burial places. People say that the human soul leaves the earth only after its name disappears from a headstone. Anyone who walks over these gravestones at the entrance to the Armenian Cathedral brings dozens of Armenians closer to heaven. It is a unique piece of architectural of the XIV-XV centuries. It's a small piece of the East in the middle of Europe. One of the most exciting peculiarities of the Cathedral is the wooden chapel referred to as Golgotha (don’t worry, our guide will tell you about it).

Dominican Cathedral

This Cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, because it’s a unique piece of architecture in the very heart of Lviv’s historic ensemble. The Dominican Cathedral, the Church of the Holy Eucharist, the Church of the Body of Christ, and the Dominican Monastery are included in one glorious building. Moreover, the Dominican Cathedral is a piece of architecture of national importance.

Royal Arsenal

This fortification was built at the expense of King Wladyslaw IV Vasa. Long ago, there was a weapons storehouse there. The Royal Arsenal was a place of casting bells and weapons. Today, the State Archive is located here. It really looks like a royal palace from the outside. At first glance, you would never guess that it’s a part of the fortification wall of ancient Lviv. However, it is not the only mystery of Lviv that will be discovered to you as part of our tour.

City arsenal

A long time ago, these walls protected Lviv against invaders and enemies. Today, they attract tourists and curious visitors. The City Arsenal is a fortification landmark. Besides, there is one of Lviv’s most incredible museums inside of it - the Museum of World Weapons of different historical eras. Come and touch these glorious walls, and you will feel the real power and might of Lviv.

Restaurants of Lokal network

We can hardly speak about Lviv without mentioning a creative team of Lokal restaurant network. Every place where legends are told and amazing unusual foods are prepared is created by Lokal restaurant network. Kryivka pub known all over Ukraine, Masons, Ukraine’s most expensive restaurant, breathtaking Handmade Chocolate Works, shocking Masoch Cafe, unusual Hasova Lyampa Restaurant, atmospheric House of Legends Restaurant, and extraordinary At the Golden Rose Restaurant are worth hearing and seeing.

Vernissage Souvenir Market

You can see the whole creative capacity of Lviv’s craftsmen and craftswomen at this market. It is quite likely that here you will find craft techniques and handmade pieces you may have never heard of. Unusual souvenirs, memorable items, and high-quality ‘vyshyvankas’ (traditional shirts) – you can buy all this at Lviv’s Vernissage.

‘Elite Lviv’ Tour

Opera House (Theatre of Opera and Ballet)

 

The luxurious building of one of the most beautiful opera houses is the ‘pearl’ of the city center. The Solomiya Krushelnytska Lviv State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet is impressive from the outside and luxurious inside. It was compared to the Paris Opera and the Vienna Opera House. You would like to remember it. Columns, sculptures, balustrades, statues of muses, and high reliefs – this is the way the Lviv Opera looks from the outside. The interior of the Lviv Opera will astonish you - gilding, colored marble, and decorative paintings. You will see that we are not exaggerating.

House of Scientists

 

The luxurious building of one of the most beautiful opera houses is the ‘pearl’ of the city center. The Solomiya Krushelnytska Lviv State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet is impressive from the outside and luxurious inside. It was compared to the Paris Opera and the Vienna Opera House. You would like to remember it. Columns, sculptures, balustrades, statues of muses, and high reliefs – this is the way the Lviv Opera looks from the outside. The interior of the Lviv Opera will astonish you - gilding, colored marble, and decorative paintings. You will see that we are not exaggerating. The first thing that catches your attention is the unique design of the lobby’s staircase. It makes the interior look more elegant and even the aristocratic. Every single interior element is worth your attention. You will feel like a noble lady or gentleman here, because these walls are indicative of nobles, earls, and aristocrats. Currently, the House of Scientists is a place where movies are filmed, wedding photography sessions are held and real magnificent balls are organized.

Potocki Palace

This majestic building was attributed to French architect Louis d'Overnu. The palace was designed to order of Count Alfred Józef Potocki, the Viceroy of the Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria, and the job was done perfectly. It is one of the largest palaces in Lviv. Due to location in Lviv’s historic center, it seems even more authentic. Th glory among the narrow streets full of various pieces of architecture.

Bus excursion on distant point of Lviv

The unusual sightseeing tour around Lviv begins at Svobody Avenue, one of city’s most beautiful streets. This is the place where visitors can see glorious pieces of architecture that make the avenue unique and alluring.

From the very first minute of the tour by Wonder Bus through the streets of Lviv, travelers will enjoy amazing views of the city. Traveling through both the modern city center and the historic one, visitors will be able to see the main historic and cultural landmarks remained intact until the present day.

The initial sightseeing Wonder Bus route around Lviv passes through Torhova St., Pidvalna St., Vynnychenka St., Kryvonosa St., Lysenka St., and M. Zankovetskoyi St. Every building located here is worth special attention of those who are curious to learn how the unique and harmonious atmosphere of Lviv is created.

Lychakiv Cemetery

 

Walking tour around Lviv incudes several stops at the most exciting sights such as Lychakiv Cemetery. This necropolis is the burial place of Lviv’s most outstanding people, public and cultural figures. This is why the cemetery has unusual sculptures, creatively decorated vaults, and millions of cut flowers.

This elite ‘necropolis’ protects peaceful rest of hundreds of famous people buried here: cultural figures, managers, and heroes. There are graves of famous and not very famous men and women who made their invaluable contribution to the development of Ukraine and Lviv. The first burial place at the Lychakiv Cemetery dates back to 1786. Recent burial places are occupied by graves of Ukrainian fighters in the ATO area.

High Castle

 

It is very nice and always calm here. Because when you are standing on a very high point looking at the historic City of Lion, nothing can spoil your impressions about things you have seen. People say there really was a glorious castle of Kings Lev and Danylo. But today, there is only a mound of ruins left instead of the castle. However, this mound of ruins remains a favorite attraction of tourists, visitors and Lvivians.

 

Moving further from Lychakivska Street to Heroiv Maidanu Street, the sightseeing Wonder Bus will take you past the magnificent ancient temples such as St. George's Cathedral, St. Elizabeth Church, the Latin Cathedral, and the Jesuit Church (the Church of the Society of Jesus). The guide who is very knowledgeable about the history of Lviv will tell you about notable events that happened around these glorious places of worship.

Church of Saints Olga and Elizabeth

 

It is Lviv’s highest shrine and one of the most majestic holy places. It is a Roman Catholic Church erected in the Neo-Gothic style that can be seen from anywhere around the city. The Church of Saints Olga and Elizabeth is popularly called ‘Elzbieta’. This is due to the fact that the Church is named after Elisabeth of Bavaria, the wife of Austria-Hungary's Emperor Franz Joseph (Josef). You should see the majestic architecture and mysterious stained glass windows in the interior.

Stepan Bandera Monument

 

The monument to the national hero Stepan Bandera occupies a large area in Lviv. There is a 30 meter Triumphal Arch behind it. The hero’s monument has been protecting all the milestones of Ukrainian statehood including the princely era, the Cossacks time, the period of both the Ukrainian People's Republic and the Western Ukrainian People's Republic, and finally, the present day. No one threatens Ukrainian integrity. No one will encroach on Lviv, because it is protected by the seven meter Stepan Bandera Monument.

St. George's Archcathedral

 

It stands high on St. George's Hill attracting by its golden domes and incredible beauty of its architecture. The St. George's Archcathedral is one of the city’s most beautiful architectural complexes. Nowadays, it still remains the main facility of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in Lviv and is an outstanding piece of architecture that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Besides, tourists will enjoy a comfortable walk along the streets named after Nicolaus Copernicus, Stepan Bandera, and Metropolitan Sheptytskyi. Each street is graced with masterful and very expressive sculptural compositions immortalizing heroic deeds, scientific breakthroughs and achievements of these undoubtedly great men of their time.

Besides, when travelling through the streets of Lviv by Wonder Bus, you will have a chance to see the glory of the city protective embankments, the legendary Powder Tower, the City Arsenal, and other buildings and structures that make this ancient and very beautiful city known for all over the world.

Оглядова екскурсія вулицями Львова на диво-потязі

Lviv Town Hall (Ratusha)

Throughout the course of its history, Lviv Town Hall was a place of meeting of local deputies. It’s a place where the city's fate is decided; however, tourists are more attracted by the roof of the Town Hall’s tower. From up here you can admire the panoramic view of the historic city. You will get a better view of roofs, compare the streets and assess architectural elements. Besides that, there is an old clock with a unique mechanism on the Ratusha’s tower. Perhaps, you will ask: What's so special about it? Let’s keep the intrigue until the tour.

Powder Tower

This majestic fortification was erected in the 16th century and is one of few towers that have remained intact since then. It is located on the ancient protective embankments raised in the times of Kievan Rus. Tourists taking the tour around Lviv by Wonder Train will be able to see unusual architecture of this building and hear exciting stories told by the guide. These are stories about the defense of the Powder Tower and a mystical legend about a commandant who decided to protect it from enemies at all times.

Rynok (Market) Square

One of the most charming and atmospheric spots. It’s the best place where you can really breathe in and hear the city. Rynok Square is notable for its very special architecture. It has so many unique monuments that it’s hard to count. It seems that every stone of the block paving preserves its own unique story. You can smell the scent of coffee everywhere. You can hear music playing. It’s the sound of violin, guitar, and tambourine. Listen carefully to Lviv and you will fall in love with it that will last forever.

St. Nicholas Church

This landmark of national importance is one of the oldest city temples founded in the times of Prince (Kniaz) Daniel of Galicia (Halych). Sightseeing tour around Lviv by Wonder Train offers you an opportunity to see the ancient walls of the church bell tower and hear ancient legends about the history of this landmark. Thus, you will find that long ago, it was the King’s tomb and the heart of Lviv’s social life.

Lviv National University named after Ivan Franko

One of the oldest European universities founded by order of King John II Casimir in 1661. Currently, it is the most prestigious university in Ukraine that is a dream place for many young people from all over the country. Looking through the window of the sightseeing Wonder Train, you can see unusual architectural beauty of the main building and hear a wonderful story about the University’s hard luck erection and evolution.

Main Post Office

Travelling around Lviv by the comfortable sightseeing Wonder Train is a great opportunity to see the magnificent building of the Main Post Office. The architectural style of the faсade combines two most popular styles of that time – classicism and Art Nouveau. The magnificent stained glass windows and sculptures make you feel excited and want to touch the walls where the history of the city and whole Ukraine was made.

Mikoliash Pharmacy

This building is not only an architectural and cultural landmark, but also a place where the most famous gas lamp of that time was invented. Currently, there is an interactive museum and a popular confectionery store in this building. Its stunning ancient interior remained perfectly intact, as well as the facade that anyone can enjoy when traveling down the streets of Lviv by the sightseeing Wonder Train.

Mickiewicz Monument

This sculptural composition is considered to be one of the most beautiful monuments to the Polish poet Adam Mickiewicz. However, Lvivians who have a peculiar sense of humor found an interesting angle at which this sculpture looks less severe and stately. During the exciting trip by the sightseeing Wonder Train, you will be able to see the bare feet of the ‘winged genius’.

George Hotel

This Art Deco building is a famous architectural landmark. It attracts with its unusual design, in particular, mansard roof, balcony balustrade, arched windows, sculptures, and bas-reliefs. You will be able to see all this beauty during the eventful trip by the sightseeing Wonder Train.

Monument to King Danylo

King Danylo (Daniel) of Galicia is believed to be the founder of Lviv. That is why the sculpture looks classical and stately, which was inherent in all monuments dedicated to monarchs and outstanding figures. The statue of the King riding a horse is positioned on a stone base decorated with a trident and a crown on the frieze.

 

The tour around Lviv by Wonder Train is a great opportunity to admire the city views, majestic palaces, and the most famous historic and cultural landmarks. You will see whole Lviv sitting comfortably by the window listening to exciting stories told by our experienced guide who has perfect knowledge of the history of each landmark as well as local customs.

 

    The tour price includes:

  • - 4 tours around Lviv;
  • - Accompanying by the tour guide;
  • - Hotel accommodation (double and triple room accommodation);
  • - Hotel breakfast;

    A gift from the tour operator:

  • A colorful tourist city map showing the most popular cafes, restaurants and other places to go that you can visit in your spare time.
 

    The tour price does not include:

  • - Lunch and dinner;
  • - Personal expenses and public transport fares;
  • - Insurance (optional);
  • - Admission tickets:
  • House of Scientists: UAH 30; children aged 7-14 years - UAH 15
  • Potocki Palace: UAH 30 (1st floor), UAH 30 (2nd floor).
  • Lychakiv Cemetery: UAH 40; students/children - UAH 30; taking photographs and videos - UAH 10
  • Pharmacy Museum: adults - UAH 30; discounted pass - UAH 20; children - UAH 10
  • Dominican Monastery Dungeon: UAH 20; student - UAH 15; children - UAH10
  • Jesuit Church Dungeon: UAH 15; children - UAH 5

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