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Private Austrian Architectural Walking Tour of Lviv

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    Stop At: Prospekt Svobody, Lviv Ukraine

    Walk through an elegant central street of Lviv and discover interesting stories about the life of the city from your local guide.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Adam Mickiewicz Monument, Mitskevycha Square, Lviv Ukraine

    One of the highlights of central part of Lviv is a monument to a prominent Polish poet Adam Mickiewicz

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Lviv National Opera, 28 Svobody Avenue, Lviv 79008 Ukraine

    Admire a splendid building of Lviv Opera and Ballet Theater, built in late 19th century.You guide will tell you interesting facts about famous artist, who performed on the stage of the theater.

    Stop At: Blessed Virgin Fountain, Crossroad of Kopernika Street and Svobody Ave, Lviv Ukraine

    Admire the beauty of the statue of Blessed Virgin Mary, located in the beginning of Svobody Avenue

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Potoсki Palace, Kopernyka vul. 15, Lviv 79005 Ukraine

    Built in 1880, Potocki Palace is a splendid example of French classicism. Nowadays, it hosts a valuable collection of paintings that belong to Lviv Art Gallery.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: The House of Scientists, Lystopadovoho Chynu vul. 6, Lviv 79000 Ukraine

    Discover a masterpiece of neo-baroque palatial architecture of 19th century – the House of Scientists that uses to be a noble casino.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Green Tour Ukraine, Chernogorskaya st. 17/14, Kiev 01103 Ukraine

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    Pass By: Green Tour Ukraine, Lviv Ukraine

    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.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    In front of the Lviv Opera and Ballet Theater
    Departure Time
    Your chosen time (tour is available daily, from 10am till 4pm). Please, specify the desired departure time of your tour while booking
    Duration
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Tour ends in the center of the city
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • Private tour
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Potoсki Palace
    • Entry/Admission - The House of Scientists
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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