Welcome to Lviv !
Welcome to Lviv – The city of all the Museums
Informations and facts
Lviv is an old city situated on the North-West of Ukraine where about 750`000 people are living. It is known thanks to the multitude of Museums that it shelters. The charm of this modest city comes from its history since it began a millennium ago. The whole architectural city centre is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage site because of its Polish, Austrian and Galician influences.
Even though this destination is not yet the most popular in Ukraine, it has many reasons to be one of the most interesting city. First of all, the diversity of the several Museums will teach you the historic side of the city. Among the most astonishing, you can visit the Historical Museum of Lviv, the Beer Museum, the Pharmacy Museum, the Arsenal Museum or the open-air Museum of The National Architecture. Besides, there are some religious buildings that can be attractive all around the city and also historical monuments you can't miss such as the Lviv Opera and the Palace of Pototskyi.
What is pleasant is that only by walking you can enjoy the architecture of the city centre and walk through the high castle hill to reach the Svirj Castle.
Definitely, Lviv is not the most turbulent city by night, but if you think that entertainment in Lviv is limited to walking tours around historical part of the city, excursions and visiting museums it means you don’t know anything about this city. About 10 clubs will play for you their best music and make you forget your daily visits ! The particularity, is that there are often thematics parties about different period of the history where people wear costumes and broadcast linked songs. These are the main clubs and pubs open after midnight : the Play Bar, De Luxe Cafe, Mi100, Millennium, Metro, Moloko and Sankoff night clubs.
Among the bigger shopping centres, you can do some window shopping in the biggest one : The King Cross Leopolis. In the Magnus, the Opera Passage, the InterCity and the Skynya you will find whatever you look for, especially local souvenirs and specialities.
The public transportations of this city are the same as in the large European's except from underground metros, that is to say buses, trams, trolleys and taxis.
Standard time zone GMT/UTC +2hours . Summer time zone GMT/UTC +3hours.
Find below the average temperature in Fahrenheit in Lviv all the year long :
Now you have all the main keys to have a good moment in Lviv, enjoy it !