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Lviv, Ukraine.

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    Rynok, Lviv Centre
    View of the town centre from Vysokyi Zamok, Castle Hill, where a fortress was established in the 13th century. Lviv is in western Ukraine, just an hours drive from the border with Poland.
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    Lviv Rynok Central Square
    In the heart of the heart of the old town there is a large central square with crowds of people, cafes and bars. There is an easy, friendly atmosphere, street theatre and artists.
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    Lviv Rynok Central Square
    Ornate town houses with restaurants, tea shops, hotels and museums face the square on all sides. Trams run through the square, but it's closed to traffic.
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    Lviv Rynok Central Square - Fire Display
    Crowd of people watching a display by artists playing with fire. There were also musicians and street theatre in the square, as well as a salsa dancing lesson.
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    Parties and Entertainment
    This group of dancers raced past whilst we were sitting in an outdoor cafe, they were promoting a dance event. There is plenty to see in the evenings and the people are friendly.
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    Arts Palace, Lvov
    Presidential residence.
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    Casimirs Cathedral, Lvov
    Lviv has plenty of historic buildings, The city has a multicultural history. It was founded in 1256 and fell under Polish control in the 14th century. Poles, Jews, Ukrainians, Germans and others lived there together for centuries.
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    The Dominican Church and Monastery
    This baroque church was originally built as a Roman Catholic church in 1749, after World War II the complex was occupied by soviets and used as a warehouse, today it serves as the Greek Catholic church.
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    Lvov University Building
    Founded in 1661, Ivan Franko National University of L'viv is one of the oldest in Eastern Europe.
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    Lwow Central Railway Station
    Train journey from Krakow to Lwow takes 9 hours, there is are long delays at the border - different tracks. Stopping at Przemysl, crossing the border on foot and catching a bus can work out quicker.
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    Lwow Central Railway Station - Ceiling
    The central railway station has a vip waiting room with this beautiful ceiling, ample seating and a wonderful train set for the kids.
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    Lvov Airport - Ornate Ceiling
    Beautiful ceiling at Lvov Airport. There aren't many direct flights from the UK, connect via Warsaw or Kiev. Visit WikiTravel for more information
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    Sports Stadium
    Time to relax. There are a lot of parks, green and wild places in Lvov.
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    Ferris Wheel
    The permanent fair ground in Khmelnytskoho Park features lots of interesting rides for the children and a rugby stadium near by.
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    Stairway to Heaven
    Modern art abounds.
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    English - Ukrainian Translation Service
    With offices in the UK and in Lviv, English to Ukrainian Translations are working with a small team of multi lingual graduates to provide language services to businesses wishing to develop links with Ukraine.