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Lviv is said to be the city of the East and the West. In fact, when visiting Lviv you may feel a mix of different cultures and religions.
Lviv is situated in Western Ukraine, about 70 kilometres from the border of Poland. Lviv is very old. The first mentioning the name Lviv appeared in chronicles in 1259. Lviv used to be the capital of Galicia. When being a part of Poland in XVII century it was one of the biggest cities with a population of 30 thousand (bigger than Cracow). The city is called differently in many languages: in Polish Lwow or in German Lemberg but the name simply reffers to the word lion - Lviv's symbol.
I took a train twice from Lviv to Przemysl. It arrives in the morning from the main railway station in Lviv and cross... more travel advice
The street was founded as a way going to the main railway station. It was called first Novy Swiat (New World), than Leon... more travel advice
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