Lychakovske cemetery
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Lychakovske cemetery

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Duration of the excursion - 3 hours.

Road to the Lychakovske cemetery passes Pekarskaya street.

As the name indicates it was the bread-making centers in the ancient Lviv. Also on the way are the historical body of the Lviv Academy of Animal Health, and the National Medical University.

Lychakovske cemetery - one of Europe's oldest, founded in 1786. It is a veritable museum of the necropolis, where an area of ​​40 hectares, there are more than 3,000 gravestones, most of which are of historical and cultural attractions. In the tombs of the cemetery displayed Lychakovsky history of Galicia, which was created by representatives of Ukrainian, Polish, Austrian, Russian, Armenian and other ethnic groups.

After 86-minute fields buried prominent public figures, historians, politicians, writers, composers, singers, including Ivan Franco, Markiyan Shashkevich, Salome Krushelnitskaya, Kos-Anatolsky, Stanislav Ljudkevych, Vladimir Ivasjuk, Krypiakevych Ivan, Ivan Trush, Irene Wilde Anton monastery, family Kolessa, Barvinskaya; Zapolskaya Gabriela Maria Konopnicka, Carol Arthur Shaynoha Grotger, Julian Ordon, Stanislav Shchepanovskaya, Stepan Banach and many others, several war memorials, including the UPA and the Polish Memorial. "Field of Mars" (Marsove pole) took to his land almost 15,000 people who died in the First World War, riflemen - In November 1918, the victims of the NKVD (1941), Soviet soldiers Division of the NKVD (44-50 years). The cemetery contains more than 2 thousand tombs, 500 sculptures, chapels, having artistic value, created by renowned sculptors Hartman Witwer, Anthony Shimzeriv, Paul Evtele, Philippines by Paris, Monarda Marconi and others. In 1990, Lychakovske cemetery given the status of Historical and Cultural Reserve. In this cemetery are buried the story of several generations of Lviv and we are sure these stories will tell you.

The entrance ticket – is not included.

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