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Lviv High Castle

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Address: Castle Hill, Lviv, Ukraine
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US$45.00*
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Private City Tour of Lviv
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US$76.12*
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Panoramic Lviv Private City Tour

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Good view point

It might be quite difficult to get on the top of the hill (on foot only), but the view is worth it! There is the Ukrainian flag and a nice place for taking pictures. Might be very... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Dziyana K
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Minsk, Belarus
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Minsk, Belarus
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41 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It might be quite difficult to get on the top of the hill (on foot only), but the view is worth it! There is the Ukrainian flag and a nice place for taking pictures. Might be very windy, since the area is high and open. However, the town looks gorgeous from there! But I hardly saw any gifts or snacks... More 

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Katowice, Poland
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite the name it isn't a massive walk to the top. The view is good but I prefer the view from the top of city hall. Still worth it.

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Thank DrMarkV1985
Wroclaw, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When people go here for the first time they get disappointed cause the don't find a castle here. So just make sure you have clear expectations. I personally like this place. It's a nice hike not far from the city center. And it opens a great view on Lviv. Make sure you are wearing comfortable shoes and ready to do... More 

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Thank Inna G
Lviv, Ukraine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has a strong historical background, which is usefull to hear + it is the only place in the city, where you may watch all Lviv and recognize places you've just visited.

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Thank osa2002
Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Actually there is not a Castle, It is more likely a Hill and at the top of the Hill you can see 360 degree view of Lviv. Must see place in Lviv

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mind you, there is no castle up there. the walk is fairly easy. I didn't much like the way the path was narrow and slippery and the bannister was very rickety. I do not recommend to go there as the view is not that interesting and the climb is not well paved and no security rails are in place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

It's always nice to look at Lviv from the very top, especially in night in winter, with all the city lights shining against white snow. Got great pleasure from our visit of the High Castle last weekend!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

This was our first activity when we got to Lviv. We put our bags in storage and walked up the hill to take in the sights. The walk is fairly easy and the views are nice. Don't expect to see a castle though...there isn't one up there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing location to view the city and surrounding areas with a 360° view! I believe there is a small walking path that leads up to the top, however I took the staircase to the top! It's along ways so be prepared if you take the stairs! Near the top are some souvenir vendors as well as a... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Not much of a castle, but a very nice walk and great views of the city. Worth the walk for the views and exercise

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