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Lviv High Castle, Lviv

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Must see · Observation Deck · Tourist Spot
Once the site of the city's most important defensive structure, Lviv High Castle features a hill with a viewing platform that affords sweeping views over the historical city's core. Find the metal steps leading up the hill to make your way to the top of Lviv's highest point. Although you won't see many traces of the medieval-era castle itself, the spot still represents one of the most historically vital places in town. Keep in mind that hiking up the entire way can be a little taxing, so be sure to wear comfortable shoes and plan to take advantage of the benches placed along the way. Make Lviv High Castle part of your personalized Lviv itinerary using our Lviv online road trip planner.
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  • I left my hotel at 4am and took a leisurely walk to High Castle and wound around the trail leading to the summit. It was so peaceful and calm as I watched the sun break through the horizon and...  more »
  • Great views over the city but not really a castle of any sort more a park. Would be good in summer but on a cold winter day it would not be top of my list  more »
  • Good place to see whole Lviv panoram. Way up is not too hard but still might be challenging for someone. Nevertheless the view worth it))) Typically it slightly more windy on the top comparing to the city center so account for that.
  • Very beautiful view! Be ready to sweat, because you need to climb up pretty high.
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