Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, Lviv

4.8
Must see · Church · Tourist Spot
As one of the main religious structures in the country, Svyatogo Yura Cathedral represents a blend of Eastern and Western architectural styles and dates back to 1744. Standing on a hill overlooking the city, the church's Baroque facade symbolizes power and strength, while the Rococo interior and the courtyard feature lavish ornamentation and soothing prayer areas. The priceless collection of artifacts and sculptures within includes a 17th-century icon of the Virgin Mary and a famous statue of St. George. You'll have the chance to see the dramatic stone portal and tour the tombs of distinguished Catholic figures. Look for the Baroque-style residential palace at the complex. You can also check out the souvenir shop, which has various religious gifts including vivid Eastern-style icons. Put Svyatogo Yura Cathedral at the forefront of your travel plans using our Lviv tour builder website.
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  • This place is one of my favorite places in Lviv and it very close to the city center it has a park next t o it where you can also sit and enjoy the glorious view  more »
  • A nice cathedral, very photogenic from the outside. The inside is quite unimpressive but worth the visit.  more »
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