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Excursions around Lviv castles

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This region of Ukraine has ancient and interesting buildings of reverberating fame that have a lot of legends among history amateurs and tourists who are interested in watching ancient architectures. Lviv and castles are closely connected notions and you can assure yourself looking through the most interesting pictures of famous castles of Lviv and its region. In order to visit all historically significant castles of Lviv you shall order excursions beforehand with the help of travel agency. In this case you will be sure that you will get maximum pleasure from visiting Lviv castles and learn a lot of new things about the fortification of buildings that have defended Lviv from enemy attacks.

You can learn a lot of information about Lviv castles looking through the pictures, descriptions and history in the internet before you start your travel to Lviv. Pictures are the best evidences of power and beauty of these architectural buildings. Although some of them are not in the best condition but numerous pictures of Lviv castles inspire the feeling of respect to the talent and creative fantasy of architectors who have built these castles. Excursions in Lviv take place very often but generally for groups of ten and more people. If number of willing to visit Lviv castles is less than travel agency forms a common group in order to conduct unforgettable and interesting excursion. 

The most famous castles of Lviv region
The most famous castles of Lviv region

   The most famous castles of Lviv region form the Gold Circle of Ukraine. These are Zolochiv, Pidhirtsi and Olesko castles. They have withstood ravages of time very well, although each of them is at least 4 centuries old. There are many castles in Lviv region, some of them were fortresses and protected its owners from raids of armies, some were mansion-houses of magnats (gentry), the remaining belonged to the king. Castles of Lviv region are attractive for tourists, because by no means every tourist center can be proud of presence of such beautiful medieval architectural monuments. Don’t forget to take a camera: photos of castles of Lviv region are splendid, wedding photo sessions against their background look great!

Lviv castles are extremely beautiful

   A tour to Lviv foresees a mandatory visit of age-old castles. They are included in the list of cultural objects of the country as well as the Gold Circle of Lviv region. Castles are considered the most popular monuments in Lviv, because by no means every city can be proud of so old and well-preserved architectural medieval structures. Zolochiv, Pidhirtsi and Olesko castles are most frequently visited; they reconstruct luxurious lodgings of medieval knights. Apart from them you can attend other castles of Lviv region, which also are historical monuments and protected by law.

Excursions around Lviv castles
Excursions around Lviv castles

   Lviv with its well-preserved medieval castles is included into the Gold Circle of Lviv region – a list of important cultural and historical objects situated in this region. Excursions round Lviv castles are especially popular among tourists, because everyone would like to get to know lifestyle of medieval knights and to see their life surrounding with one’s own eyes. Lviv castles are extremely beautiful, their towers, gates, ramparts have withstood ravages of time very well and are popular tourist attractions by now. So, if you are going to come to Lviv, castles must be included into the list of places to be visited.