1. Ukraine
  2. Lviv Oblast
  3. Lviv

Underground of Lviv Private Walking Tour

Product ID: 73367
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Explore the enigmatic underground world of Lviv and uncover its secrets on a 2-hour walking tour with a local guide. Listen to the legends about ghosts in the twilight of the labyrinths and plunge into the atmosphere of mystery.
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Duration: 2.5 hours
Starting times 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover an ancient crypt beneath the Church of Jesuits and see an engraved sarcophagus
  • Visit a chilling dungeon of the Dominican Cathedral and its hall of tortures
  • Explore one of the oldest operating pharmacies and its underground
  • Descend to the subterranean labyrinths of the Transfiguration Church
  • See an improvised “coffee mine” at the famous Lviv coffee house “Kopalnya Kavy”
Full description
Meet your local guide in front of the Opera and Ballet Theater and start discovering mysterious underground world of Lviv. The winding labyrinths beneath the Lviv Old Town hide plenty of intriguing secrets and mysteries, the most striking of which will be revealed to you by your expert guide. If you are brave, and ghosts don’t frighten you, you will enjoy this exciting journey!

First, you will descend to the mysterious undergrounds of the Church of Jesuits. Your guide will show you precious frescoes of the 17th century and remains of the defense walls. You will see an engraved sarcophagus of the 18th century that has some strange marks on its cover, as if someone was trying to open it from inside. Also, you will hear a horrifying legend about the ghost of the Black Monk, who wanders in the Church looking for his soul.

Then, you will discover another mysterious and chilling attraction – the dungeons of the Dominican Cathedral and the remains of the Prince Lev Castle. Walk through the winding wooden galleries and enter a dim hall with a gibbet in the middle. An expert guide will tell you about different types of executions and torments that were used in the Middle Ages.

Finally, you will explore the undergrounds of the Pharmacy Museum and the crypt of the Transfiguration Church. At the end of the trip, you will visit an exciting coffee mine of the Lviv coffee house “Kopalnya Kavy”. This place is extremely popular among tourists because, according to a funny legend, cacao beans for delicious coffee are extracted right under the café.
Includes
  • Professional guide service
  • Admission tickets to the Jesuit Cathedral, Dominican Cathedral, Pharmacy Museum
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Meeting point

In front of the entrance of the Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet

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From US$ 41.02 per person

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Product ID: 73367