The 1st railway in Ukraine


The first railway in Ukraine, Lviv – Peremyshl was built in 1861.

In 1859, the first railway tracks were laid from Peremyshl to Lviv, a distance of 97.6 km. The Lviv railway station was completed in October, 1861. It was meant to be the hub for trains departing in 4 different directions: to Krakow, Chernivtsi, Brody, and Pidvolochysk. The first passenger train arrived in Lviv from Peremyshl at 14:30 on November 4th, 1861. The train stopped at different stations, such as, Medyka, Mostyska, Sudova Vyshnia, and Mshana, where it was met by hundreds of curious local farmers. Municipal bands duly celebrated the arrival of the “iron horse”.

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March 2015
April 2015
The IV Festival of Pysanka (Easter eggs) in Lviv
“Flugery L’vova” (“Weather-Vanes of Lviv”) – the 11th International Jazz Festival
Lviv Fashion Week
June 2015
Alfa Jazz Fest 2014
July 2015
The 6th “Wiz-Art” International festival
September 2015
December 2015
Lviv Christmas Fair


1998
the ensamble of Lviv historic center was included to UNESCO World Heritage List
1786
Lychakivsky cemetary was founded outside the city limits on the site of older burrials
1341
Jacob Skora made a bell for Saint George Church. Nowadays it is the oldest preserved bell in Lviv
1707
Russian Tsar Peter I visited Lviv
1641
Barefoot Carmelites Church of Saint Michael Archangel was built
1350
the erection of Latin Cathedral of Assumption of Saint Virgin Mary started
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