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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June 2014
Alfa Jazz Fest 2014
September 2014
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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
July 2015
The 6th “Wiz-Art” International festival
December 2015
Lviv Christmas Fair


1292
the main court church of Prince Leo was built - Saint Nicholas Church
1829
"Building with the four facades" was built and Wiener Kaffeehaus began to opearte there
1915
Emperor Nicholas II of Russia visited Lviv
1996
first 11 "Peugeot" micro busses started to transport pasanger - the era of "marshruka" (micro busses) began
1377
one of the oldest Lviv hospitals was founded - Holy Spirit Hospital
1434
Rus Voivodship was founded and Lviv became its center
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