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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Alfa Jazz Fest 2014
September 2014
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April 2015
The IV Festival of Pysanka (Easter eggs) in Lviv
May 2015
“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


1793
George Hoffman started runnig "Under Three Hooks" coaching inn. It was to become George Hotel later - the oldest existing Lviv hotel
1340
German community of Lviv started building Church of the Immaculate Conception of Saint Mary of the Snows
1377
one of the oldest Lviv hospitals was founded - Holy Spirit Hospital
1369
the oldest known Lviv Coat of Arms representation on the seal of city judges
1992
Inauguration of Taras Shevchenko monument
1905
Church museum was organized in Lviv
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