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


1736
Saint Jan from Dukla column was erected
1629
merchant Roberto Bandinelli received Royal Privilege to deliver mail from Lviv to European cities
1921
first Lviv "skyscraper" was built om Mickiewicza Square
1903
new model hospital was inaugurated on Rapoporta street
1590
Renaissance style Chapel of Three Prelates was erected by Paolo Dominici Romanus and Andriy Pidlisnyy
1992
Inauguration of Taras Shevchenko monument
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