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
October 2014
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


1369
the oldest known Lviv Coat of Arms representation on the seal of city judges
2003
Karekin ІІ inaugurated and baptized the main Armenian Church in Ukraine - Church of Dormition of Virgin Mary
1640
Armenian devout pawn shop "Mons Pius" was founded
1629
merchant Roberto Bandinelli received Royal Privilege to deliver mail from Lviv to European cities
1777
The beginning of city walls dismantling. Dismantling of Halytska and Kakivska gates
1979
beginning of Sykhiv construction
Visit To Ukraine
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