The birthplace of the famous Ukrainian family Kulchytskyy, the famous Ukrainian Hetman Petro Konashevych Sahaidachny and the hero of the defense of Vienna, Franz-Yuriy Kulchitsky, who opened the first coffee shop in Vienna. In this noble town, you will find a wonderful Museum and the opportunity to taste the fragrant coffee in the quirky coffee shop, Under the blue bottle.
The ancient Galician city in which, in the Church of the Nativity of the Virgin (1728), are the relics of St. Valentine (the same Valentine, the patron Saint of lovers), and the miraculous icon of the Virgin of Sambir. It is believed that those who will pray at the holy relics of St. Valentine during the year, will find true and pure love. Tourists are also attracted by the 40m tower of the town hall (1638) and the majestic iconography of the Church of John the Baptist (1565). In the museum “Boykivshchyna”, you can also learn about the life and customs of boykiv, a proud mountain ethnic group of the Ukrainian Carpathians. Meanwhile, the hospitable “Bilak” invites you to the zoo with 20 animals (lions, bears, wolves, deers, ostriches, buffalos, various species of birds …).
The Basilian monastery of Lavriv is one of the oldest and most respected in Ukraine (1270). Prince (Knyaz) Leo, whom the city of Lviv is named, is supposedly buried here. The monastery is located in a picturesque area in the middle of the Carpathians, with an unusual healing aura. Relics of St. Onuphrius are also kept in the Church.