Lviv's Monuments and Statues, Lviv

Lviv's Monuments and Statues (Self Guided), Lviv

The city of Lviv has many historical monuments that make it a living history. Monuments and statues are dedicated to outstanding Ukrainians that contributed to the cultural development of Lviv and played important roles in its history. Take this self-guided tour to discover the rich history of Lviv through its great monuments and statues.
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Lviv's Monuments and Statues Map

Guide Name: Lviv's Monuments and Statues
Guide Location: Ukraine » Lviv (See other walking tours in Lviv)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 Km or 2.7 Miles
Author: vickyc
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Monument "Prosvita"
  • Monument to Ivan Fyodorov
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Monument to the Virgin Mary
  • Monument to Adam Mickiewicz
  • Stepan Tudor Monument
  • Monument to the Victims of Communist Crimes
  • Glory Monument
Monument "Prosvita"

1) Monument "Prosvita"

The Monument "Prosvita" is situated in a small park of Lviv behind the Carmelite Church. There are benches in the park where you can sit to admire this beautiful monument. It features a high column with a crown at the top, and at the lower part of the column there is a statue of a woman and a boy. In 1982 a monument to communist writer Alexandre Gavriluk was destroyed in the 1990s. The present monument "Prosvita" has been standing there since 1994.
Monument to Ivan Fyodorov

2) Monument to Ivan Fyodorov (must see)

The Monument to Ivan Fyodorov represents a massive statue of Ivan Fedorov with a book in his hand, because Fyodorov is part of the history of Ukraine as a one of the fathers of Eastern Slavonic printing. He also contributed much to the development of printing machines. He published religious books, alphabet books and the Ostrog Bible.
Sight description based on Wikipedia.
Statue of Liberty

3) Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty is a beautiful and unique monument to liberty in Lviv. It is set on the dome of a house that was constructed in 1870 - 1890. The statue was designed by the same master that made the famous Statue of Liberty from New York.
Monument to the Virgin Mary

4) Monument to the Virgin Mary (must see)

On Svoboda Avenue-- popular with tourists and beautifully decorated with flowers-- you will see the Monument to the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus. The place where the statue is located is also called the Square of St. Mary. The statue is a tall figure of Mary with a sacred crown over her head.
Monument to Adam Mickiewicz

5) Monument to Adam Mickiewicz (must see)

The Monument to Adam Mickiewicz, also called Column, is located on the square with the same name on Svoboda Avenue. Adam Mickiewicz was a great national poet of Poland, Lithuania and Belarus. He is one of the most outstanding Slavic poets alongside with Pushkin. His monument is a historic and cultural landmark in Lviv. The monument is 21 meters high, the figure of the poet is 3.3 meters, and the top of the column is decorated with golden fire flames.
Stepan Tudor Monument

6) Stepan Tudor Monument

The Stepan Tudor Monument stands on Malanuk Square in Lviv. Stepan Tudor, whose real name is Olexuk, was a Soviet and Ukrainian writer and a doctor of philosophy. He was a communist activist of the time. He died in Lviv on the first day of the Great Patriotic War - 22 of June, 1941.
Monument to the Victims of Communist Crimes

7) Monument to the Victims of Communist Crimes

The Monument to the Victims of Communist Crimes is situated in Bandera Street in Lviv. It is a historical memorial to the millions of innocent people who became victims of the Soviet power and Stalinist regime. The memorial is placed to remind people of those times of despair and hopelessness so that kind of tragedy never occurs again. Fresh flowers are often put at the foot of the monument.
Glory Monument

8) Glory Monument

The Glory Monument is a memorial of the victory over Nazism in World War II. The large monument, located in the Cultural Park of Lviv, was established in 1970. There are several statues made from granite and bronze in the figures of a soldier, a pilot and others.

Walking Tours in Lviv, Ukraine

Create Your Own Walk in Lviv

Create Your Own Walk in Lviv

Creating your own self-guided walk in Lviv is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Lviv Introduction Walking Tour

Lviv Introduction Walking Tour

The largest city in the western part of Ukraine, Lviv stands out in its historic beauty and deservedly holds a place on the UNESCO World Heritage List. To find out exactly why, follow this self-guided tour and discover the most notable historic and architectural sights of the city.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 Km or 2.2 Miles
Historical Churches

Historical Churches

Lviv is an old beautiful city with many churches in impressive buildings with majestic interiors. Some of the churches are architectural monuments listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take this self-guided tour to see the most beautiful churches of Lviv.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 Km or 1.1 Miles
Lviv's Architectural Jewels

Lviv's Architectural Jewels

Lviv has many historical buildings, such as churches and palaces. The city's architecture will show you the best of European styles from various periods. While walking through the streets of Lviv you will see baroque, renaissance and classic architecture. Take this self-guided tour to explore the majestic architecture of Lviv.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 Km or 1.7 Miles