As one of the main religious structures in the country, Svyatogo Yura Cathedral represents a blend of Eastern and Western architectural styles and dates back to 1744. Standing on a hill overlooking the city, the church's Baroque facade symbolizes power and strength, while the Rococo interior and the courtyard feature lavish ornamentation and soothing prayer areas. The priceless collection of artifacts and sculptures within includes a 17th-century icon of the Virgin Mary and a famous statue of St. George. You'll have the chance to see the dramatic stone portal and tour the tombs of distinguished Catholic figures. Look for the Baroque-style residential palace at the complex. You can also check out the souvenir shop, which has various religious gifts including vivid Eastern-style icons. Put Svyatogo Yura Cathedral at the forefront of your travel plans using our Lviv tour builder website .
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To chyba największy kościół na Ukrainie. Spędziliśmy w nim dobre pół godziny zachwycając się architekturą. more »It is probably the largest church in Ukraine. We spent a good half hour in it, delishing the architecture.
Приехали ранним утром во Львов. Транспорт еще не ходит. Прошлись пешком от жд вокзала. Вышли к собору Святого Юра. Никого нет. Сели на лавочку на площади, ожидая рассвет. Красиво. и монументально смот... more »Arrived in the early morning in Lviv. Transport doesn't go yet. We walked from the train station. We went to the Cathedral of St. Jura. There's no one there. We sat down on a bench in the square, waiting for the dawn. It's beautiful. and the cathedral looked monumentally in the rising sun. We went into the yard. The cathedral is huge, it is very ancient, figures, gates, arches... Historic building..... Beautiful and ... Embarrassing... The Middle Ages is coming with all its terrible events... It is difficult to get rid of thoughts about the Inquisition... Who cares.
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