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Lviv High Castle

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Address: Castle Hill, Lviv, Ukraine
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US$45.00*
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Private City Tour of Lviv
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US$88.82*
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Panoramic Lviv Private City Tour

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Best view of the city!

Amazing 360° view of the city, which is wonderful on a clear day, and not too bad on a cloudy day, either! As others have said, no castle remains, but it's a great walk up, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Yarek R
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

No castle at all. It just a small ruins of a castle but if you climb the hill, it will be worth it. You could enjoy the view of the city..

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Thank Razaq A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

good overview but too far away for what you get you can take some shortcuts to get up faster there's just a flag on top not a real castle

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Thank marc s
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing 360° view of the city, which is wonderful on a clear day, and not too bad on a cloudy day, either! As others have said, no castle remains, but it's a great walk up, and there's a nice little pub & restaurant at the foot of the hill for a respite afterwards. Quite a few souvenir stands set up... More 

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Thank Yarek R
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a nice walk uphill. The view is nice,you can see the city in its entirety. Once there was a castle, but unfortunately not anymore.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice uphill walk. Great exercise for sure :-) The view from up there is nice so one can wonder what must have been like when there was actually a castle in there. To my taste, it misses a bit of the touristy stuff (binoculars, pointers to what you're looking at, etc). Without that, in my opinion, it's just a... More 

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Thank arbonfieti
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely wear comfortable shoes and be ready to walk. Fantastic 360 degree view of Lviv. We went at night and it was spectacular.

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Thank Ellie N
Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very popular place not only for tourists but for many locals. It is very nice hiking trip, takes around 45 minutes-1hr to get up the High Castle (Vysokuy Zamok on Ukrainian). Beautiful panorama view, especially around 6pm when lights are softer( for photography lovers). The best place to see whole Lviv city.

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Thank hulrom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a beautiful day so we decided to take a walk to the high castle. It is very steep and the pavement is not very even. Overall it was fun, but there is nothing written in English that explains what you are looking at.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was exhausted to go up the hill while you literally were slicing on the ice, but the moment you reached it, it's unbelievable.

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Thank Lien B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you in Lviv you should go Lviv High Castle.. the top of the castle is wonderfull! But before you on the top you should have more energy

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