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Chapel of the Boim Family

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Katedralna pl. 1, Lviv 79008, Ukraine
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Small and dark Gothic building with some very interesting and intricate carvings. There is also a sign in English stating,”free all Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia” #FreeSentsov

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank napacapt
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Ask for the English info sheet to read about the chapel, and be sure to stand inside to gaze up at the beautiful ceiling. It's very small and sometimes locked, but if you knock they should let you in.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Simone B
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Right next door to the Latin Cathedral, in the corner of Cathedral Square, is this small and dark Gothic building dating from the early 17th century with a highly detailed exterior. It is a unique monument, its intricate facade entirely covered in stone carvings featuring...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CJW913
Reviewed 17 June 2018

From 1600. Only costs $1.20. Appearsclosed, but lady with a key will see you trying to enter and let you in. They have info sheets in Ukranian and English.worth seeing!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tomorrowsantiques
Reviewed 16 June 2018

this is a MUST see, they will charge you 50 Hryvnia , per head for going inside and sometimes you have to wait , because of too many people , however this magnificient piece of art and history is a must watch, the interiors will...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed 18 May 2018

This chapel is one of the most beautiful in Lviv. Especially its unusual black exterior with sculptures. Jesus Christ sits on the top.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Yarko M
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Also spelled Boim Chapel, it is located in Cathedral Square, within the Old Town sector. It was built in the early 17th c as a burial chapel for the Boyim family, of the merchant class. The grime makes it look much older. The chapel is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Terry M
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

It is wonderful. It is beautiful. It is meaningful. It is very central. You don't have to miss it please. It is must see. You will see when you get in.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ivan S
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

For a couple of years I couldn't get into this tiny chapel,richly decorated from the exterior with reliefs of figures. Finally, when I got in, I realised, that it was so worth of waiting - the ceiling looks like the sky, filled with angels, the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Анастасия Л
Reviewed 11 April 2018

It's worth getting inside the chapel. It is beautiful on the outside but you don't see much and it's one of the few places more or less fully preserved in the city.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Craig D
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