Shoe stores in Lviv

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Through the centuries the fame of Lviv masters shoe business has reached to the present day. Footwear except convenience and comfort, has always been and is still one of the signs of status and affluence. Shoemaking tradition in Galicia have deep roots, and good masters are appreciated at all times. Some guides even say that Adidas began with the city. Dasler’s family in 1918, after the war, moved from the German town of Herzogenaurach Lviv. The family had a shop in the yard on the Kopernk street №20., which was produced slippers. Adolf Dasler (future founder of Adidas), being active and sporty boys started making “slippers for gymnastics,” and his brother Rudolf (later founder of Puma) engaged in their implementation. In the 30s the family returned to Germany. Truth or fiction is unknown, but in Lviv after the war did the family lived Dasler. They were the same or Dasler namesakes no one really can not answer.

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Legendary “Vernissage” – the market of handmade souvenirs and gifts

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A walk in the center of Lviv, you can make not only pleasant, but also useful to visiting the Legendary “Vernissage” – the market of handmade souvenirs and gifts. This is where you can find interesting things for family and friends. The market is located near the Lviv National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Solomiya Krushelnytska ; in front of the Maria Zankovetska Theatre.

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Top 5 Lviv cafes and pastry shops

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You have heard a lot of times about the tasty, fragrant Lviv coffee, here you will find a countless number of coffee houses and the smell of coffee just hovering over the city. But not only for the coffee makes the people go to this city. The fame of Galician hostess, who prepared an incredibly delicious pastries flown almost half the world. Goodies from old recipes (which are sometimes more than 100 years), can still be enjoyed in the cafe of the city. Under the unique taste of each piece of the pie, cake or gourmet candies hiding the whole story, and carefully stored, sometimes, the secret recipe. Traditional Galician cuisine combines elements of Ukrainian, Polish, Austrian, Hungarian ievreyskoy. The pastries and desserts are widely used nuts, poppy seeds, apples, dried fruit, dairy products, coffee, chocolate, citrus fruits. Intrigued?  So, now will tell you where all this yummy to try- Top 5 Lviv cafes and pastry shops.

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Week-end in Lviv. What you have to know

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Cultural Capital of Ukraine: the city where history and ancient architecture are closely intertwined with modern European culture and entertainment. A city where everyone will find something interesting and will want to come back. 

You are planning to spend week-end in Lviv and have some questions, the answers to which you would like to receive before you start to pack your bags and book the tickets? I will try to answer some of them.

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Where to buy works of art. Shopping in Lviv

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Special creative atmosphere prevails in Lviv: numerous artists worked and continue to create their masterpieces here. Visiting the city shrouded in legend, enjoy the beauty of the cultural capital of Ukraine, to carry out high quality shopping in Lviv and buy something truly unique. It will be some jewel, painting, handmade doll, figurine, lamp, or other piece of furniture – you decide. I’ll tell you about the places to visit where you’ll get not only the pleasure of shopping, but also a pleasant communication and an interesting story about the thing you choose. After all, it is no secret that buying a thing, you associate it with the emotions that you felt at the moment of buying. Let’s start a tour on the Lviv Art salons and galleries  the best places for shopping in Lviv.

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