Sunday, April 3, 2011

Lviv...

Ratusha
Ratusha (1381). Lviv City Hall Tower (65 m). Climbing the stairs, you may take an opportunity to view operation of the clockwork mechanism functioning since 1851.


Holy Eucharist Church
Roman Catholic Church of Corpus Christi Dominicans (at present, the Holy Eucharist Church) in Museyna Square was built of wood late in the 14th century. After the fire of 1408 it was reconstructed from stones and bricks in the Gothic style. The present-look building was constructed at the expense of Hetman Pototsky and under the supervision of Jan de Vitte, general and commendant of Kamyanets-Podilsky, between 1749 and 1764...


Korniakt's tower-bell
Monumental Korniakt's tower-bell (1572-1578) of 65.8 m in height borrowed its name from the surname of its founder Konstiantyn Korniakt, one of the richest merchants of that time. The Korniakt's tower bell houses 'Kyrylo', which is a famous Lviv's bell of 120 cm in diameter.

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