Photo: Gaelle Girbes
In the first few days after Russia invaded Ukraine, Lilia Onyshchenko was hastily directing teams of workers throughout Lviv’s Market Square, which dates to the 16th century. As head of historical preservation in Lviv, she is on a mission to safeguard her city’s invaluable historical treasures from Russia’s unprovoked aggression.
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Lviv is a gorgeous city in Ukraine, which attracts tourists from all over all year round. The city’s center has been part of UNESCO’s World Heritage list for decades. The area has survived quite a few battles and foreign governments ever since it was first founded in the early 1200s.
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Ever heard of Lviv? Nope, nor had I before I started my trip to Ukraine and began learning more and more about this gorgeous gem of a city located in the west of the country. A UNESCO World Heritage listed town, Lviv, with its great culinary offerings, artistic flavour and coffee obsession sounded right up my street and with the ability to hop onboard a romantic night train from Kiev to get there, I knew it was going to make the perfect accompaniment to my time in Ukraine’s capital. And Ukraine being Ukraine, I also had an inkling that Lviv…
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