Lychakiv Cemetery Tour

Explore the most beautiful cemetery in Eastern Europe with a private guide

Being one of the most amazing cemeteries of Europe, Lychakiv Cemetery does not only impresses with its architecture. It’s the perfect place to get acquainted with the people that made Lviv a cultural melting pot. On our Lviv Lychakiv Cemetery Walking Tour, you can find out more, not only about the Ukrainian history of Lviv.

Highlights of Lviv Lychakiv Cemetery Tour

1,5 hours
Group size
1-15 people
Can start at
10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
all year
  • See the architecture that gives Lychakiv Cemetery a special charm
  • Visit graves of many famous Ukrainian and Polish people
  • Explore funny, tragic and eye-opening stories about the people who are buried here
  • Find out about the wars that were shaking Lviv and Galicia
  • Learn about burial culture in Austria-Hungary, Poland and Ukraine

Basic Tour

Budget-friendly option for those who care about having a high-quality tour


Each additional person: 5€

Professional Guiding
Free Map
All entrance fees

Premium Tour

Get the best extra services all inclusive and enjoy the tour even more


Each additional person: 10€

All of the Basic Tour
Cancellation Insurance
Free hotel pick up
Coffee at a Jewish Restaurant

The Cemetery offers you a comprehensive tour of Lviv and it’s culture since its establishment under Austrian rule in 1786. With more than 300.000 graves, you wouldn’t find out all the details that this place has to offer on your own. Now not all the names of people buried at Lychakiv Cemetery might be known to you. But the stories of these people are simply intriguing and will give you an insight into what life was like during Austrian times:

Baczewski family – The Baczewski family once owned the most important vodka company in all of Poland. They had the best marketing, the best products and the most famous people in Europe drank their vodka. But this legacy almost came to a tragic and complete end.

Solomiya Krushelnytska – One of the most talented singers to have ever wandered on earth, Solomia Krushelnitska became so famous, that she even made it to become a singer at the Scala of Milan.

Ivan Levynskyi – The owner of a factory, he became one of the most influential architects in the city of Lviv. There is hardly any building of fame, which is not associated with him in Lviv.

Those are just three of the people that we will talk about on the tour. But of course we will also feature all the other famous people buried here: Ivan Franko, Stepan Banach, Maria Konopnicka or Volodymyr Ivasyuk for example.

Understanding the history of Galicia at Lychakiv Cemetery

And with the people and their graves there is also a memorial culture that tells you a lot about the past of all of Galicia. It is here that soldiers of very different armies are buried that are heroes to different people. Many times enemies were buried right next to each other. That is where we can tell you about the events of World War I and II and the struggle of both Poles and Ukrainians to have an independent nation again. Join us to experience the history of Lviv and Galicia through this beautiful cemetery!

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Tour information

10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm

English, German, Ukrainian, Russian

We meet our guests for this tour at the entrance of Lychakiv Cemetery. If you wish to have a transfer to the Cemetery from your hotel, please book the Premium Tour and it is free of charge.

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Easy Cancellation

As premium service we offer a cancellation insurance. This way even if you don't show up for your tour, we will refund you. This service is perfect for all guests who are worried they might have to cancel.


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