Horse Stable in Lviv

As part of the horse-drawn transportation infrastucture in Lviv, stables were built alongside residential buildings around the city. Not many of these remain and the traces of these stables are hiding in quite corners and back alleys of Lviv. But I was fortunate to stumble across one such examples of a horse stable, which I found in a courtyard, in one of Lviv’s central neighborhoods.

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  1. I think all Ukrainians, from homeland and diaspora, should visit Greece. Many of us grow up thinking that our names, language, religious rites and architecture, and other folkloric traditions are our own, but visiting Greece will show that we imported and adopted them lock, stock, and barrel. Flattening the church domes to a pear shape, and polyphony, are the only uniquely Ukrainian contributions that I can think of.
    Nice website!

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