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Address: Crossroad of Kopernika Street and Svobody Ave, Lviv, Ukraine
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A place of reverence

This statue/fountain is a place where many locals come to pray and often has little floral tributes at its foot. It's by a busy roundabout, from here you can take a pleasant... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2016
devonandriy
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Paignton, United Kingdom
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Lviv, Ukraine
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36 reviews
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

The Blessed Virgin Fountain is situated next to the Mitskevych monument in the beginning of Svobody avenue. There are numerous benches in nearby, so it is comfortable to have some rest after walking tours and enjoy the statue of Virgin Maria. Many citizens come here to gift some flowers and to pray. There are many stories about wonders of Virgin... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful statue of the Virgin Mary in centre of Lviv. It is a sacred place where locals often stop and pray and posters remind of the victims of the bloody conflict in Eastern Ukraine. It is a beautiful fountain and statue that invites you to stop and consider ones life.

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

This statue/fountain is a place where many locals come to pray and often has little floral tributes at its foot. It's by a busy roundabout, from here you can take a pleasant stroll along Svobody Prospect all the way to the Opera House.

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Thank devonandriy
Brisbane, Australia
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244 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely statue and worth visiting to admire. It is close by many other things to see. A nice place to just sit and enjoy the surroundings.

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Krakow, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015

I like this monument. Blessed Virgin Fountain, and a lot of flowers around her <3 Good to pass it by on the way to market square

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Thank jplaneta
Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Simply one of the best fountains I've seen next to the Mannis Pee one in Belgium. Just around the corner is the centre of Lviv! Very beautiful place for food, photos, souvenirs, and others. Seems like if I was in Prague or in another state. You can of course throw coins in the fountain to make a wish to the... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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195 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2015

Nothing interesting you may find there. Nothing at ll. It is not beautiful, it is not historical, it is not sightseeng generally.

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Thank Yulia G
istanbul
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Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

Nice statue down is a fountain, but I think not so good location for praying. Because it is on prospect svobody, and no silence over there. Also three side of that statue are roads and full of vehicles.

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 23 October 2014 via mobile

Today as we were trying not to get hit by a car my eyes wander to this lovely statue, I was quite taken with people quietly praying as cars bustled by in this busy city,

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Thank ZZMimi
Lviv, Ukraine
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55 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2013

This about as traditionally Catholic a statue of the Virgin Mary as you can get, but it's also the most tranquil statue along Prospect Svobody. On Catholic holidays frequently there are processions that stop here either for readings or songs.

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