We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
All photos (423)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“the dragon”(3 reviews)
“old church”(5 reviews)
“mother church”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Svyatogo Yura Sq., 5, Lviv 79000, Ukraine
+380 322 611 386
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Svyatogo Yura Cathedral
from USD 104.10
More Info
from USD 231.33
More Info
from USD 983.17
More Info
Reviews (376)
Filter reviews
85 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews the dragon old church mother church baroque style ivan franko interesting history railway station opera house greek interior spiritual hill icon mass choir attic building
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 85 reviews
Reviewed 27 September 2018

It is beautiful church but I saw better. Not in the City Center but still close. Not far away from railway station.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JarekUr
Reviewed 25 September 2018

St. George's Cathedral is a Greek Catholic 18th-century cathedral with rococo yellow facade, housing an icon of the Virgin Mary. During 19th and 20th centuries, the cathedral served as the mother church of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. The cathedral reflects both Western influences and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jim H
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Located on hill. Absolutely astonishing view. Must take tour to real about history and rear sacred artifacts and admire the history.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank oxanauryasev
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The cathedral is not far from the Opera House. Outside of the cathedral is the statue of the Metropolian Andrew. It is a great photo op

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank napacapt
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Lviv is full of beautiful churches, and St. George's is certainly not one to miss, even though it is a bit of a hike from downtown (and all uphill!).It is free to enter but has donation boxes. The inside looks surprisingly small compared to what...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank whydoineedthis
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Located 20-something walking – thought Ivan Franko Park – minutes away from the Lviv Opera House, this is magnificent building is located in the top of a hill is worth the visit. The grounds are very calm and beautiful, and with a nice view. The...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank MrAndroide
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Although the church has an appealing interior, many other churches in Lviv also do and are closer to the old city. Franko park, which is almost adjacent to the church, is a pleasant place for a rest or a walk.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RichT529
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We visited this cathedral on a Sunday, and were able to attend part of the service, as well as visit the crypt, where the tombs of several important clerics are located. We also venerated the icon and relics of St. Mykola Charnetsky , who was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank PHW
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

I can't say I am often to this Cathedral as I am not very religious person and this Cathedral is not in the center and a little bit away of my district too. But it is so magnificent and tso beautiful which means I take...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ivan S
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Nice area, close to the Lviv National University and beautiful park. There us a square in front of the cathedral and the church itself has an inner outdoor space. What I recommend is either to read about this place forehand or go there with a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Анастасия Л
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 66 nearby hotels
Hotel Edem
71 reviews
.28 km away
Premier Hotel Dnister
424 reviews
.31 km away
Reikartz Dworzec Lviv Hotel
76 reviews
.36 km away
Hotel Cisar
73 reviews
.44 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 673 nearby restaurants
Cat Cafe
167 reviews
.49 km away
Seven Piggies
158 reviews
.54 km away
Restaurant Yerevan
59 reviews
.27 km away
Holly Bush
19 reviews
.38 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 269 nearby attractions
The House of Scientists
147 reviews
.66 km away
Church of Sts. Olha and Elizabeth
116 reviews
.54 km away
Prison on Lontskogo, National Museum and Memorial to the Victims of Occupation
77 reviews
.66 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Sonia M
6 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Sonia M |
Olga084, thank you for your response.
12 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Phobos10 | Reviewed this property |
Its about 30 minutes walk, You will have opportunity to see nice buildings on street.