NUMBER 10 — LYCHAKIV CEMETERY

The cemetery has been classified as a historic and cultural museum and heritage preserve. The cemetery has been classified as a historic and cultural museum and heritage preserve.
The cemetery has been classified as a historic and cultural museum and heritage preserve; it occupies a total area of 40 hectares. It was officially founded in 1786 by the new Austrian government in Lemberg (Lviv), which was then the capital of the Austro-Hungarian Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria.
The oldest tombstone in the cemetery dates back to 1675. The Lychakiv Cemetery is also famous for some 23 beautifully adorned chapels and shrines, which belonged to wealthy Lviv families.