Shopping spots in Lviv now boast something for every budget from classy and pricey shops selling designer clothes to more affordable shopping malls selling mass-market popular brands. With Soviet-era austerity now a thing of the past, you can enjoy pleasant shopping experience in Lviv. In recent years Lviv turned into shopping destination of Western Ukraine with impressive selection of brand’s boutiques, shopping malls and pop-up fashion fairs.
This is the newest addition to Lviv shopping scene. Victoria Gardens is the biggest shopping mall in Western Ukraine. The total area of 102 thousand square meters offers many shopping and entertainment opportunities. Shops are located on first and second floors; these are mostly mass market clothing brands such as New Yorker, RESERVED, Cropp, House, GUESS and many others. There are also two big cosmetics stores: Brocard and Bomond, as well as LUSH cruelty friendly cosmetics shop. The ground floor also houses upscale grocery store Silpo and and one of the biggest in Ukraine Jysk store.
The second floor offers a huge family entertainment center Papashop, Multiplex cinema and King Fitness Gym as well as over a dozen various restaurants and cafes.
Address: 226A, Kulparkivska street.
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King Cross Leopolis
King Cross Leopolis is a shopping mall located in Lviv, opened on March 26, 2010. With a total area of 116 546 m², it is one of the most popular shopping malls in western Ukraine. King Cross Leopolis has become a prime regional shopping centre and a favourite destination for many Ukrainian families. There are over 100 brands presented on the territory of the shopping mall. There is also Planeta Kino movie cinema, ice skating rink, bowling, karaoke bar and a food court located in the second floor.
King Cross Leopolis is located in Lviv city suburb so taxi would probably the best option to get there or take a free shuttle bus offered by the mall.
Address: 30, Stryiska Street, Sokilnyky village, Lviv region.
Forum Lviv is a shopping centre in Lviv, Ukraine, opened on September 25, 2015. Forum Lviv is centrally located on Pid Dubom Street, just a short walk from the city’s main square and famous Opera House. The two-storey shopping centre is topped by a level complete with cinema, leisure facilities and restaurants overlooking the city. The total GLA is 35,000 m2 and it has an underground parking garage with 600 spaces.
Among the many renowned Ukrainian and international brands available today at Forum Lviv are, among others, Silpo supermarket, Comfy electronics supermarket, Igroland children entertainment, Planeta Kino cinema, Zara, Bershka, Massimo Dutti, Oysho, Pull&Bear, Stradivarius, Mango, LC Waikiki, Reserved, Cropp, House, Sinsay, Budynok Igrashok, CCC, Intertop, Timberland, Lacoste, Pandora, Sushiya and many more
This is one of the most popular Lviv shopping malls always buzzing with visitors. Due to its central location (which doesn’t require taking a taxi or public transport) many tourists who come to Lviv shop here as well many locals who doesn’t want to travel far to enjoy ultimate shopping experience.
Address: 7B, Pid Dubom Street, Lviv.
Opera Passage is a modern shopping gallery located in the very heart of Lviv. It pursues the policy of satisfying the needs of demanding Customers, who value high quality European merchandise, as well as the ambiance of shopping process itself.
Opera Passage therefore offers excellent selection of stores, selling well-known brands for women and men clothes, shoes, underwear, accessories, jewelry, cosmetics, perfumes and kids’ supplies. The shopping gallery has some of the best spots for the taste buds — coffee corner with delicious deserts, best coffe-to-go in town, a bright fusion of Italian, Japanese, Thai and Mexican cuisine in the renovated restaurant LaPiazza Food & Friends. The local supermarket sells convenience goods, fresh produced and gourmet products from around the world. Besides, in its premium wine cellar one can get high quality alcohol.
Originally as a building under UNESCO protection due to its historic value, in a modern day Lviv it has become the central spot of city’s social life. Regular events in Opera Passage range from sensuous fashion shows, quality live music, various products presentations to exuberating children’s weekends.
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