Destination place: Vernissage Market in Lviv

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Destination place: Vernissage Market in Lviv

Travelers always want to bring home some little keepsakes that would remind us of the memories associated with the visited places once we are back home. We all want to be original and get something really special and unique in a gift store, but very often we get stuck buying cheap knick knacks from tourist traps. Vernissage Market is the number one destination to shop for traditional Ukrainian gifts and souvenirs in Lviv.

Vernissage is the market of handmade souvenirs and gifts located in the heart of Lviv just a stone's throw away from Lviv Opera House. This is where you can find interesting things for family and friends. If you are looking for vyshyvanka, a traditional Ukrainian embroidered shirt, or other pieces of traditional Ukrainian garments, this is the place to search at. The wave of appreciation of Ukrainian traditional garments on an international level can be credited to the major rise of patriotism in Ukraine during the Revolution of Dignity 2014. Nowadays Ukrainian motifs are widely used in world haute couture.VyshyvankasVernissage is also known for numerous works of art. Many local artists offer their hand-painted pieces, sculptures, wood curved pieces and other interesting stuff. Ladies often buy gerdan, traditional Ukrainian jewelry created in authentic beading technique popular in Western Ukrainian region. Besides, vendors often sell simple trinkets that can be used as stylish home decor. That's why Vernissage Market in Lviv is a one-stop destination for best souvenir shopping in Lviv.
Address: Vicheva Square
Working hours: daily from 8 A.M. to 6 P.M.
Photo sources: Volodymyr Nikitenko / shutterstock.com, pinterest.com. All images belong to their rightful owners. 

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