House of scientists in Lviv — a former aristocratic casino, noble casino, popular casino, Gerhard casino — is architectural monument, located in the central part of the city. The authors of the project were known Viennese architects H.Helmer and F.Felner (authors of the Odessa Opera House).
Have You ever wondered about past during the walk by the center of the city? Who walked this street centuries ago? What did these persons think and dream about? How did they spend their free time?
You should visit buildings, which were built in ancient times, to get to know more about life of past eras and feel the spirit of the time. Houses and other buildings can better describe and express the life of their owners, than some story.
In Lviv there are many palaces of nobles. Most of them were built around XVI century. Foreign merchants, nobles and wealthy families were usually owners of these luxury houses. Also it will be interesting for You to get an insight into the history of the casino’s building (which was rumored as not moral place) and how much rooms were given for servants…
In the palaces, castles, residences You will find magnificence and expensive interior of XVI-XVII century. During the excursion it may seem that history is made on Your eyes. In a moment like that You may imagine and feel yourself like a hero of that times: owner of a house on Rynok Square, who had servants and own carriage…
The door of a residence may become for You a time portal.