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Drohobych

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Drohobych

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The first official mentioning of Drohobych in written records dates back to 1387.

This is a unique city with interesting  history:

- Drohobych is the first city in the USSR, which on April 2, 1990 raised the Ukrainian blue-and-yellow flag;

- At the end of the 19th century, the first oil refinery in Europe was built in Drohobych;

- Drohobych is the hometown to Yuriy Drohobych (Kotermak) - the first Ukrainian author of the printed work;

- Drohobych is the city where the second oldest Gothic church of the Eastern Galicia is located;

Worth to visit:

- the highest building of the city and one of the most beautiful City Halls in Ukraine;

- one of the largest synagogues in Eastern Europe;

- the oldest operating enterprise in Ukraine –  Drohobych saltworks

-  beautiful wooden church of St. George, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site;

- a monument to a kerosene lantern;

Visiting the city, it's worth to go on an excursion, which entered the TOP-12 of the best theatrical excursions in Ukraine "The secrets of the Drohobych City Hall".

Special dishes that you can taste only in Drogobych:

- coffee with salt;

- salty cake;

- trout baked in the armour made of salt;

- varenyky cooked according to the recipe of I. Franko`s daughter-in-law;

- Tsarist potato pancakes (deruny);

Tourist Information Center of Drohobych

  • Work
    schedule

    Mon – Fri 9 am – 6 pm.

    Sat – San 9 am – 5 pm.

    Break 1 pm – 2 pm.

     

  • Phone

    +380977866009

  • E-mail

    drogo.centr@gmail.com

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