Prison on Lontskoho in Lviv: Ukraine’s museum of soviet horror

The building was constructed in 1889-1890 at the intersection of Sapiehy (today Stepana Bandery) and Kopernika Streets according to the design of architect Jozef Kajetan Janowski. Built in Neo-Renaissance style, it was originally designed for the Austro-Hungarian Gendarmerie in Lviv. The section where the prison was actually located was built soon after World War 1 in … Continue reading Prison on Lontskoho in Lviv: Ukraine’s museum of soviet horror