Bandinelli Palace

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Bandinelli Palace

Bandinelli Palace (Italian: Palazzo Bandinelli; Ukrainian: Палац Бандінеллі; Polish: Kamienica Bandinellich we Lwowie) is a late Renaissance townhouse (kamienica) facing Market Square in Lviv, Ukraine. It was built in 1589 by a pharmacist Jarosz Wedelski, and in 1634 it was bought by a Florentine merchant, Roberto Bandinelli, known as the founder of the first post office in eastern Galicia. That office was housed in the building from 1629 onward, and was closed in a few years when the business became unprofitable.

The house was considerably renovated in 1737-1739. In the 19th century the palace was used as a bookshop and a meeting place for the local literati. Poet Kornel Ujejski lodged here. The Soviet authorities gave the house to the Lviv Historical Museum which had the building thoroughly repaired and restored.


  • Вуйцик В. С., Липка Р. М. Зустріч зі Львовом. Львів: Каменяр, 1987. С. 47-48.
  • Лемко Ілько. Палац Бандінеллі.

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Coordinates: 49°50′33″N 24°1′57″E / 49.84250°N 24.03250°E / 49.84250; 24.03250