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    Sights of Crimea

    In the given section the information on the most interesting sights of Crimea in panoramas on 360 degrees is presented. You can familiarize with the complete list of sights in index.



    • Yalta Grand Prix 2010
    • In 2010 for the first time since the history of Powerboat water race began, the first stage of the Powerboat World Championship Yalta Gran Prix 2010 took place in Yalta City, one of the best Crimean resorts.

    • Pantikapey
    • Pantikapey is a Miletus colony founded in 6th century BC on the shore of Kerch Bay of the Taurida peninsula. It is an antique city, the predecessor of Kerch, was a former capital of the Bosporus State.

    • Uchan-Su Waterfall
    • The location of the highest Crimean waterfall. Uchan-Su Waterfall is situated on the southern slope of Ai-Petri mountain in 6 kilometras from Yalta. Its heights is 98,5 metres.  

    • Vorontsovs Palace
    • Vorontsov’s Palace is situated in Alupka on the foot of Ai-Petri mountain. The palace was build as a summer residence of an outstanding Russian statesman, General-Governor of New Russia M.S. Vorontsov (1782-1856).

    • Cat Mountain
    • Cat Mountain is a cave in the Crimean mountains near the village Simeiz.  is a complex natural monument of state importance(since 1984) in Simeiz.  

    • Alupka Park
    • Alupka Park (is known also as The Vorontsov’s Park) is the park on the territoty of Alupka (The Big Yalta). This is the park art monument, which was founded at the begenning of XIX century by the rule of German botanist Carolusl Keebach. The Park  makes an ensemble with The Voronrsov’s Palace.

    • Genoese Fortress
    • Genoese Fortress is a monument of medieval architecture of universal importance. It is the only preserved Genoese citadel in the Crimea. It was built by Genoese in the period between 1371-1469. The fortress is situated on the ancient coral reef, in a conical form, near the Sudak Bay of the Black Sea.

    • Counts Landing Stage
    • Count’s Quay is the emblem of the city with  has been connected the history of Sevastopol since its foundation till nowadays. It is situated in the center of the city on the south coast of the Sevastopol bay. Count's Quay forms the facade of the city and the sea it’s one of the most important architectural landmarks of its central part.

    • The Fortress of Yeni-Kale
    • The newly built fortifications were called Yeni-Kale, which is translated from the Tatar language as just a “New Fortress”.

    • Swallow's Nest Castle
    • The Swallow's Nest castle was recognized a winner of 7 Yalta Wonders Contest-Action in 2008.  Romantic knight’s castle named Swallow's Nest, which clings to an inaccessible 40-metre Aurora cliff of Cape Ai-Todor in the village of Gaspra is really striking Crimean site. The Swallow’s Nest has become a true symbol not only of the South Coast but also of the whole Crimea.

    • Livadia Palace-Park Complex
    • Big Livadia Palace is a former summer residence of the last Russian Emperor Nicholas II. Livadia Palace-Park Complex is an outstanding architectural and park monument. The Palace was constructed in 1910-1911 under design of architect Krasnov who used Italian Renaissance, Gothic and Oriental Architectural details.

    • Massandra Palace
    • Massandra has one of the best architectural monuments of the South Coast of the Crimea, the palace of Emperor Alexander III.

    • Yalta Promenade
    • Yalta Promenade is the oldest central, extremely beautiful street. Its official name is Promenade named after Lenin. The Promenade is lined up with palm-trees. One can enjoy magnolia smell and see a continuous range of bars, cafes, restaurants, side-shows.

    • The Nikitsky Botanical Gardens
    • Nikita Botanical Garden is a  complex research institution. Is one of the most famous and popular parks of the Southern Coast, which combines nature, history, art and science.

    • Panorama Defense of Sevastopol in 1854-1955
    • Panorama “Defense of Sevastopol in 1854-1955 is a world famous monument to the people’s feat, our national heritageIn the central part of the Historic boulevard is Panorama “Defense of Sevastopol in 1854-1955” - a world famous monument to the people’s feat, our national heritage. Here one episode of the 349-day defense of Sevastopol – repulse of the storm in June 6, 1855 - is displayed.

    • Chersonesos Tavricheskiy
    • Chersonesos Tavricheskiy is one of the centers of the ancient civilization of the North Black Sea region.

    • PRIME Yalta Rally - 2010
    • The best Ukrainian and foreign rally crew try their own strength on narrow winding mountain lacets.

    • Valley of Ghosts
    • Valley of the ghosts is an area in the Crimea, the concentration of fantastically shaped rocks on the western slope of the southern ridge of the array Demirci. The forms of the rocks caused by weathering of the Upper Jurassic conglomerates of the southern Demirci. The valley of ghosts is a popular tourist destination, which received its present name in the end of XIX century. 

    • Kara-Dag State Reserve
    • Kara-Dag State Reserve  is a state reserve in Ukrane on the south-eastern part of the Crimea. The reserve is situated on the territory of volcano massif Kara-Dag. The main functions of the reserve are studying the biodiversity, monitoring of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.

    • Cape Aya
    • The south-western edge of the Crimean mountains – cape Aya is a unique natural complex, a preserve of republican importance.

    • Cape Phiolent
    • It’s supposed that on Phiolent there used to be the temple of Virgin of Tavropolia (Parthenon) in which the Tauri sacrificed foreigners who got into shipwreck at the shores of the Trakheyskiy peninsula to their Goddess.
        

    • Koktebel winery of vintage wines and cognacs
    • Today “Koktebel” winery of vintage wines and cognacs is a modern enterprise fit out with up-to-date equipment; it manufactures more than 20 brands of various wines from fine dry wines to full-bodied strong and dessert wines. “Koktebel” winery  let out 7 marks of cognac, each of which has its own nuances of preparation, a special bouquet and taste.

    • The Grand Canyon of the Crimea
    • The Grand Crimean Canyon is one of the peninsula nature wonders, an amazing creation of nature. This is a deep mountain gorge 3 km long carving the Ai-Petri mountain range.