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04-24-2010, 05:48 PM
<img src="/img/t/tour/2427/best-crimea.jpg" alt="Best Crimea" />Tour with professional Historian and Yalta Film Studio Screenwriter.
Crimea is the crossroad of nations, history, culture, religions ect. Peninsula is located on the boder of Europe and Asia. "West is West, East is East and they will never come together" - said greater travelor Kipling. But wthat would he say after his wisit the Crimea? 2,5 thousend years history from Antique Greeks till Russian Black Sea Navy nowdays !

1 day motor tour (by car or by van) will include: Greater Yalta, Livadia, Massandra, Foros, Balaclava, Sevastopol, Bakhchisaray. This is only a general view to the best Crimea with visiting only most famous placies.
More detailed tours each this towns and areas I will suggest you, when you will contact me.

Greater Yalta (Livadia,Massandra,Alupka,Foros,Gurzuf):
-!Livadia Palace. Romanov`s Domestic church
-!Alupka Palace of Count Vorontsov
-!Massandra Palace of Alexander??? (Stalin`s dacha)
-!Swallow`s Nest
-!Duke Yusupov Palace Exclusive! Possible only with us
-The Emir`s of Bukhara Palace
-!Writer1s Chekhov House
-Chekhov Summer House
-Kharaks Palace of the Great Prince Georgi Michailovich Romanov
-Dul`ber Palace and Estate of the Great Prince Peter Nikolaevich Romanov
-Ai-Todor Palace and Estate of the Great Prince Alexander Michailovich Romanov
-Kichkine Palace of the Great Prince Demetrius Konstantinovich Romanov
-Cableway at the mount. 1234 meters up for a 15 minutes
-Gurzuf: Pushkin museum. Rocheliau house. Byzantine and Genoese fortress (Ages 6-14). Fountain "Night". Shalapin rock. Pushkin Grotto
-!The Orthodox Cathedral of Alexander Nevskiy
-The Oreanda Orthodox Church of Blessed Virgin
-Roman ?atholic ?athedral
-Ioann Zlatoust (John Chrysostom) Bell Tower
-Armenian Church Saint Ripsime
-!Nikita Botanical Gardens
-!Foros Church of the Resurrection on the rock
-Gorbachev Residence and Summer House
-Massandra Plant of vintage wines
-The World's largest children's camp "Artek"

-!Panorama "The Defence of Sevastopol 1854-1855"
-!Ancient town Khersones of Taury
-!Visiting warships and submarines of Black Sea Navy of Russia and Ukraine
-Sevastopol:harbors and Black Sea NAVY. The monument to sank ships. Count Pier
-Diorama "Sapun Mountain Assault 1944".Museum of military equipment (1941-1945)
-Crimean War 1853-1856. Inkerman Battle
-Naval History museum. Black Sea Fleet
-The Malakhov Barrow
-Fraternal Cemetery
-The Fifth Bastion
-Inkerman Cave Monastery
-Donkey farm:riding,lunch,Russian Samovar tea

-!Balaclava:Soviet undergraund Submarines Base
-Balaclava: Harbor and Medieval Fortress
-!Balaclava Buttle-Field(24 Oct 1854).Charge of the Light Brigade

-!Palace Khan-Saray: former Capital of the Crimean Khanate
-!Chufut-Kaleh Cave Town (6th cen.) Karaites
-Dormition (Uspensky) Cave Monastery (8th cen.)
-!Mangup Cave Town. Medieval State Theodoro(6-14th cen,in the UNESCO List)
-Cave Towns: Eski-Kermen, Tepe-Kermen, Kachi-Kalyon

Nature sites of the Crimea:
-Crimean waterfalls
-Caves of the Crimea
-I-Petry (St. Peter) mount. The Great Canyon
-Demerdji mountain. Phantoms Valley. Medieval fortress
-The Devil`s Stairs

Specialised tours:
-!Romanov`s in the Crimea Open and closed objects
-Age-old Christian churches, templs, cathedrals
-Christian Monasteries
-Ethnotourism. Ethnic Neighborhood. Crimean Tatars

Eastern Crimea (Alushta, Feodosia, Sudak, Kerch):
-!Sudak. The Genoese Fortress (14-15th cen.)
-Armenian Monastery Surb Hutch (St. Cross), 1338
-Feodosia. The Aivasovsky Art Gallery. Genoese fortress. Churches. Mosque

Western Crimea (Evpatoria):
-Evpatoria. The Khan-Djamy Mosque. Kenasses of Karaites. Tekie Dervish

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