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Old 04-17-2011, 01:13 PM
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Default Crimea Tour: Swallow`s Nest

After visiting the Livadia are, take ascenic drive along the spectacular coastline to the Swallow's Nest that looks like a medieval castle with bastions and battlements, perching courageously at the very edge of the 40-meters high Aurora cliff of Cape Ai-Todor. It is definitely one of the most striking sights attracting numerous visitors. Built to the design of architect Sherwood in 1912 it has become a true symbol of the Crimea. KHARAKS Not far from Swallow`s Nest is located the ruins of the ancient Kharaks fortress are located on Ai-Todor Cape (Saint Feodor - greek) built by Roman ligionaries at the I century A.D. Archaeologists discovered the remains of the fortress walls and also dwelling and storage facilities, household articles. Nowadays the Swallow's Nest is the most visited place on the entire southern Coast of the Crimea.

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