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Sevastopol is first of all  historical city

In the center of the city there are monuments to admirals Nakhimov, Lazarev, Kornilov and Istomin. Not far from the city center there is a Museum of heroic defense of Sevastopol in 1854-1855 (Panorama) and Malakhov Hill, and the Museum Complex of Diorama devoted to the second defense of the hero-city in 1941-1942.
Famous Hersoness Tavrichesky is an ancient historic landmark. It is a city-state which was founded in V century BC. This ancient town is considered to be the cradle of Christianity as Prince Vladimir of Kiev was baptized right there in 989 AD. Several medieval cave towns fortresses can be visited in the environs of Sevastopol. The city has a lot of churches and churches-monuments devoted to the Crimean War. Each centimeter of Sevastopol land is impregnated with history.
In the past few years Sevastopol has become a large tourist attraction on the Black Sea coastline. New hotels, leisure centers, casinos, bars, fine restaurants, bars have been being built. There is a good reason for all that. Sevastopol is located on the south west coast of the Black Sea, which means there are wonderful beaches, air, good for health, a lot of sun and warm sea. All these make it a perfect holiday destination. Moreover, Sevastopol is a unique historical centre of the Crimea. Its heroic history has been kept beyond the reach of tourists for a long time.
 

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Tour around the city Sevastopol within two days.


This is the most favourable sightseeing tour around Sevastopol. All the prominent sights are covered within short time at minimal expense.
This route is recommended for a walking tour including public transport. The slogan is Have maximum impressions at a minimal expense!

Historical Boulevard

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In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the first defense of Sevastopol the Panorama, created by a master of battle painting Frantz Rubo, was opened to the public. The territory of the 4th bastion now is a picturesque park with numerous monuments known as Historical Boulevard.

opening hours:
daily, twenty-four hours

by transport:
to the stop Ushakova square
trolley
bus - 12,13, route bus - 12, 20, 17, 2, 22

the journey takes:
on foot - 15 min

by bus - 10 min

the seeing takes:
1,5 hours

admission:
free

 

Panorama

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Panorama contains the canvas devoted to the first assault of Sevastopol on June 6, 1855, by English and French troops.

opening hours:
from Tuesday to Sunday from 9:30 till 17:30

by transport:
to the stop Ushakova square, Historical Boulevard
trolley
bus - 12,13, route bus - 12, 20, 17, 2, 22

the journey takes:
on foot - 15 min
by bus - 10 min

the seeing takes:
20-25 min

admission:
2.00$ - adults 1,20$ - children 1,60$ - students

 

Museum of Black Sea Navy

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Heroic history of the Black Sea Navy from the heroic deed of brig Mercury till nowadays is displayed in the museum, which was opened to the public in 1869.  

opening hours:
from Wednesday to Sunday from 10:00 till 17:00

by transport:
to the stop DOF
trolley
bus - 12, route bus - 12

the journey takes:
from the stop Ushakova square
by bus -5 min.
on foot -15 min

the seeing takes:
30-40 min

admission:
1.00$

 

Nakhimova square, the Duke Dock  

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Nakhimova square is the main square in Sevastopol and the Duke Dock is a hallmark of the city. Boats to the Northern Side and Inkerman run from here. You can book a sailing tour around Sevastopol bays and watch ships, submarines, etc.     

opening hours:
daily, twenty-four hours

by transport:
to the stop Nakhimova square
trolley
bus 12, 13, 20

the journey takes:
from the stop DOF
by bus - 3 min.
on foot- 5 min.

the seeing takes:
30-40 .

admission:
free

 

Primorsky Boulevard 

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Primorsky Boulevard is the historical center of Sevastopol as well as the most favourite pleasure place for inhabitants and visitors.

opening hours:
daily

by transport:
to the stop Nakhimova square
trolley
bus 12, 13, 20

the journey takes:
on foot 3 min.

the seeing takes:
1,5-2 hours

admission:
free

 

Monument to the Scuttled Ships 

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Monument to the Scuttled Ships is the most famous monument of Sevastopol. It is a hallmark of the city. English and French Fleets, reached Sevastopol in September 1854, was far stronger and much more equipped than the Black Sea Fleet. In order not to let them get in the harbour seven ships were scuttled across the fairway, and in February 1855 there were six more ships. While leaving the Southern Side in August (September) 1855  Russian troops had to scuttle all the rest of the ships.  

opening hours:
every day

by transport:
to the stop Nakhimova square

the journey takes:
on foot 3 min.

the seeing takes:
10 min.

admission:
free

 

Aquarium Museum

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One of the first aquariums in the world. It was founded in 1897. You can watch bright coral fish, firefish and piranhas, sharks and rays, turtles, lizards, snakes. The unique composition includes over 200 species which are demonstrated in 31 aquariums and the central pool.  

opening hours:
from 9:00 till 19:00

by transport:
to the stop Nakhimova square

the journey takes:
5 min.

the seeing takes:
guided - 40 min., without a guide unlimited

admission:
4$ - adults  1,4$ - children

 

Aquarium

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A show with trained dolphins as performers is a great chance to learn a lot about these amazing animals as well as unique opportunity to communicate with them after the show.

opening hours:
from 9:00 till 18:00

by transport:
to the stop Lazareva square
the journey takes:
from the stop Nakhimova square  
by bus - 5 min.
on foot -
 10 min.

the show lasts:
50 min.

admission:
5$ - adults  2$ - children

 

Museum of Paintings named after Kroshitsky  

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Canvas of Italian Renaissance and of outstanding masters such as Kramskoy, Levitan, Shishkin, Aivazovsky are displayed.

opening hours:
from Wednesday to Monday
from 11:00 till 18:00

by transport:
to the stop Lazareva square

the journey takes:
from the stop Nakhimova square
by trolleybus - 5 min.
on foot- 10 min.

the seeing takes:
25-30 min

admission:
0.6$ - adult  0.2$ - child

 

Vladimir Cathedral

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Designed in Byzantine style the cathedral became the burial-vault of the admirals who were the main leaders of the defense of Sevastopol during the Crimean War: M.Lazarev, V.Kornilov, V.Istomin, P.Nakhimov.  

opening hours:
daily
from 6:00 till 22:00

by transport:
to the stop Lazareva square

the journey takes:
from the stop Nakhimova square  
by trolley bus - 5 min.
on foot - 10 min.

the seeing takes:
15-20 min

admission:
free

 

Malakhov Hill 

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This place is the heart of the defense of the city in 1854-1855. There are memorials to British, French, Turkish soldiers, the monument to the heroes-submariners.

opening hours:
every day

by transport:
to the stop Malakhov Hill from the city center
trolley
bus -7,17,20, route bus - 7,107,26,104.

the journey takes:
25-30 min from the city center

the sightseeing takes:
1,5 hours

admission:
free

 

Sapun Mountain 

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The museum complex situated on the mountain is devoted to the Great Patriotic War. The Museum of Diorama deals with the second defense of Sevastopol 1941-1942 The expositions in the open air include the models of the weapons and equipment (tanks, artillery, military naval armaments) and also the models of captured German weapons.

opening hours:
every day

by transport:
to the stop Sapun Mountain
bus 1

the journey takes:
by bus - 30 min.

the seeing takes:
1,5-2 hours

admission:
free

 

Khersoness Tavrichesky

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On the ground of ancient Khersoness you can see monuments of several epochs: strict Greek temples, high Byzantine basilicas, Vladimir Cathedral.     

opening hours:
every day

by transport:
to the stop Khersoness or Dmitriya Ulianova  trolley bus - 2, route bus - 2, 22

the journey takes:
from the city center
by bus -  25-30 min.

the sightseeing takes:
2-2,5 hours

admission:
1.4$ - adults, 0.8$ - children, guided - 2$

 

Cape Fiolent 

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Georgievsky Monastery,
Yashmovy Beach (the most beautiful one in the Crimea)
Cape Fiolent is one of the most picturesque place in Sevastopol which attracts by its wonderful beach and its rich history as well.      

opening hours:
every day

by transport:
trolley bus
-2,  route bus-2 to the stop Square of 50years of the USSR
from the stop  Square of 50years of the USSR
trolley bus 19 or route bus 19 to the last stop Cape Fiolent

the journey takes:
by bus - 40 min.

the sightseeing takes:
30-40 min.

admission:
free

 

Balaklava, Genoese fortress 

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Balaklava is a modern part of Sevastopol which earlier was an independent town with over 2500-year history. There you can walk along the restored sea front, have a meal in one of nice cafes, which are well-known for their delicious fish dishes, watching numerous yachts in the bay, or walk up the mountain to the ancient fortress ruins.        

opening hours:
every day

by transport:
trolley bus 12, 17, 20, 2,  route bus-2,12,20,17,2, to the stop 5 kilometer
then bus 9, route bus - 9 to the stop Balaklava Center.

the journey takes:
on the whole- 50 min.

the sightseeing takes:
2-2,5
hours

admission:
free

 

Balaklava, object Shelter

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The unique military installation of the time of cold war, underground base of submarines division with the repair plant, bakers and so on, and so forth, which is supposed to survive a 100 kilotons nuclear explosion.               

opening hours:
from 10:00 till 17:00
from Wednesday to Sunday

by transport:
trolleybus
- 12, 17, 20, 2, route bus -2,12,20,17,26 to the stop 5 kilometer
then  bus 9, route bus - 9 to the stop Balaklava Center
then on foot- for 10 min

the journey takes:
by bus - 50 min and on foot - 10 min

the sightseeing takes:
1 hour

admission:
2.00$

 

Saint Klimentovsky Monastery

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In the environs of Inkerman there are such historical places as the mouth of the River Chernaya, where the most bloody battle of the first defense of Sevastopol took place; Calamita fortress; Inkerman Monastery.   

opening hours:
every day

by transport:
from the stop 5 kilometer by route bus 103 to Inkerman

the journey takes:
by bus - 10 min.

the sightseeing takes:
2-3 hours

admission:
free

 

 

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