In and around Sevastopol more than a 1000 monuments can be found dedicated to the incomparable courage and resistance of Russian soldiers. The symbol of Sevastopol is the monument dedicated to sunken ships 1854-1855.
Grafskaya Pier This pier is one of the nice sightseens of the marvellous city.
It was built in 1846. It is notable today as a kind of emblem of the city. It used to have Catherine’s pier name. But the local people didn’t like it and it disappeared.
In the one of the main square of Sevastopol which is near Grafskaya pier there is a monument to Admiral P.S. Nakhimov, 1959.
There is a Sailor’s park just opposite the Nakhimov Square. You can find there the first monument on Sevastopol ground. This is a very impressive monument ‘ To Kazarsky. As an example to posterity’. It is symbolizing incompareble victory of the brig Merkury in chief of Kazarsky.
Panorama is one of the most significant monuments, dedicated to the’Defence of Sevastopol 1854-1855).
This important work reveals to posterity a heroic page of national history. This obelisk’s name is ‘ A bayonet and a sail’ dedicated to the unity of the army and fleet is considered to be one of the symbols of Sevastopol.
Greek people began living in Karantinaya bay in 422 BC and the established the city of Chersonesus which existed for more than 2000 years. ( This is most ancient city existed from 5th BC to the 15 century AD) This is the famuse ‘foggy’ bell which is installed on the two massive supporting columns cast from the trophy German cannon in 1776. During the Crimean was it was brought out from the city. It 1913 it turned out to be in the Notre-Damme Cathedral in Paris and the same year it was returned to Sevastopol.
Concerning to the legend many Greek sailors found a resque in this place.
Balaklava is famous for its remarkable beaches and pictiresque views. It is one of the oldest cities of the country.
Yalta is the most popular resort on the southern shore. Yalta - the capital of the South Coast. The swallow’s nest is the symbol of the Crimea.
Yalta turned into the summer capital of the Russian empire as soon as Alexander second settled down in Lavadia in the 1860s. Livadia became a favourite summer residence of the last three Emperors andtheir families. Contemporary Livadia is almost the same as it was in the time of the last Emperor. His White Livadia Palace is one of the major sights in Yalta.
Massandra Palace is a notable place in Yalta. Alexander The Third started to built this inpressive buildig. The cable car. The length of the cable is 1600 meters. The hight of the hill is 1100 meters. Every day the cable car get people to the hill where they can find a lot of restaurants with tartar cuisine and take a ride horse.