Tarkhankut is on the western border of Crimea.The most extreme points are capes of Kara-mrun (Black nose) and Tarkhankut. Continue reading
Young, folded mountains of the Alpine mountain system located in the southern part of the Crimea. Including the foothills, they cover one-fifth of the peninsula’s area. They extend for about 150 km from Sevastopil to Teodosiia and are 40–50 km in width. The Crimean Mountains consist of three long, parallel ranges, separated by valleys. Continue reading
The Kara-dag reserve on the coast of Crimea, between the village of Kurortnoye and the resort of Koktebel, is one of those places where, whatever your religion, you can feel the hand of the Creator at work. Continue reading
Chufut Kale is a historic fortress in Crimea, near Bakhchisaray. Historically, it is a center for the Crimean Karaite community.
The Assumption Cave Monastery (Uspenskiy Cave Monastery) is located near Bakhchisaray in Crimea.
The Kara Dag volcanic mountain is located in Crimea near Koktebel. It is also a nature reserve. Koktebel was known as a vacation spot for writers in the Soviet Union. There is a mixture of public and private beaches with a paved walkway all along the bay. On this walkway there are small restaurants, cafes, kiosks, and small market areas selling arts and crafts, dried fish. In the evening, the walkway comes alive with many small discos.