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Historic Sevastopol

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Duration: 9 hours

Walking: moderate

Venues visited: Panorama Museum, Primorsky Boulevard, Balaclava Harbor, Submarine Base Museum

 

 Drive along the picturesque South Coast of the Crimea to Sevastopol. Along the way you will see steep Crimean Mountains from one side and the Black Sea on the other. Start learning Sevastopol with visiting Historical Panorama Museum. The museum houses a magnificent canvas by the famous Russian battle artist, F. Roubaud, which at 377 meters long x 46 meters high and is the best example of the national art of panoramic painting. Depicting the first main assault of Sevastopol on June 18, 1855, the circular canvas merges into a 2,950 square foot relief model.

Continue to Primorsky Boulevard for a photo stop of the Nakhimov Square and Grafskaya Quay, from where the ships of the Russian Navy are seen.

Drive to Balaclava Harbor. Until the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, Balaklava was one of the most secret towns in the Russia, closed off from the outside world Balaklava was home to a Nuclear Submarine Base like no other. Have lunch in a local restaurant. After lunch continue to the western side of the harbor to the unique structure - an underground repair base of Soviet submarines, known as Submarine Museum. Next is your return back to Yalta.

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