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Which side of the world can show you Yalta, Ukraine?

On the north coast of the Black Sea lies a city in Southern Ukraine called Yalta. The history of Yalta says that this city is part of an ancient Greek Colony that was found by Greek sailors. Approximately in the 1st century, the Greek sailors were on the lookout for a secure shore to land and this is how Yalta was discovered. The Yalta, Ukraine enjoys a balmy Mediterranean climate. Numerous Orchards and vineyards add beauty to the city.

By the middle of 19th century, the Yalta, Ukraine turned into a trendy resort. The pleasant climate, mild winters, and its location between the mountains and sea made this city a much sought-after resort. By the 20th century, palaces and dachas of the royal families sprouted up in this area. The Second World War brought deportation of the Crimean Tatars and German occupation.

Yalta today is a standard port of call for passenger ships and has fruit-canning, wine-making, and tobacco-processing industries.

Places to enjoy in Yalta, Ukraine

The majestic mountain peaks of Yalta, Ukraine add a glorious beauty to the city. The city has intriguing museums, resorts, and beaches. The vacation home, Livadia, used by Churchill, Stalin, and Roosevelt for the Second World War conference is located in this place. The residence of writer Anton Chekhov is a museum today where you can see his piano and the medical bag from the time when he had served as a doctor.

The Nikitsky Botanical Garden has a first-class restaurant/club and is famous for its 1600 varieties of roses.

For a royal experience, you can visit the castle, Swallow's Nest settled on the rim of a cliff and looking down at the sea. A U.S. architect designed the castle for a German businessman.

You can also jump on to a hydrofoil or a ferry ride for a refreshing sail along the coast flanked by the resort towns. The favorite tourist attractions are the beautiful beach at Miskhor and Mt. Ai-Petri, which gives a bonanza of some of the magnificent views.

If you want to live a part of the emotions depicted in the famous poem, "The Charge of the Light Brigade," you must visit the sites of the Crimean War sites, Balaklava and Sevastopol.

Bakhchisarai is a city where mosques and Minarets abound. The fountain that had enthused Pushkin to write the poem, "The Fountain of Bakhchisarai," which is actually known as the fountain of tears is a site of marvel that you cannot miss. While visiting this place, you must drop in a visit at the palace of Khan Mengli-Girel. There are quite a number of places to visit in Yalta, Ukraine that shows the marvels of the 19tth and the early 20th centuries. It includes:
  • The city embankment
  • Roman-Catholic church
  • James Zlatoust cathedral
  • The first hotel in Russia with escalators-Restored hotel "Tavrida"
  • Yalta ropewa
  • Zoo "Skazka"

Yalta is a place that is strewn in history and majestic beauty. If you are planning to visit this wonderful city, it will be an experience worth cherishing for a lifetime.


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