Bakhchisaray Historical and Cultural Preserve/ Hanskiy Castle in Bakhchysarai, Bakhchisaray
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Tour Bakhchisaray Historical and Cultural Preserve/ Hanskiy Castle in Bakhchysarai, a gem of Ottoman architecture that represents the traditional Crimean Tatar lifestyle of the 16th century. Dating back to the 1500s, this complex contains mosques, a cemetery, and former palaces spread across 4 hectares (10 acres) of landscaped gardens. Similar Islamic structures can be found in only a few places within Europe, including the Alhambra in Spain. Observe the compound ornaments fashioned by artists from Turkey, Italy, and Iran, and take time to explore the interior's fountains and bronze furnishings. Look for the fountain of tears that Qirim Giray Khan built for his wife. You'll also encounter one of the largest mosques in Crimea here, built in 1532. Put Bakhchisaray Historical and Cultural Preserve/ Hanskiy Castle in Bakhchysarai into our Bakhchisaray District trip itinerary maker and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Would like to go back in the warmer months, with his family and learn more about the life and lifestyle of the people of that era.
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  • Visit the Crimea and not visit the Khan Palace in Bakhchisaray, is not permissible. So we went to this museum with an interesting history. There was a great Russian poet-Pushkin and this is a very interesting story. I advise you to learn. There was Catherine the great, and this is also an interesting history. Here is one of them. * Visit Empress of the capital of the Crimean Khanate-Bakhchisaray, was given special significance. This city was one of the most important items on its journey. The solemn entry into Bakhchisaray.. But there has been a disturbing incident, which nearly turned tragic on a steep downhill horses could not keep a heavy carriage, which rode the Empress. But local Tatars didn't get flustered and literally rushing under the hooves and wheels, saved the life of the Empress. Vot Takaya istoriya. Well done, saved our Empress. In General, it is felt throughout the Oriental coloring old town bakhchisarai..
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  • So the mother cries in the days of sadness about her son, fallen in the war. Young Virgin in the country Predan'e antiquity learned and dreary monument to Onex called fountain of tears. Here is the famous fountain of bakhchisarai, which Pushkin wrote. The Palace is not big but very nice. Interesting walk to his yard and harem. For the closing of gaps in historical knowledge, be sure to visit the Khan's Palace.
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