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 trip itinerary maker and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Perhaps I was expecting from Bakhchisaray Palace something special .... what you see really disappointed. Quite a typical Manor House of a wealthy person, minuscule historical setting-guide said that Catherine did not let Khan's family in repatriation and those all godsend .... then another media culture barbarians in German lands parcels sent. So-not impressed.
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  • Yesterday brought the husband specifically in Bakhchisarai for the sake of the Khan's Palace and chufut-kale. In chufut-Kale we don't hit, (but now there only paid 250r-without a guide, pool very nice and big-tour.!) in the Khan Palace ticket price for adults, with excursion 250r 300 rub. What we saw: the courtyard and the Palace without a single working fountain and without flowers. The Guide showed can 1/10 from around the Palace. The Golden Cabinet restoration, all renovated. We saw only the rooms, 5-6 of which were summer gazebo, harem and lounge, sofa meeting place, where even the sofa is not authentic, not gold, fake. The whole excursion lasted not more than 15-20 minutes. Uninteresting, in 2007 it was interesting so that already as an adult literally brought her husband back and wonder took a tour, briefing and not worse. It's a pity money, time. Sadness ....
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  • The same impression as a child, are the same and in adulthood from this monument. On the territory of the USSR never saw unusually. Touching the fountain of tears. But all such dilapidated, original. Practically all wooden. something indistinct, Phantom, delicate and simple. Some here say that may fatigue did not impress. I got it from hotels in bakhchisarai vyspavshajasja. Then we pulled up to the rise of the chufut-kale and the Uspensky monastery. And barn, kale a little better, and the monastery.
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