Bakhchisaray Historical, Cultural and Archaeological Museum-Reserve, Bakhchisaray

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Tour Bakhchisaray Historical, Cultural and Archaeological Museum-Reserve, 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, Cultural and Archaeological Museum-Reserve 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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  • It's way simpler than what you might think of a palace, but it has it's own stories and things to see.  more »
  • People are nice , historians will love it, do hire a guide. Summer is the best time to visit,.food was awesome everywhere. Will want to live like the khans. ☺  more »
  • For me it was a big idea to visit a place where were made my favourite film "Roksolana". i like this place a lot, if i have an opportunity to visit it again, i will do for sure.  more »