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Massandra Palace, Massandra
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Overlooking hills and meadows, Massandra Palace sits among lush English gardens, with its opulent ornamented facade and extravagant interior spaces. Originally created in 1889 as a hunting lodge for Tsar Alexander III, the building resembled a French chateau at the start. In later years, it became a holiday home of Joseph Stalin, who made it into one of Crimea's most elaborate structures. Walk along the landscaped gardens and explore hidden caves and alleys. Inside the mansion, tour the living quarters replete with antique mahogany furniture, marble fireplaces, and hallways featuring renowned paintings. A quaint cafe on the property offers a rich selection of local wines to taste. Our Massandra holiday planner makes visiting Massandra Palace and other Massandra attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The Palace itself is a beautiful, well maintained. And here is the machine put not where we had to park on a downhill. Go to the Palace quite far, but worth it)
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  • In the spring of 2016 were in Crimea with friends. Before the trip was engaged in planning. Of course, the Massandra Palace in the style of a French castle included a list of places to visit. The Palace and a tour of the US. Compared with other Crimean palaces, this is not a large park, but still beautiful, wonder how campers were parked in high season? Roadside parking is almost there, but otherwise all OK.
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  • Very modest Palace, Park too, if compared with the livajdijskim or Vorontsov. Worth a trip, if everything else in the Crimea have already seen.
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