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Chersonesus National Sanctuary, Sevastopol

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A fine example of a Greek colony in the Black Sea region, Chersonesus National Sanctuary occupies a place on the World Heritage List. Explore this ancient site, founded 2,500 years ago, and its wealth of ruins and excavated buildings that include an amphitheater, fortified walls, and residential homes. Visit the on-site museum to see examples of household items and other artifacts on display, which help to document the social, economic, and political history of the Greek colony. Join a guided tour, offered in several iterations with different themes, to learn a bit more about a specific topic related to the site including art, the excavation process, or the medieval churches that were later built around the area. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Sevastopol holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Chersonesus National Sanctuary and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Not for the first time here. A magical place! Quietly, many ruins of history, in this place the color of some kind of special. If you strike the Bell and make a wish, should come true. Museums but not interesting, you can walk out on them. Evening magic sunsets.
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  • History of ... Antiquity .... Very picturesque ruins .... Photos turn out wonderful))) Especially I personally liked the temple. Slightly changed impressions cold. Still very cool wind in March.
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  • Cathedral leaves a very bright, soothing impression. After visiting you can stroll through the ruins of the ancient Greek polis or swim in the sea. See Basilica, where Prince Vladimir was baptized (allegedly).
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