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Grafskaya Wharf, Sevastopol

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Walk down the stairs of the white granite Grafskaya Wharf to reach the sea, and find out about historical events that occurred at the site. Dorian columns create a popular photography spot, and thousands of people lounge on the stairs throughout the year. Dating back to 1783, when it was just a wooden quay, the monument has changed in appearance through time, eventually becoming a Roman temple-like structure. Prominent Italian sculptor Ferdinando Pellichio added marble lions, and the city council installed memorial plaques describing historic events that happened here. Of particular note is the fact that the site served as a communication channel between the town's defenders during the Crimean War. To visit Grafskaya Wharf and get the most from your holiday in Sevastopol, create itinerary details personal to you using our Sevastopol trip builder.
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  • Entry (or exit) the count's Quay is impossible not to notice: snow-white columns privetstujut guest and seamlessly lead to ladder with "red carpet", guarded marble Lions offering beautiful views. No wonder the pier was the main entrance to the city from the sea. And today she never emptied, townspeople and tourists come here to just sit on the edge of a dock, put your feet into the water, talk with friends or just look away thoughtfully on the passing ships.
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  • It is a place of Dreams. This Love Marina. There happen marvels. There meet destiny. Just stand there and watch your favorite eye. And nothing more is needed.
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  • very beautiful elegant staircase with red carpet in the middle. presenting themselves as countesses of ... century. went down to the pier. very big beautiful many ships and boats. You can make the trip by sea. impressive appearance. worth a visit
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