Monument to the Flooded Ships in Sevastopol, Sevastopol
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Commemorating 50 years from the First Defense of Sevastopol, rises 16.7 m (54.7 ft) out of the sea. As a part of the memorial complex that was created in 1905, this large Corinthian column with an eagle on the top reminds visitors of the sacrifice made in a battle against the Allied navy. Aware that the enemy had a much stronger army, the Russian military council created a barrier using all its ships, and the entire defense force united at land. This prevented the powerful enemy from approaching. If you swim to the landmark, you'll also see a plaque on its granite base, featuring a map of the sites where the ships sank. Plan to see Monument to the Flooded Ships in Sevastopol and other attractions that appeal to you using our Sevastopol itinerary builder.
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  • Strolling through the city center were the "Monument to the scuttled ships". Interesting history of flooding of the ships to defend Sevastopol from enemies. Thankfully the city immortalized by the memory of this deed. Very interesting story of our motherland in the first defense of Sevastopol. Sevastopol-a truly city-hero!
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  • The symbol of this great city! A symbol of Russian Valor and sacrifice. The symbol of the whole Russia! Sevastopol! I love you!
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  • This monument in Sevastopol are asked to call correctly-scuttled ships. This definition of a lot of sense. Maybe then, during the first defense, the city became a city of Russian sailors-?! But the fact that the image of the monument discussed as much as possible, no doubt.
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  • Beautiful monument located by the coast of Ukrainian city Sevastopol
  • Very beautiful monument to look at while enjoying the wonderful views of the surrounding bay.
  • Памятник русской доблести!
  • Символ Севастополя как никак
  • Историческое место...