The State Museum-Preserve Tauric Chersonese, Sevastopol

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History Museum Museum
A fine example of a Greek colony in the Black Sea region, The State Museum-Preserve Tauric Chersonese 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 The State Museum-Preserve Tauric Chersonese and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We spent a few hours walking around the site. It was fascinating to learn about all the different ruins and the changes over time. You can see the remains of an ancient city and the change in societal...  more »
  • Beautifully located on bay overseeing black see. Both rebuild cathedral and the remaining ruins are worth a view to appreciate the history of Sevastopol.  more »
  • This site is well worth a visit the old ruins are interesting to see but be careful as the walkways are uneven. there is a little theatre on one side on the site which does have a performance every so...  more »