Sail Rock, Praskoveyevka

4.4
#2 of 13 in Parks in Gelendzhiksky District
Must see · Geologic Formation · Nature / Park
Look for Sail Rock by the beach, so slim that it resembles a giant biscuit dipped in the sea. Some 30 m (100 ft) tall and 20 m (65 ft) long, the rock has a width of barely 1 m (3 ft) and stands almost vertical. Research shows that it was once much longer, but has eroded over time. This monument of national importance was once reportedly shot at by battleships; however, they failed to bring it down. Notice the one large hole near its base: the only evidence of these attacks. You can pause for a break at the beach that surrounds it. For Sail Rock and beyond, use our Praskoveyevka trip tool to get the most from your Praskoveyevka vacation.
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  • Wow, I recommend to visit. Beach is very clean, water is clean, just make sure you’ll bring shoes to get in a water because of gravel... when we were their beach was not packed, then a bout came with....  more »
  • Sail rock is a great visit on the Black sea. Don't be scared of the Rock Beach. Easier to walk than it appears. The Rock itself is beautiful and a perfect subject for photos. The 10 meters of rock....  more »
  • I've visited this place several times - each time it's a pleasure to come back: clear, sometimes rough sea, fresh air, not so many people around as in Gelendzhik and inexpressible emotions taking...  more »

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