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Culture of Hurzuf. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

A small picturesque resort is a place of a number of outstanding sights, therefore, holidaymakers have the opportunity to make a worthy excursion program. Since ancient times, Gurzuf has attracted creative personalities. Hundreds of years ago, literary figures and artists came here in search of inspiration. An important historical symbol of the resort is the house Richelieu - a beautiful manor of the early 19th century, which today is the location of the "A.C. Pushkin Museum". It was in this estate that Pushkin lived during his visit to Gurzuf. It is worth noting that to this day the building has remained practically unchanged, it is located on the territory of the beautiful Gurzuf Park. Annually on June 6 - the birthday of A.C. Pushkin - a beautiful literary holiday is held here.
1. Guests of Gurzuf have an excellent opportunity to visit Simferopol, with which the resort is connected by regular trolleybus service. The nearest resort villages can easily be reached by … Open
House-Museum of A.P. Chekhov also deserves the attention of travelers interested in history and Russian literature. The place of its location was a small white cottage, which the locals call "Belaya Dacha". Chekhov was sent to Gurzuf in 1898 on the advice of doctors. The writer spent the last years of his life here. The museum was converted into a historical building in 1921. Thanks to the efforts of locals during the war, it was possible to preserve the priceless collection, so contemporaries have a unique opportunity to see Chekhov's personal belongings and manuscripts.
Fans of painting will be more interested in "K.A. Korovin's dacha", a famous artist of the early 20th century. His dacha, built in 1910, the artist called "Salammbo", and this name it still wears even now. During the Soviet era, the dacha was converted into a recreation center, and right after the war, in 1947, an art center was opened here. At present, "Salammbo" is a permanent venue for interesting art exhibitions. Copyright
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There are outstanding architectural monuments in the resort, the history of which is also very interesting. Among them is the beautiful "Suuk-Su palace", the construction of which took place in the early 20th century on the initiative and under the leadership of the famous engineer V.I. Berezina. The beautiful palace was originally built as an apartment house. It was planned to found a hotel, as well as the first casino in the village here. The construction of the resort was finally completed by 1913; he won many honorable awards and was a favorite resting place for many outstanding personalities. In 1936 the beautiful palace was transferred to the children's complex "Artek".
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Public palaces near Hurzuf
♥   Palace 'Massandra Palace' , 7.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Massandra' , 8.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Livadia Palace' , 13.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Livadia Palace' , 14.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Yusupov Palace' , 20.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Alupka Palace' , 23.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Bakhchisaray Palace' , 38.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Hurzuf and near

The Temple Of Donators

From the series “The Most Remote Monasteries and Temples in the World”
According to one version, the temple was founded by a wealthy ducal family, whose name remains unknown. Currently, there is the only pathway that originates in the valley and gradually rises to the entrance of the temple. Despite the fact that the shrine can be seen from afar, it’s not easy to find the path leading to it among the dense thickets of trees and a huge number of scarps. Beautiful frescoes and inaccessibility are not the only distinguishing features of the Temple of Donators. Since ancient times, locals believed in miraculous power of these places, which was confirmed by amazing stories of people who have visited the shrine. … Read further

Gorge Maryam-Dere

From the series “ Survived Artifacts of Early Christian Civilization”
In the immediate vicinity of the Crimean city of Bakhchisaray there is the valley is named after Mother Mary - Maryam-Dere. Adherents of the Christian religion know the gorge because of the old Assumption Monastery that was founded in the 8th century. According to legend, it has been built by monks, who fled from Byzantium. The picturesque gorge reminded them of the home country, so they decided to start their abode there. According to another version, the monastery was built on the spot where shepherds have found the icon of Holy Mother. The latter is widely known as the Bakhchysarai icon. … Read further

Balaclava Naval Base

From the series “Famous Abandoned Military Bases and Forts”
In Crimea, fans of unusual excursions will have an opportunity to visit the once secret submarine base, which is located in Balaklava. In the days of the USSR, this base was one of the largest military facilities of the state. Its scale is so large that 14 submarines could lurk in the docks at once. The construction of the base began in 1954 and lasted 9 years, it was completely finished in 1963. The complex was highly safe, it was capable of withstanding a nuclear explosion with a capacity of 100 kT. … Read further
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