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

Mitridates Rock Kerch is one of the most ancient cities of Ukraine, and therefore there are many interesting sites that are worth seeing. The city will be interesting especially for those who are fond of history. Considering how many nations lived on these lands, it is not at all surprising that they left behind a rich heritage. Here are the ruins of the ancient Panticapaeum, whose age is more than 2 thousand years.
Kerch provides its guests with all conditions for an interesting and varied stay. In a warm time, the resort town is visited by a huge number of beach lovers. The most lively and popular … Open
One of the attractions of Kerch - Kerch fortress, formerly known as Totleben. It was built relatively recently, in the second half of the XIX century; this is a real example of military and engineering art of the time. The fortress was built in the very place where the famous Pavlovsk battery was located before, and even before that the fortresses built by the Turks, Genoese and the ancient Greeks rose proudly. A lot of legends are devoted to this place. It is recommended to inspect the fortress only in the company of a guide, because there are rumors that there are still many military traps in the fortress since the very days when it defended the city and had the most important strategic importance.
Quite famous historical facilities are the Kerch quarries where limestone was actively mined in its time. The sizes of the quarries are amazing the total length of the tunnels is about 40 kilometers. The quarries are divided into three levels, which were laid at different times. Copyright
Kerch is considered the most ancient city of Ukraine. It is in the east of the Crimean peninsula, right on the slopes of the ancient Greek Bosporus Cimmeria, which now bears the modern name … Open
The most curious tourists need to visit the Valley of mud volcanoes, which is only 10 kilometers from the city. The valley looks very picturesque and is located almost next to the Sea of Azov and there are really a lot of small volcanoes here, among them are hydrogen sulphide and even methane. The spectacle is exciting, besides, the size of the valley is not small- several square kilometers.
Kerch museums are also quite interesting; their collections include many unique exhibits. Very interesting is the exposition from the Imperal Mound, excavations of the ancient Greet cities of Ilurat, Tiriaka and Nymphaeus, some excavations from Mount Mithridates and the crypt of the goddess Demeter with truly unique frescoes. In the Historical and Archeological Museum, there is a huge amount of cultural values. There is a collection of ceramics, as well as a lot of objects of Scythian culture and marble statues of past centuries.
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