Interesting places in the city of Yalta
Spring is around the corner and you need to think in advance about your summer vacation and buy a ticket to warm countries, for example, in Crimea, or rather in Yalta. I would like to share with you in this article the most beautiful and interesting places of Yalta, perhaps after reading the article you decide to go there or even Buy an apartment in Yalta. Who knows.
1. Yalta Crocodilearium is the absolutely newest attraction of the resort city of Yalta. The Yalta Crocodilearium is a large exhibition of the most ancient inhabitants of the planet Earth, which have not changed their appearance for many years, centuries, including epochs. The idea of reproducing this most ancient corner of the Earth in the area of Yalta originated at the Directorate of the Alushta Aquarium after the birth of 77 Nile crocodiles in December 2010. By this time, a large collection of other types of crocodiles and turtles had already been selected at the base of the Alushta aquarium. In conjunction with this, it was decided to form a new home for this group by the pet of the Aquarium, in which they would be able to comfortably exist and be fruitful. Yes, actually, to be fruitful in this way (as well as increasing the number of reptiles is the main goal of the Yalta Crocodilarium.
2. The Armenian Church in Yalta can rightfully be described as one of the best building masterpieces in the city. Created according to the plan of the architect Gabriel Ter-Mikelyan for the finances of the large oil magnate Polos Ter-Gukasyan, this cathedral has been towering for more than 100 years in the steep slope of the Darsan hill, as well as the constant memory of the daughter of magnate Hripsime, who died prematurely and buried nearby in the home burial. The Armenian church in Yalta looks a bit like an ancient Hripsime Cathedral (VII-XII centuries) in Echmiadzin. The building, built in 1909–1014 by architect G. Ter-Mikelov according to the sketches of the famous painter Vardges Surenyants, stands in the steep slope of the mountain. The solution of the device of a solemn approach to the church is witty. In the southern facade there is an abundantly embellished wrong entrance in the form of an extensive arched niche. An excellent staircase surrounded by cypresses leads to the site in front of the “entrance” from the cathedral gate.
3. The house-museum of A.P. Chekhov is located in Yalta, where Anton Pavlovich spent the death-years of existence. Having moved from the Capital for health reasons, at the end of 1898, the prose writer purchased a plot of land in Yalta. A park was laid out on the site and a house was built according to the project of architect L. N. Shapovalov. Construction lasted only 10 months. On September 9, 1899, Chekhov arrived in Yalta together with his sister Maria Pavlovna and mother Evgenia Yakovlevna. Actually there were composed such famous creations, like the story “The Lady with the Dog”, the plays “Three Sisters” and “The Cherry Orchard”.
Interesting places in the city of Yalta (13 photos)
4. The palace of the emir of Bukhara in Yalta was erected for 4 years (1907-1911), having become the residence of the emir of Bukhara Noble in the southern coast of Crimea. The construction was built according to the plan of the municipal architect N.G. Tarasova is also a two-floor building, in which rectangular, faceted and semi-circular dimensions, porticoes and loggias, terraces and belvederas are organically combined. Expand the Moorish image of the castle of the Emir and the filigree carving of columns with luxurious capitals, balustrades, as well as the framing of horseshoe-shaped windows and a notched parapet above the cornice.
5. The Lutheran Church of St. Mary is the active temple of Yalta, the only one of several functioning churches of this denomination in the Crimea. Erected in 1885 to the resources of the parishioners of the Lutheran religion, as well as donations from the German and Russian emperors. The temple lined up about 10 years. Her name in honor of “St. Mary” was also dedicated to the daughter of the architect, who donated his own little plot for construction.
6. The landscape park is located in a rural town of Parkovoye, close to the old Sevastopol highway. The landscape park is a sculptural and picturesque monument of the Russian landscape gardening art of the beginning of the 20th. Matveyev, who in the years 1905-1912. adorned the park with active statues of young men, boys, young bathers.
7. Eagle fly – a mountain located a few kilometers. from the village Falcon. Rocks heave at the edge of the Ai-Petrinskaya Yayla, and the outspread wings of a huge bird look like contours. Close to Orlin Zalet is Mount Syuriu-Kaya – a calcareous massif, fenced off from the main ridge and slid into the Kokkoz plain. Syuriu-Kaya reminds of a rising eagle.
8. A monument to the writer Yulian Semenov was erected on the embankment of Yalta near the Oreanda Hotel in September 2012.