Balaklava Bay, Balaklava

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Surrounded by rocky hills and a small town, Balaklava Bay hosts several historical fortifications and one of the former Soviet Union's best-kept secrets. Explore the area around the sea by strolling through the quiet streets of the bay's namesake town, once the site of one of the Crimean War's most famous battles in 1854. Alternatively, visit the naval museum by the bay, housed in a formerly secret underground Soviet submarine base, to learn the inner workings of the USSR's Black Sea submarine fleet. For Balaklava Bay and beyond, use our Balaklava driving holiday planner to get the most from your Balaklava vacation.
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  • The balaclava is very good. Especially at this time of year. I recommend to go on a sea fishing on the yacht Andrei the First-Called.
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  • A wonderful, picturesque place, were in the past 2018, in the Balaklava Underwater Museum Complex, a truly sample of scientific and engineering and technical creativity! And this year, decided to visit again in this stunning bay ! walked along the embankment, climbed to the walls of the fortress, tried the excellent Balaklava Cheburek, and with apple and cinnamon, generally yummy! I recommend to everyone, a very picturesque, beautiful place!
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