The State Museum-Preserve Tauric Chersonese, Sevastopol

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A fine example of a Greek colony in the Black Sea region, The State Museum-Preserve Tauric Chersonese occupies a place on the World Heritage List. Explore this ancient site, founded 2,500 years ago, and its wealth of ruins and excavated buildings that include an amphitheater, fortified walls, and residential homes. Visit the on-site museum to see examples of household items and other artifacts on display, which help to document the social, economic, and political history of the Greek colony. Join a guided tour, offered in several iterations with different themes, to learn a bit more about a specific topic related to the site including art, the excavation process, or the medieval churches that were later built around the area. Work out when and for how long to visit The State Museum-Preserve Tauric Chersonese and other Sevastopol attractions using our handy Sevastopol online journey planner.
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  • Very old and historical place survived many wars and other disasters. Must visit and learn where Christianity started for Russia, enjoy archeological research and findings and learn about plans to...  more »
  • Is a magic place, in a wonderful position, with Vladimir's Cathedral up on the hill, that takes the visitor in ancient times.  more »
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  • One of landmarks in Crimea. Memories of the great civilization. Though, it should be preserved for the future. The bell of Chersonesos overlooking the Black Sea, is seen far-off. Red poppy fields provide with a colorful picture.
  • This place was amazing and a little known fact is this is the first place on Earth that Catholics crossed themselves

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