Health and Beauty Tourism
As mentioned earlier, at the time of Yalta was a leisure center of the royal family and numerous courtiers.In this regard, there were built many palaces, mansions and other majestic buildings, some of which still stands intact and is today as the historical and architectural monuments.
The most popular ones include Livadia Palace, the summer residence of Nicholas II - the last emperor of Russia;Massandra Palace, a building built in the style of the time of Louis XIII for Tsar Alexander III, who did not attend was given to him;Vorontsov Palace, designed by English architect - author projects Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace.
sight of Yalta "Swallow's Nest»
special place among all the architectural structures of the Big Yalta takes "Swallow's Nest" - a house built on a steep 40-meter cliff of Cape Ai-Todor.This structure is reminiscent of its kind medieval knight's castle, is considered to be a kind of symbol, and the hallmark of the entire Southern coast of Cri
Yalta mountain and the mountain cat, the mountain of St. Peter's (Ai-Petri),
Bear Mountain (Au-Dag)
Natural Beauty of Yalta and its environs as well, of course, are its attractions.Mountains and cliffs (rock Iphigenia, the Twin Rocks), surrounding the city have their own rich history, which includes a variety of secrets and legends.Among them stands out the mountain cat, the slopes of which is a museum of relief forms.It replaced the chaos of boulders peaks, towers, and is complemented by numerous karst depressions.Mountain Cat is both a monument of nature and history.She had traces of two settlements dating from the Bronze Age more.
Mount St. Peter's (Ai-Petri), despite the fact that no different giant size, along with the "Swallow's Nest" is generally accepted symbol of Crimea.Her relief in the form of several teeth, completes the line amphitheater formed by the mountains, and especially popular with tourists.
next mountain, which is recommended to visit - it's Bear Mountain (Au-Dag), it is quite small, about 600 meters, but it has an impressive area of 5 square meters.km and its shape resembles a bear.Ayu-Dag is a state nature reserve and a natural mineralogical museum.Like the mountain cat, it was inhabited by people back in the IV century BC.
For convenience, admiring the natural beauty of these mountains was built cableway "Miskhor-Ai-Petri."The travel time by cable car in 20 minutes, and with its top station with a spectacular view of the mountains Cats and Ayu-Dag.
Upon arrival in Yalta, everyone will find something for the taste and purse of, from extreme mountain hikes and ending with a romantic stroll along the seafront promenade.Particularly interesting here during the warm season, when the city a few months transformed into a cultural center of Ukraine.It hosts a variety of artistic and musical festivals, including the original festival bartenders and fireworks festival.