Sighting. Crimea in pictures

The Swallow's Nest decorative castle in southern Crimea.

The Swallow’s Nest decorative castle in southern Crimea | © RIA Novosti. Alexander Vilf

The Nikitsky Botanical Garden in Yalta, southern Crimea.

The Nikitsky Botanical Garden in Yalta, southern Crimea | © RIA Novosti. Sergey Subbotin

Livadia Palace, a summer retreat of the last Russian Emperor Nicholas II, hosted the 1945 Yalta Conference of the Soviet, US and British leaders was held there in 1945.

Livadia Palace, a summer retreat of the last Russian Emperor Nicholas II, hosted the 1945 Yalta Conference of the Soviet, US and British leaders | © RIA Novosti. Sergey Subbotin

A 19th-century fountain in Gurzuf.

A 19th-century fountain in Gurzuf | © RIA Novosti. V. Kalinichev

Assumption cave monastery in Bakhchisarai.

Assumption cave monastery in Bakhchisarai | © RIA Novosti. Dmitry Korobeinikov

Apricot trees in blossom.

Apricot trees in blossom | © RIA Novosti. Dmitry Korobeinikov

Tulip field in Crimea.

Tulip field in Crimea | © RIA Novosti. Server Amzaev

Catherine’s Head rock on the southern slope of Mount Demerdzhi in Crimea.

Catherine’s Head rock on the southern slope of Mount Demerdzhi in Crimea | © RIA Novosti. Sergey Anashkevich

Mountain lake in Crimea.

Mountain lake in Crimea | © RIA Novosti. Sergey Anashkevich

The Genoese fortress in Sudak built in 1371-1469.

The Genoese fortress in Sudak built in 1371-1469 | © RIA Novosti. Vladimir Mikhailov

Juma Jami Mosque built in 1552 in Yevpatoria, western Crimea.

Juma Jami Mosque built in 1552 in Yevpatoria, western Crimea | © RIA Novosti. V. Kalinichev

Ruins of the Greek city of Chersonesos Taurica founded in Crimea by Greek colonists more than 2,500 years ago.

Ruins of the Greek city of Chersonesos Taurica founded in Crimea by Greek colonists more than 2,500 years ago | © RIA Novosti. Ekaterina Chesnokova

Sunrise on South Mountain Demerdzhi in Crimea.

Sunrise on South Mountain Demerdzhi in Crimea | © RIA Novosti. Sergey Anashkevich

Horse riders  in Ai-Petri mountains in Crimea.

Horse riders in Ai-Petri mountains in Crimea | © RIA Novosti. Dmitry Korobeinikov

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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