“SEVASTOPOL IS A CITY OF RUSSIAN SEAFARERS” KNOWS THE MAJORITY OF TOURISTS WHO COME THERE ON ROUTES OF MILITARY GLORY. HOWEVER, SEVASTOPOL SEEMS TO SUPPLEMENT ITS MILITARY HISTORICAL IMAGE. EVERYTHING IS GOOD HERE WITH ACTIVE AND EXTREME TOURISM. FAMILY AND CHILDREN ENJOY INTERESTING EVENTS AND FESTIVALS DURING THE WHOLE YEAR. AND THEY MAKE AMAZING WINE HERE, WHICH THEY SERVE WITH LOCAL OYSTERS.
Top 5 Reasons To Visit Sevastopol
1. CITY OF RECOGNITIVE TOURISM
Sevastopol is traditionally associated with military. First of all, two heroic defenses of the city – in the time of the Crimean and Great Patriotic Wars. Tourists usually love viewing the panorama “Defense of Sevastopol 1854-1855”, museum and memorial complex “35th Coastal Battery” and the Tavrichesky Chersonese National Reserve. Panorama “Defense of Sevastopol 1854-1855” – one of the most visited museums in Crimea.
The exposure creates part of the history of the famous 349-day defense of Sevastopol during the Crimean War – an attack on the Malakhov Kurgan. In World War II, Sevastopol was one of the points where the the fate of the entire confrontation held. The history of the panorama is unique. A talented battle artist, one of the founders worked on the project panoramic school, professor from St. Petersburg Franz Roubaud. He strove to recreate the battle for Malakhov Kurgan as much as possible, so that even after a hundred years, visitors can admire the man as the defenders of Sevastopol.
With the task of creating an emotional battle scene on a huge canvas with a high historical significance Roubaud brilliantly coped with reliability. The work of the academicians of painting Vasily was no less painstaking. Yakovlev and Pavel Sokolov, who recreated the scene after the Second World War. During the attack on Sevastopol, panorama was taken out of the city, after cutting it into parts – a third was lost. Later, a special restoration commission decided to use the remaining canvases as a visual basis for the new panorama. It now exhibits in the museum.
2. MY FISH
After an active walk through museums and it is worth trying places like new kitchen. Cozy coffee shops and aromatic pastry shops, noisy pizzerias and quiet romantic restaurants, catering establishments, dietary Crimean Tatar cuisine and exotic Asian cafes. Sevastopol will surprise and feed you the most tasty gourmets. What to try – definitely fish from the local catch. Not frozen or chilled, but standing fish of the first freshness, caught only in the morning. In Sevastopol, they catch everything – from small red mullet and gobies to delicious flounder.
And also sterlet, herring, horse mackerel, mullet and other types of fish. Well and you can take a salted or dried fish with you from vacation. The city has plans to develop its own natural fish festival brands. For example, not only in Sevastopol, but also in other cities of Crimea, there is a festival “Red mullet”. In Sevastopol they want do something higher and aim at the oyster festival, because wine and oysters are a great combination, especially benno with sparkling wines.
3. BEAUJOLAIS NOUVEAU
The legendary Sevastopol is famous not only for its history, but and fine wine. There are many small wineries in the region, and each of them is wonderful in its own way. For example, you can go to taste the wine of the village of Rodnoe, where the Uppa Winery winemaker is located . Sign up here for a few weeks.
If a you see slopes with Russian vineyards on Instagram, then there is a high probability that they were taken on Uppa Winery. During the tour, guests can see the latest equipment and taste wine in the basement. If you wish, you can go and harvesting, because this is the best way to get the maximum knowledge not only about wine making, but also about viticulture, which helps to understand wine better. Older people will also remember a big one by Soviet standards.
Today this brand is also popular: for several years, “Zolotaya Balka” has been holding thematic festivalsi, where wine and music show combine. This year the festival “Zolotaya Balka” brought together almost 30 thousand person. In Sevastopol, they are ready to make a concurrencies and the French.
If they have a Beaujolais Nouveau holiday, then Autumn Wine Fest is being organized in Sevastopol. This festival will be held this year from 6 to 9 October. I thought just how a celebration of young wine and, as another local brand, wine and event tourism.
4. IT WILL BE EASIER TO GET
A lot has done in Sevastopol for development tourist and transport infrastructure tours. Along with this, successfully the federal highway project has also implemented “Tavrida”.
So tourists there will have a choice of how to go to Sevastopol – by private car, train or by plane. In Sevastopol, they are ready to meet Christ all year round. According to the strategy development of tourism in the city, an increase in tourist flow should be due to expansion season and attracting guests to tour during working day.
“We strive to build tourist flows so that tourists come and did not feel comfortable here only in summer, but also in winter, spring and late in the fall. For this, we invest resources in every events, we do a number of major events, festivals ranging from theatrical marathons, ending with a style of extreme tourism. There are many thematic festivals related to education for children, hiking festival, hiking, ecological tourism, water sports festival. Practically every month we have 2-3 major events. We devote a lot attention to gastronomic tourism and wine making, ”says Ivan Kusov vice-governor of the city.
5. HOW TO BOOK A TRIP TO SEVASTOPOL
Tourism experts advise those looking to book a hotel or an apartment in Sevastopol, but is facing a “ban” in your options on popular online booking services. Often, many search services give Crimean hotels, but are not allowed to book for tourism purposes. So that’s it. You just need mark it as a business trip, and then booking will pass. If you do not use “bookings”, then there are other ways book a trip to Sevastopol.
First, booking offered by tour operators. Secondly, almost all large hotels have their own websites where you can book a room directly via the Internet or call the sales department. The Sevastopol authorities are also solving this problem. In the project’s boundaries “Smart city” in the city is opening a separate portal for booking not only hotels, but also tickets for various events. A complete tourist information portal is under progress. It already is, but is now available on the city government website. So there are no problems with organizing a trip to Sevastopol. You just have to pack up and come. And the reason for the trip to Sevastopol can be found at any time of the year.
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