Crimea as a resort began to develop in the second half of the XIX century. Since then, he has gained fame as a resting place of the Russian imperial family, an all-Union health resort in Soviet times and a picturesque place of modern relaxation.
Rest in Crimea is a great alternative to abroad. It has everything: unique nature, favorable mild climate and fresh sea air, a variety of landscapes, mineral water springs and healing mud, stunning architecture … Crimea is not only a great place for active and beach holidays, but also a healing resort, because there is a large number sanatoria and boarding houses. Currently, a tourist destination is actively developing in Crimea. Continue reading
ST. BASIL’S CATHEDRAL
It is a religious building of the XVI century and the most recognizable temple in the whole world. A recognized fact was that Italian architects were invited to Russia to build this cathedral. The craftsmen in the construction used the then-famous jewelry: “kokoshniki”, “arrows”, “beads”, “crosses”, “snakes”, the general combination of which looks harmonious. All the elevations of the temple are completely individual, giant figured bricks made of burnt clay, which is a great delicacy. If you look at the cathedral from above, you can see that the churches located near the central one form an eight-pointed star – a symbol of the Virgin. Continue reading