Sightseeing in Simferopol - what to see. Complete travel guide

1. You can get to the city center from the airport by trolley bus route 9 or any of the numerous taxis. The city has excellent public transport system; buses and trolleybuses can literally get to any area of interest.
2. Day trips to nearby cities and resort areas are very popular among tourists; neighborhoods can be reached by train. A trip to Sevastopol and Yevpatoria will take more than two hours and a journey to Bakhchisarai would take little more than half an hour.
3. In addition to public transport, taxi service is available for travelers at any time. The car can be called by phone or found on special parking spaces on the street; latest are usually close to major attractions and entertainment venues. Be sure to bargain with a taxi driver and negotiate the price before getting into the car.
4. In the city you can find a huge number of attractive restaurants, the prices in which will satisfy even the thriftiest travelers. Local shops also feature attractive prices for goods.
5. The high tourist season is from May to September, this time is the best for sightseeing and excursion trips. In summer it’s better to book a hotel in advance, otherwise all affordable rooms can be occupied. Copyright
6. It is essential for holiday-makers to observe basic safety cautions. Don’t use services of private individuals, as it is likely to become a victim of fraud. In no case your belongings should be left unattended; going for a walk, it’s better to take just a small amount of cash.
7. You can safely walk along the central area of ​​the city even late at night, as it is always very busy and noisy. The historic district of Simferopol isn’t a best place to take stroll in the night; it would be better to explore it during the day accompanied by a tour group.
Simferopol is one of the largest cities in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea in Ukraine. The city is located between the Inner and Outer chains of the Crimean Mountains in the valley Salgir … Open
8. Those who like quiet and secluded places are recommended to plan a trip in late autumn or spring, when there aren’t so many tourists in the city. In winter there is a very favorable weather, and many of the local hotels provide attractive discounts for their customers.
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What to visit being in Simferopol - unique sights

Cave City Mangup Kale

From the series “ Survived Artifacts of Early Christian Civilization”
Tourists visit this place for the sole purpose - to admire the ruins of majestic palaces and ancient Christian churches, and stroll through the narrow survived streets of the city. Not long ago, Crimean monks took the initiative to restore the ancient Christian monastery and the monastery church at Mangup Kale plateau. A few years later, the ambitious project was put into action. Today there is a functioning monastery of the Annunciation, where only one person, the abbot Iakinth, resides. … Read further

Inkerman Cave Monastery of St. Clement

From the series “ Survived Artifacts of Early Christian Civilization”
In the 17th-18th centuries, the cave monastery began to attract the attention of royal personages. It was visited by Catherine II, Princess Maria Alexandrovna and Tsar Alexander III, as well as other members of the royal family. Today, the cave monastery is a tourist attraction of national significance. After renovation, it looks incredibly impressive. For decades, archaeologists continue to work close to the monastery. Tourists will be able to see other early Christian artifacts in this wonderful historic district. As scientists believe, more than 1 500 years ago, one of the world's largest Christian communities could be situated there. … Read further

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