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Crimean excursions

Yalta Cathedrals

Excursion route:

Simeiz – Alupka – Miskhor – Oreanda - the Archistratigus Michael’s Cathedral of St. Basil – the Alexander Nevsky’s Cathedral in Yalta, the Ioann Zlatoust’s Cathedral, the Armenian Church.

Type of excursion:

urban tour, bus and walking tour – 50 kilometers (31.07 miles) by bus, and 1 kilometer (0.62 mile) of them is on foot.


4-4.5 hours, and two hours of them are to visit cathedrals.


  • apparel to visit cathedrals;
  • observing the rules of behaving in churches;
  • vessels for holy water;
  • taking pictures in cathedrals is forbidden.

Cathedrals always defined and are still defining the culture of people. Yalta cathedrals being built in different centuries reflect different stages of the city and Crimea existence.

During the excursion tour you will visit such cathedrals:

  • The Archistratigus Michael’s Cathedral of St. Basil has been built on the place of the ancient Christian monastery by an architect Bondarenko.
  • The Alexander Nevsky’s Cathedral was being built during 11 years in honor of the Emperor Alexander II after his death. The building has been constructed in the best traditions of architecture of ancient Russian cities, and the interior corresponds completely the exterior.
  • The Ioann Zlatoust’s Cathedral is the first Orthodox Church being built in Yalta after annexing Crimea to Russia. Both citizens of the city and multiple tourists like this place and visit often.

Such an excursion tour is suitable for those people who would like to find out more about Yalta and Crimea from a different standpoint.