Ancient Stone Steps to the Upper Castle

Ancient Stone Steps to the Upper Castle

Ancient stone steps to the upper level of the Genoese fortress of Sudak consisting of Consular castle and four neighboring towers connected by walls. The fortress situated on an ancient coral reef – a conical mountain called Kyz-Kulle-Burun was built between 1371 and 1469 by Genoeses as a stronghold of Soldayya (Sudak) colony, about 55 km from ancient Caffa(Feodosiya).

Photo #255 taken on April 30, 2017

Album: Genoese Fortress in Sudak

Categories: Architectural

Tags: #fortrees #Sudak #Crimea #Russia #Ancient #architecture #stones #Steps #Genoese Fortress #Sudak Fortrees

Golitsyn Trail and Rocky Beach at the Cape Kapchik

Golitsyn Trail and Rocky Beach at the Cape Kapchik

View on the famous Golitsyn trail and rocky beach with small cave near settlement Novy Svet (New World) near the cape Kapchik.

Novy Svet (New World) settlement is the well-known resort in Sudak district, the South-eastern part of the Crimean Peninsula, Black Sea, Russian Federation, that boasts its beautiful landscapes, mountains, beaches and factory of sparkling vines established by Prince Lev Golitsyn in 1878.

Photo #150 taken on May 01, 2017

Album: Golitsyn Trail in Novy Svet

Categories: Landscapes

Tags: #Black Sea #Cape Kapchik #Crimea #Crimean #Golitsyn Trail #New World #Novy Svet #rocks #Rocky Beach #Russia #landscape #resort #sea #seashore #stones

A Head of Dinosaur – Cape Kapchik From Rocky Seashore

A Head of Dinosaur - Cape Kapchik From Rocky Seashore

View from Golitsyn trail at the rocky seashore near Novy Svet (New World) settlement on the Cape Kapchik that resembles a head with long neck of a huge dinosaur drinking water from the Black Sea, in the old times, called the Russian Sea.

Photo #162 taken on May 01, 2017

Album: Golitsyn Trail in Novy Svet

Categories: Landscapes

Tags: #Black Sea #Cape Kapchik #Crimea #landscapes #seascapes #Dinosaur #Golitsyn Trail #Novy Svet #rocks #Russia #seashore #stones