Kerch is one of the oldest cities in the world and a valuable archaeological reserve, where the memory of 26 centuries of rich life is kept! You will learn about the ancient peoples who inhabited these lands, get acquainted with the history of ancient and medieval monuments, Byzantine churches and mysterious fortresses, as well as discover beautiful views of the Crimean bridge and the surrounding area. Individual excursion for 1-6 people Duration 6 hours Children Allowed with children How it goes By car Rating 5 on 7 reviews RUB 9,100 per excursion Price for 1-6 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Along the waves of the Kerch epochs The journey will start on the spot Panticapaeum, in the 7th century BC. which laid the foundation for civilization on the peninsula. In the first city on the Black Sea coast, you will learn about the periods of the Bosporus and Late Scythian kingdoms, the Byzantine and Tmutarakan domination, the Genoese colonies and the Ottoman conquests. Hear the legend about the Roman enemy - King Mithridates, and from the mountain named after him, you will discover a wonderful view of the Kerch Strait and the Crimean Bridge. Near Church of John the Baptist - a monument of Byzantine architecture of the 8-9 centuries. - I will tell the legend about the Apostle Andrew the First-Called. And at the business card of the city, Mithridates stairs, let's talk about its symbolic connection between the ancient Panticapaeum and modern Kerch
Ancient fortresses and tombs Near Turkish citadels of Yeni-Kale you will hear the history of its construction and learn what role the powerful and impressive fortification played in the distant 16th century. You will also visit the most fortified and secret facility in the defense of Crimea, shrouded in an aura of mystery - fortress "Kerch", where we will talk about its most important importance for the Russian Empire. Finally, I will take you to Tsar's mound, where I will tell you about the tomb of one of the Bosporan kings, built in the 4th century BC.
Entrance fees are not included in the price
- Fortress "Kerch" - 300 rubles / adult for 1 hour, 600 rubles. in 2.5 hours
- Tsarsky Kurgan - 120 rubles / adult, children under 16 years old - free
- Museum of the History of Defense of the Adzhimushkai Quarries (optional) - 400 rubles per person
Other details of the excursion
- The tour takes place in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle
- Children under 7 years old are not allowed in the "Kerch" fortress, children under 6 years old are not allowed in the Museum of the History of Defense
The meeting point is by agreement with the guide, you can discuss it when ordering the excursion.