Sewastopol is a big tourist center. It means it is impossible to go over, to estimate and to understand during one tour. Sewastopol is an excellent resort having an unsurprassed combination of climatic factors, the city of monuments and exotic verdure as well.
The most famous is Primorski Bulvard with its monument to Scuttled Vessels and Grafskaya Pier.
Ancient Greeks founded a city of Chersonesus, which existed until the 14th century. The creation of Sewastopol (the city of Glory) was begun in 1783.
After the Crimean War Sewastopol lay in ruins for a long time and began to grow in the late 19th century. During the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 it was also severely ruined. The heroic city was reconstructed according to the master plan of 1949 during classical architectural forms.
To the east from Southern Bay is Malakhov Mount, which became a sacred place and a center of numerous memorials. Another legendary place of battles in Sewastopol is Sapun Hill "The Assault of Sapun Hill on May 7, 1944" makes the center of the memorial.
In ancient town Balaklava the remainders of Genoese Fortress Chembalo have been preserved. Ancient Chersonesus was a cradle of Russian Orthodox. The well known Kirill and Mefodi visited it many times.
The out famous people of Sewastopol are the heroes of Russian Fleet - admirals M.Lasarev, V.Korniliv, P.Nakhimov, V.Istomin, the surgeon P.Pirigov, L.Tolstoi.
The lieutenant P.Shmidt was buried with other participants of revolt on the cruiser Otchakov here.