Theodosia is ancient and beautiful, it is a city of military glory and a friendly resort, the birthplace of the great artist Ivan Aivazovsky and home for famous writer Alexander Grin... Once upon a time Greek colonists lived on this land, and today tourists love to recreate here, in the seaside leisure enveloped in a history of 25 centuries.
Wide sandy beaches and shallow seabed, smoothly stretching into the sea, are among the main values of Saki in high season. Of course, this oldest resort in our country gained its popularity thanks to its healing mud, but summer attracts tourists with its beaches.
We continue to acquaint you with our unique Crimea, showing its beauty on vivid videos. And today we propose to "fly" over the picturesque part of its eastern coast. So, we present: the ancient town of Sudak and the small town of Noviy Svet.
The unique Cape Tarkhankut attracts, first of all, with its pristine nature, majestic rocks, endless steppe and bays with crystal clear sea water. There is no noise, usual for many resorts, but there is silence and an opportunity to seclude oneself. Thanks to this, Tarkhankut has long been famous as the center of the Crimean "wild life".
Since the beginning of the traffic over the automobile side of the Crimean Bridge, 7.6 million vehicles, buses and motorcycles have crossed it. Work on the construction of the transport crossing that connected two Russian shores continues.
Dance, music, gastronomy, sports, children, theater... Crimea gathered on its territory a lot of different festivals. Each of them is amazing in its own way. Each attracts thousands of tourists to the Peninsula annually. Everyone is always ready to please and surprise their guests.
RT correspondent Roman Kosarev visited a Crimean oyster farm, and took part in oyster tasting in Simferopol. Since the introduction of an embargo on European seafood, the Crimean Peninsula has become the main supplier of oysters and mussels in Russia.
In the five years since the Crimean Spring, significant changes have taken place on the peninsula. Thanks to multi-billion investments in the Crimean economy, its industrial production has doubled. In 2018, 6.8 million tourists visited Crimea. But most importantly, the Crimeans have a feeling of security and confidence in the future.
Simferopol Airport celebrates its birthday on 21 January. The decision on its construction was made in 1936. The new terminal, which opened in 2018, is considered one of the most beautiful buildings in Crimea, with more than 2,000 employees working there every day. Even today, the airport hosts flights to and from 60 destinations.
The unique nature, history and culture of the Crimean Peninsula make it a unique tourist destination, not only in summer, but all year round. There are over 11,500 historical, cultural and architectural sights in Crimea. It is the venue for more than 100 diverse festivals, and medical and health tourism is developing on the peninsula.