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Among numerous monuments of architecture of Bakhchisarai, the mausoleums and the mosques, the most significant is the former palace of Crimean khans – Khan’s Palace (17th-18th centuries).
Near Bakhchisarai there is Uspensky cave monastery - one of the Christians relics of the Crimea.
Chufut-Kale cave city is located on a mountain plateau and connected with Bakhchisarai by a picturesque shady road (1,5 km).
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 The cave city at Chufut-Kaleh, Crimea
The limestone escarpments around Bakhchisarai are riddled with caves, which served as home to neolithic inhabitants long before the first recorded settlements.
The remains of Chufut-Kaleh (`Jewish fortress') lie at the head of a steep-sided valley on the outskirts of Bakhchisarai, about a mile's walk from the Khan's Palace.
In 1299 it was besieged and captured by the Tatars, who lived there until the 16th century, when they moved down the valley to Bakhchisarai.
www.blacksea-crimea.com /Places/chufutKaleh1.html   (301 words)

 Information about Bakhchisaray (Bakhchisarai), Crimea, Ukraine
Bakhchisaray (Bakhchisarai) means the "palace of gardens" (tatar).
Now, Bakhchisaray is popular city of more than 30,000, and is centered in the large agricultural region of the Crimea.
This old part of the Bakhchisaray has retained a medieval atmosphere with it's narrow and curved streets, as well as many other medieval attributes, including Khan's Palace.
www.ukrtravel.com /bakhchisaray/main.htm   (114 words)

 Been There | Tips | Bakhchisarai Palace
Pleasant gardens surround the buildings and today it seems an incredibly tranquil place – as long as you visit outside of peak tourist times.
he interiors of the living quarters are beautiful and one fountain in a small courtyard hides a sad story which so moved the Russian writer Pushkin when he visited here that he wrote a whole poem to it – The Fountain of Bakhchisarai.
This was my first encounter with an Islamic domain and I have to say that I found it a very beguiling one.
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 Brudirect.com  - Local News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Before His Majesty left the government rest house where His Majesty resided during the visit, the doa selamat was read by the State Mufti, Pehin Dato Ustaz Haji Awang Abdul Aziz.
On the way to the airport, His Majesty visited the historic Bakhchisarai Khan Palace.
On arrival at the palace, His Majesty was greeted by Ukraine's parliament members, Mustafa Djemilev and Refat Chubarov, the Acting Mayor of Bakhchisarai, Svitlana Belikoa and several senior officials of the Republic of Crimea.
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Dinner at the hotel restaurant offering a wide choice of dishes made of sturgeon.
After breakfast departure for Yalta (373 km) via Simferopol and Bakhchisaray.
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 Khan's Palace, Bakhchisarai, Crimea, Ukraine - Stock photography, fine art photography, stock photos, and pictures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Description: Minaret at the Khan's Palace in Bakhchisarai, Crimea, Ukraine.
From the fifteenth through eighteenth centuries, the Crimean khans ruled much of what is now southern Ukraine as vassals of the Ottoman Empire.
Keywords: minaret mosque khan's palace Bakhchisarai Crimea Ukraine eastern Europe Krim Ukrayina Crimean khanate Crimean Tatars picture stock photo stock photography fine art photography.
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 Rock climbing in Crimea (Ukraine). Bakhchisarai
One can try in Bakhchisarai some of about 100 bolted rock climbing routes from 5A up to 7C in 5 different sectors (up to 20 routes in each sector in 15-25 minutes walking distance between them).
Lime rocks here are quite young, often overhanging, resemble indoor climbing walls.
Bakhchisarai as a town is well known for its sightseeing: Khans' Palace, Cave monastery and Cave town.
www.mt.crimea.com /climb/bakhchisarai.htm   (245 words)

 Bakhchisarai   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Tatar Khan chose Bakhchisarai as the site for his grandest palace, which also became the administrative center of his Khanate, the last Tatar khanate to be conquered by Russia.
It is located in the Crimea next to the river Chufuk-Su and the mountain Chufut-Kale, not too far from present-day Simferopol, in a scenic valley.
Next to it today stands a bust of Pushkin and usually on the fountain itself devotees place fresh flowers.
www.macalester.edu /~hammarberg/russ263/bakh/bakh1.html   (177 words)

 The Fountain of Bakhchisarai by Alexander Pushkin
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 Dance Books Ltd: Stars of the Russian Ballet: Swan Lake, The Fountain of Bakhchisarai, The Flames of Paris. Galina ...
Dance Books Ltd: Stars of the Russian Ballet: Swan Lake, The Fountain of Bakhchisarai, The Flames of Paris.
Stars of the Russian Ballet: Swan Lake, The Fountain of Bakhchisarai, The Flames of Paris.
A 1953 Russian colour film showing great dancers in excerpts from three major ballets: Galina Ulanova, Natalia Dudinskaya, and Konstantin Sergeyev in Swan Lake; Galina Ulanova, Maya Plisetskaya, and Pyotr Gusev in The Fountain of Bakhchisarai; and Vakhtang Chabukiani in The Flames of Paris; with the corps de ballet of the Bolshoi and Kirov Ballets.
www.dancebooks.co.uk /titles/3902.asp   (114 words)

 Tim Cope Journeys: Arrival in Bakhchisarai
Tim and Tigon take time out in Bakhchisarai
Back in the saddle in Vinnitskaya Province (23/4/07) more
Home Page / Journeys / Photo Gallery / On The Trail of Ghengis Khan / Bakhchisarai and the Khan's Palace to North Crimea (Summer 2006) / Arrival in Bakhchisarai
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