8 Sights in Simferopol, Ukraine (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Simferopol, Ukraine. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Simferopol, Ukraine.

List of cities in Ukraine Sightseeing Tours in Simferopol

1. Екатерине II

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Catherine II, most commonly known as Catherine the Great, was the last Empress of Russia and the longest-ruling. She came to power following the overthrow of her husband and second cousin, Peter III. Under her long reign, inspired by the ideas of the Enlightenment, Russia experienced a renaissance of culture and sciences, which led to many new cities, universities, and theaters being founded; along with large-scale immigration from the rest of Europe, and the recognition of Russia as one of the great powers of Europe.

Wikipedia: Catherine the Great (EN)

2. Героям социалистического труда

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The Hero of Socialist Labour was an honorific title in the Soviet Union and other Warsaw Pact countries from 1938 to 1991. It represented the highest degree of distinction in the USSR and was awarded for exceptional achievements in Soviet industry and culture. It provided a similar status to the title of Hero of the Soviet Union, which was awarded for heroic deeds, but differed in that it was not awarded to foreign citizens.

Wikipedia: Hero of Socialist Labour (EN)

3. парк Тренёва

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The park named after K. A. Trenev is one of Simferopol's attractions and business cards. The park is located between the central streets of Simferopol: Kirov Avenue, Sevastopol Avenue, Gogol Avenue and Samokis Avenue. The park was built in 1957 and is called Flower Park. In 1960, the park was named after Konstantin Andreyevich Treyev, a prominent Soviet prose writer and playwright.

Wikipedia: Парк имени Тренёва (RU)

4. Александро-Невский собор

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Alexander-Nevsky Cathedral is the Orthodox Church in Simferopol, Crimea, and is the cathedral of the Metropolis of Crimea and the diocese of Simferopol and Crimea. Monument to Russian classical architecture. It was built in 1810-1829, destroyed by Soviet authorities in 1930 and rebuilt from 2003-2022. Modern projects are obviously different from original projects.

Wikipedia: Александро-Невский собор (Симферополь) (RU)

5. Крымский академический русский драматический театр им. М. Горького

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Крымский академический русский драматический театр им. М. Горького Vahe Martirosyan from Glendale, CA, USA / CC BY-SA 2.0

Named after Gorky, Crimean Academic Russian Drama Theatre is one of the oldest drama theaters in Russia, which was founded in Simferopol in 1821 by businessman Volkov. Theatre architecture is a cultural heritage of Russian people with regional significance and is protected by the state.

Wikipedia: Крымский академический театр имени М. Горького (RU)

6. Святых Константина и Елены

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The Church of the Holy Apostles, the mother of King Constantine and his queen Elena, is Simferopol's oldest church. Catherine II prayed there in 1787. It is located in the center of the city. During the Soviet period, it was destroyed. Celebrate its 230th anniversary in 2015.

Wikipedia: Церковь Константина и Елены (Симферополь) (RU)

7. Дом-музей И. Л. Сельвинского

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Ilya Selwinsky's Former Residence Museum is the museum of Ilya Selwinsky, an outstanding poet in the first half of the 20th century, located in Simferopol. From 1899 to 1905, a museum was built in the house where poet Ilya Selwinsky was born and lived.

Wikipedia: Дом-музей Ильи Сельвинского (RU)

8. Памятник Вежливым людям

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The phrase "little green men" refers to masked soldiers of the Russian Federation in unmarked green army uniforms and carrying modern Russian military weapons and equipment who appeared during the Russo-Ukrainian War in 2014.

Wikipedia: Little green men (Russo-Ukrainian War) (EN)

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