6 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 6 sights are available in Simferopol, Ukraine.

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1. Екатерине II

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Екатерине II Follower of Johann Baptist von Lampi the Elder / Public domain

Catherine II, most commonly known as Catherine the Great, was the last reigning Empress of Russia and the country's longest-ruling female leader. 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, many new cities, universities and theaters were founded, a large number of European immigrants moved to Russia, and Russia was recognized as one of the great powers of Europe.

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2. Героям социалистического труда

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Героям социалистического труда 10 August 2007 (original upload date) / Public domain

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.

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3. Александро-Невский собор

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Alexander-Nevsky Cathedral is the main Orthodox church in Crimea and a monument to classical architecture. It was blown up by the Soviet regime on the evening of September 25-27, 1930 and rebuilt at the beginning of the 21st century. Modern projects are obviously different from original projects. The principal of the cathedral is the metropolis of Simferopol and Lazarus (Shvets) in Crimea.

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4. Святых Константина и Елены

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The temple of the Holy Equal -to -the -Apostles King Constantine and his mother of the Queen of Elena is the oldest temple in Simferopol. In 1787, Catherine II prayed in it. Located in the center of the city. In Soviet times, he was destroyed. In 2015, he celebrates the 230th anniversary from the date of founding.

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5. 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.

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6. Памятник Вежливым людям

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Памятник Вежливым людям Sebastian Meyer / Public domain

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.

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