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Swallow's Nest

Alupkinskoye hwy, 9, Gaspra 98300
+7 978 004-91-22
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Great views from the top

Great views from the top, when we visited there was a lot of maintenance going on is it part these... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Southampton, United Kingdom
Worth a visit

I was here as part of a coach party the views from the castle are amazing also to think of its... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2016
Ashford, United Kingdom
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  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
9 Apr 2017
“Great views from the top”
2 Sep 2016
“Worth a visit”
Alupkinskoye hwy, 9, Gaspra 98300
+7 978 004-91-22
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Great views from the top, when we visited there was a lot of maintenance going on is it part these things have to be done and will be worth it for follow visitors

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Reviewed 3 September 2016

I was here as part of a coach party the views from the castle are amazing also to think of its position on a cliff edge The most remembered sight in Crimea is this castle on a cliff edge it's also very hard to believe...More

Thank Eddie020173
Reviewed 21 August 2015

I was last there in 2006, although to post a review, I had to put a date that is not accurate to my visit. It was in disrepair at that time. The walkway around the castle was unstable, the ground was littered with trash, but...More

2  Thank Lee W
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Must visit one of landmark of Crimea. The view is so nice. But you don't have anything much to do there. There are many souvenir shops, which the price is not so high. There are the ship back to Yalta there (300 rubles per person).

1  Thank Nicha K
Reviewed 20 March 2015

It is THE Landmark of Crimea. Take magnets on the door, or ask anybody what is the first picture come to mind, It is. Small castle on the Aurora rock, However nothing to do there - only outside beauty. Approach from the sea, walk up,...More

3  Thank FisherManGreg
Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

You can't go inside: it's closed for danger of falling. But it's a gorgeous view for a photo and exciting to see the castle on the cliff. There's also a "Wishes Tree" up the stairs beside it. Dress warm in the winter. It's windy!!

2  Thank ShoshanaSarahK
Reviewed 21 October 2014

If you're visiting Crimea and find yourself in the vicinity, I can only advise you to take a picture from the sea and let it be. It's a bit disappointing once you get to the near vicinity of the castle and realise it's really really...More

3  Thank Tinde_K
Reviewed 20 August 2014

This is one of the most beautiful places on the Crimean Peninsula, a must see if you are in the area. Built i think by an Italian aristocrat for his wife who missed her homeland. The current palace is not the same as the original...More

2  Thank Mike P
Reviewed 12 April 2014

Amazing views - great place to go for couples to take pictures. Excellent view of the Black Sea and cliffs.

3  Thank johnwV4561XM
Reviewed 6 March 2014

Saw this little castle (technically a "folly") from a distance. It is interesting and worth a stop to see it, but it is really just a curiosity. The road to it was closed when we were there so couldn't see the inside. If you stop...More

1  Thank trainfan2000
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Vitalie A
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Response from Елена Ф |
Крым ИСТОРИЧЕСКИ территория России, о какой оккупации идет речь????!!!! А то что кто-то чего-то на западе не признает, не имеет никакого значения. Россия - великая страна. Крым - жемчужина российского туризма!
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