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Address: Sevastopol, Ukraine

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husband loved it

It was pretty well done, an interesting place. Husband enjoyed it very much. I enjoyed him enjoying it. It was no doubt better for those with a good guide.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 16, 2013
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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93 reviews 93 reviews
31 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

It was pretty well done, an interesting place. Husband enjoyed it very much. I enjoyed him enjoying it. It was no doubt better for those with a good guide.

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Mountain View, California
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38 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

A new stop on the Black Sea cruises allows a visit to the Panorama of the Battle of Sevastopol Crimean War. 360 degree action. Papier mache merges with 2 dimensional painting of the Battle. View from 2 levels. Hard to see where the 3 dimensional blends in with the 2 dimensional. Worthy of a stop.

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Mountainside, New Jersey
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69 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Even if you are not a history buff, it is fascinating to see the submarine pens. What a clever way to hide from your enemies. As the years went by this underground sanctuary was even a bomb shelter should an atomic explosion occur. This shipyard area is currently used by both the Ukrainian and the Russian navies. There is a... More 

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Albany, New York
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87 reviews 87 reviews
31 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

i agree with other Tripadvisor reviewers that the best part of touring here is the sense of being in a city that was closed and hidden from much of the world under Soviet control until recently. In fact, it is not so overwhelming as the US Navy shipyards in Norfolk, VA. for example, but seeing a Russian submarine in dry... More 

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Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

This was my first visit to Sevastopol in October 2010, and on a cool overcast day we took a tour of the harbour and had a bird's eye view of the many Russian warships still stationed here. Most interesting for me was that during Soviet times this was a closed city, and unless you lived here or were part of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012 via mobile

Just a harbor with russian rusty ships. Nothing fascinating. And there is no a shipyard, just a couple of dry docks. What they call the shipyard here is a pier where touristic boats and ferry moor.

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Seattle
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

basically still where tour boats load and unload not much to see but the donwtown area is a nice place to walk. Do not expect western service.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

Anyway , if you walk by the seaside you will see lots of Russian flagged warships which reminds you the unique situation of this city ...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2011

During the cold war, Russia built a secret submarine repair facility which is now open for tours. It is built into the side of a hill with channels and drydocks many of which can be accessed on concrete walkways. There is also a small museum about the Crimean war. This is a fascinating addition to the usual museums and churches.... More 

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