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Balaklava Bay

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A beautiful place totally smashed up by the retreating Germans. Rebuilt by the Soviets after WW2... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2017
Kursk, Russia
Beautiful View!

So nice! We ended up going around sunset. The view from the top of the peak was unbelievable. I... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2016
Holland, Michigan
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Sep 28, 2017
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Reviewed September 28, 2017

A beautiful place totally smashed up by the retreating Germans. Rebuilt by the Soviets after WW2. The town has a pleasing scale and the water was 24C today so plenty of older swimmer. Plenty of boat trips.

Thank davidramsey2004
Reviewed August 25, 2016

So nice! We ended up going around sunset. The view from the top of the peak was unbelievable. I will say that getting up and down was a more difficult hike.

Thank LeVera21
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

If you want to have a boat trip which isn't very expensive, this place is just for you! Good price and very beautiful destinations to go!

Thank Mary_Maiboroda
Reviewed August 26, 2015

It is a small picturesq bay with restaurants, boat rides and short imbankment. I will definitely recommend a boat ride to take a look on the bay from the sea and to hear a little piece of history about the bay. It is very common...More

Thank Irynagold
Reviewed August 4, 2015

Now a pretty yacht haven with cafes and bars etc. However, you can see the legacy of the Soviet era with submarine pens in the hillside opposite. There are also many traders sellinf trinkets from that time.

1  Thank DavetheHerbalist
Reviewed January 7, 2015

A great place to visit for scenic views and historic places & lunchtime eatlng places. A trip into the past

Thank malarkyCrimea
Reviewed September 2, 2014

Quaint bay filled with yachts from many places of the world, many British. The underground submarine base of course was very interesting. Further along from the exit point of submarine base is a sandy beach where is enjoyable to swim and one can rent kayaks...More

Thank Phillip T
Reviewed July 1, 2014

No comparison! The bay is unique. Nature and the promenade built by British soldiers are so nice! An ancient ruin on the top. Fish restaurants! Boat cruises are somewhat boring to my mind.

Thank Эвелина М
Reviewed May 11, 2014

Exciting location, picturesque bay, interesting excursion inside former secret object 825 inside a hill

Thank SvetlanaKor
Reviewed March 4, 2014

It was highly interesting. A secret bunker for submarines built in the 50ies. It was one of the most secret places during cold war. I can recommend everyone who is interested in naval history to visit this place.

Thank Costa T
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