"All Roads to the Crimea go through Simferopol" Top 5 Page for this destination Simferopol by polrbear
Simferopol Travel Guide: 90 reviews and 168 photos
The town itself is not really a "true" tourist destination. Although the Crimea is a popular vacation destination, usually people find themselves heading further south to Yalta or one of the Black Sea locations. Simferopol could more accurately be described as a transporation hub, but for me it became a destination in and of itself. The challenge was to find what might appeal to a tourist in the town, and it wasn't too difficult. Whether as a base from which to explore the Crimea or as a vacation spot in its own right, Simferopol is a beautiful city with lots to appreciate.
I must note that when I travel to locations in Eastern Europe I like to arrange for some local support to assist me. This makes many of the headaches of travel simply disappear. For my shorter trips, I used Eugene Glibin from Sevastopol (website at www.apartmentsincrimea.com). I find living in a rented apartment preferable from staying in hotels and he was able to arrange everything, including a quick transfer from the train station upon my arrival.
While there are a few decent lunchtime restaurants downtown in the pedestrian shopping area, this cafe is... more travel advice
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