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We arrived by night train from Odessa and decided to have a quick look before continuing to Yalta.
Simferopol was founded in 1784 a year after Crimea was annexed by Russia. In fact Simferopol and its surroundings were already settled in stone age. One of the oldest left over of a settlement found is about 50'000 years old. Then it was the Scythes from about 6-7th century BC until 4th century AD which founded Neapolis. The Huns consequently left it in ruins. In the 30s of the 18th century Russian troops came to Crimea and destroyed in 1736 Ak-Mechet (White Mosque), the Crimean Tataran settlement, which stood where today is Simferopol.
- Pros:relaxing town
- Cons:very dusty
- In a nutshell:worth to have a look around
Simferopol city center is a good place to get around by foot if you only have a couple of hours. It is rather pleasant... more travel advice
A pedestrian zone in ulitsa Pushkina and Gorkovo and thereabouts is the hang-out for young people and shoppers. There is... more travel advice
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