The Bakhchsarai area is most interesting in Crimea, and as a whole in Europe, unusual density of geological, archaeological and military-historical monuments, original landscapes with sharp lines of calcareous breakages, smooth bends of green stains of wood and ranks of fruit trees. Well and the main thing - here, really is all: mountains, woods, steppes, set of water basins and excellent sea beaches
Bakhchisarai (about 30 thousand inhabitants) a city republican (AR Crimea) submission and the centre of extensive agricultural area which in the south includes mountain woods of the Crimean reserve, and in the west has a wide exit to Black sea. An economy basis - gardens, vineyards, plantations efiromaslichnyh cultures, crops grain, and also the enterprises for their processing. Open-cast mines on extraction of building materials and cement works have Obshchekrymsky value.
The Crimean Foothills: ploskovershinnye hills with a flat inclination on the north and picturesque steep breakages on the south, are divided by cosy valleys. Their settling has begun during an epoch of the Great freezing, and Ancient Greek historians already well knew (on bad responses of seafarers) about furious customs of local inhabitants – Tauris.
The Historical role of a barrier between nomads of Great steppe and colonists from the Mediterranean has generated here at the time of antiquity and the Middle Ages a special civilisation. Since VI century, thanking the Procopy Kesarijsky, court letopistsu the Byzantian emperor Justiniana I, the history included the country Dori occupied gotami, alanami and ancient mountain tribes.
Today, in ecological crisis, it is most interesting by unusual completeness of knowledge and use of benefits of the nature. This masterly uses of inaccessibility of rocks for defence and simply magic ability to find springs. The same rocks served davilnjami for wine and grain storehouses, and in impassable, at first sight, woods special fruit plantings – chairy were concealed.
Only now the European science has approached to so-called polyculture – to creation of gardens from different breeds and kinds with ecological communications of self-control. Well and a life in cave cities with delight master roleviki (from knights to Indians) and nonconformists (hippie, mitki, punks). the Prices for sea tour, Odessa
Centuries-old "nanizyvanie" experience of the different people has not done without mystical energy of the Crimean nature – pagan altars of Tauris became sanctuaries is ready-Christians also hazar-Jews, and then and Moslems composed about them the legends. Contactors, psychics, herbalists and sorcerers of present time make a considerable part of tourists. However, artists, ekstremaly and it is simple fans of adventures and shooting travel here in different epoch, cultures and faiths, without forgetting about spring water, remarkable doindustrialnoj meal and unique wines.
The Bakhchsarai area is the most convenient and rendered habitable part of the Crimean Foothills. Mountaineering here is not combined completely not, but any track pleases with pure springs, picturesque mountain lakes and affable villages. Everywhere there are small restaurants with east kitchen. Still bolshee development last years receives the tourism connected with history of religion, and pilgrimage, Christian churches and monasteries, Muslim mosques are restored.
Sandy beaches of local coast and pure mountain lakes perfectly supplement tourism by possibility to bathe and sunbathe. There are also sources of curative mineral water, and also exits of cosmetic clay.
Come on rest to Bakhchisarai - will not regret!