8 Cave Town Of The Past

Cave Town Of The Past

Posted on March 1, 2011 by team


Ruins of the Medieval Kalamita fortress is one of the most interesting and absorbing places in the Crimea. Let's have a tour over stone remains of the past might and then get inside the Kalamita caves.


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The unique thing about the fortress is that it is situated on a rock plateau which used to be a monastery with numerous hollowed out cells. The first fortifications were constructed in the 6 - 7 centuries and, taking into consideration the height of the rock, it was not so easy to seize.

The main entrance of the fortress.

Ruins of the main tower. View from the inside.

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8 Responses to “Cave Town Of The Past”

  1. Zjoske says:

    Another one of those places one eagerly would like to visit.

  2. Kilroy Was Here says:

    Fantastic! Thanks…

  3. testicules says:

    Looks like a good place for a taco stand

  4. Valiant says:

    Thanks for sharing this beautiful pics of stunningly gorgeous Crimea!

    Please post more pics of Crimea!

    Thanks!

    Valiant

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