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.
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.
At a distance one can see a bay with modern port facilities.