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The Genoese Fortress In Sudak


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If you happen to be in the Crimea once, don’t forget to go to Sudak city which is rich in such splendid sights as the Genoese fortress.

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According to a legend, the fortress was built in 212. However, this information is not proven by any archaeological data.

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Many scientists believe it was created in the 7th century by the Byzantines.

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The Genoese people made their great contribution into construction of the memorial from 1371 to 1469.

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The fortress occupies 30 hectares of land.

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It was impossible to capture the fortress due to an excellent position it occupied.

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An observatory was located on the highest part of a reef.

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Crab island.

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2 Responses to “The Genoese Fortress In Sudak”

  1. Theebeatnik says:

    Great post.

  2. Bob says:

    Almost like Skyrim :D

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