Cultural Tour of Yalta, Yalta (Self Guided)

Yalta is an important cultural center located on the Black Sea. The city is home to history museums, movie theaters, play houses and galleries. Take this tour tour to discover Yalta's rich cultural life.
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Cultural Tour of Yalta Map

Guide Name: Cultural Tour of Yalta
Guide Location: Russia » Yalta (See other walking tours in Yalta)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.3 km
Author: vickyc
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Jubileiniy Theater Concert Complex

1) Jubileiniy Theater Concert Complex

Jubileiniy Theater Concert Complex is a modern building on Yalta's waterfront. It hosts many cultural programs for both locals and tourists to enjoy. Here you can catch many interesting plays, ballets and other special performances. Jubileiniy also organizes many parties and concerts.
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Literary Memorial Museum of Lesya Ukrainka

2) Literary Memorial Museum of Lesya Ukrainka (must see)

Lesya Ukrainka was a prominent female resident of Yalta who made great contributions to Ukrainian literature. She primarily wrote poems about the Crimea and translated the works of Byron and Shakespeare. The house in which she lived in Yalta is now a museum. There is a statue of Ukrainka in front of the museum.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 10 am - 6 pm
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Chekhov Theater

3) Chekhov Theater (must see)

The historical Chekhov Theater has seen many performances over the years by outstanding actors and actresses. Also, famous authors such as Chekhov, Goriky and many others have visited this theater. The theater boasts a stylish, modern interior, comfortable chairs and exceptional acoustics. If you want to catch a bite to eat before a show, there is a great restaurant at the theater.
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Palace of Kids' and Youth Creativity

4) Palace of Kids' and Youth Creativity

The Palace of Kids' and Youth Creativity used to be a great mansion. When Ukraine was part of the Soviet Union, the building served as the Palace of Pioneers. Today it is a center that organizes various cultural and educational activities to help promote creativity in Yalta's youth. The palace has its own small park called Lomonosov Park.
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Cinema Spartak

5) Cinema Spartak

Cinema Spartak is a large, modern cinema in Yalta that shows a range of films. Some films are even shown in 3-D. The cinema is open during the day and in the evenings.

Walking Tours in Yalta, Russia

Create Your Own Walk in Yalta

Create Your Own Walk in Yalta

Creating your own self-guided walk in Yalta is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Yalta is a very beautiful city set on the shore of the Black Sea and surrounded by picturesque mountains. The city boasts magnificent churches, scenic parks, idyllic beaches and stunning palaces and historical buildings. Take this tour to visit some of Yalta's most memorable sights.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 km
Tour of West Yalta

Tour of West Yalta

There are some amazing attractions in the western part of Yalta. Visit museums, admire magnificent churches and walk along beautiful Pushkin Alley. This self-guided tour will lead you to the most notable locations in western Yalta.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 km
Everyday Life Tour of Yalta

Everyday Life Tour of Yalta

Most Yalta residents earn a living from the thousands of tourists that visit the famous resort city every year. You will find locals selling souvenirs, fresh fruit and food on the streets. You can also get a sense of life for the locals by visiting the city's Orthodox churches, neighborhood restaurants, and more. Take this tour to experience life in Yalta as an insider.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km
Shopping Tour of Yalta

Shopping Tour of Yalta

Yalta is a paradise for shopping. There is a wide variety of markets in the city that sell everything from fresh fruit to souvenirs! Famous shopping streets Pushkinskaya and Naberejnaya are home to a number of unique, local shops. Take this self-guided tour to visit the best stores in Yalta and find yourself the perfect souvenir or gift!

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Yalta for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Yalta has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Yalta, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.