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Everyday Life Tour of Yalta (Self Guided), 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.
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Everyday Life Tour of Yalta Map

Guide Name: Everyday Life 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: 1.7 Km or 1.1 Miles
Author: vickyc
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • John Chrysostom Church
  • Canteen "Fialka"
  • Carousel on Soviet Square
  • School N 9
  • Circus
John Chrysostom Church

1) John Chrysostom Church

The Orthodox John Chrysostom Church was built between 1832 and 1837. Local Orthodox Christians come here to worship, and the church community practices Russian Orthodox traditions. A visit here will give you insight into the religious life of many Yalta residents.
Canteen "Fialka"

2) Canteen "Fialka"

Canteens were very popular places to eat in the former Soviet republics. There are still several canteens remaining in Yalta where many locals, especially workers, go to have dinner or a snack. Canteens are much cheaper than restaurants and cafes, as they are self-service. In Canteen "Fialka" you can enjoy local dishes such as a cold, sour soup known as "borsh", a pasta with meat inside called "pelimeni" and more.
Carousel on Soviet Square

3) Carousel on Soviet Square

Locals like to visit the Carousel on Soviet Square with their children to enjoy some family time together. Here you will see many small kids with their young parents, couples sitting on the benches around the carousel and people strolling and eating ice cream.
School N 9

4) School N 9

School N 9 is a school located in an old building. It is one of the best schools in the city. Here you will see Ukrainian kids playing during their breaks. You can observe the post-Soviet style of teaching and classroom design.

5) Circus

Yalta is home to an impressive Circus that puts on interesting shows complete with clowns and acrobats. It is an old circus that was built during the time of the Soviet Union. Locals like coming here to see different shows. Organized groups of school children frequently attend the circus.

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.
Shopping Tour of Yalta

Shopping Tour of Yalta

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.9 Km or 0.6 Miles
Yalta Introduction Walk

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 Km or 2.5 Miles
Tour of West Yalta

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 Km or 1.3 Miles
Cultural Tour of Yalta

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 Km or 0.7 Miles