Tour of West Yalta (Self Guided), 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.
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Tour of West Yalta Map

Guide Name: Tour of West 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: 2.1 Km or 1.3 Miles
Author: vickyc
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • The Yalta State Historic-Literary Museum
  • Pushkin Alley Fountains
  • Roman Catholic Church
  • The National Institute Vine and Wine "Magarach"
  • The Chekhov Museum
The Yalta State Historic-Literary Museum

1) The Yalta State Historic-Literary Museum (must see)

The Yalta State Historic-Literary Museum is located on Pushkina Street in a beautiful historical building. This museum is dedicated to literature. The museum collects and displays treasured literary manuscripts. It also conducts research on the lives of great authors, which it presents to the public.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 10 am - 6 pm
Pushkin Alley Fountains

2) Pushkin Alley Fountains

Numerous beautiful fountains line one of the main streets in Yalta, Pushkin Alley or Pushkin Boulevard. The ornamental fountain is the most prominent landmark on this famous Yalta boulevard. The fountains appear most impressive at night when they are brightly illuminated and the water reflects the different colors of light.
Roman Catholic Church

3) Roman Catholic Church

The Church of the Virgin Mary is a stunning Roman Catholic church in Yalta. The church was constructed in 1914 and is an impressive sight on Pushkinskaya Alley. Komornitsky and Krasnov designed the church, which is rather small but richly decorated.
The National Institute Vine and Wine "Magarach"

4) The National Institute Vine and Wine "Magarach"

The climate in Yalta is perfect for growing rare species of grapes. Visit the National Institute of Vine and Wine to learn more about wine production in Yalta and taste the famous wine, Magarach. The institute is located in a beautiful historical building with impressive architectural features.
The Chekhov Museum

5) The Chekhov Museum (must see)

The Chekhov Museum, also known as the White Dacha is located in the house where Chekhov, a talented and famous Russian writer, lived in Yalta when he was sick. The White Dacha was built in 1898; Chekhov took up residence there after his father's death. After Chekhov's death (1904) the house was looked after by his sister until 1921 when it became a museum. This charming, white cottage is well preserved. The public can visit the rooms where Chekhov wrote several of his great plays.

Operation hours: Wednesday - Sunday: 10 am - 6 pm
Sight description based on wikipedia

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

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: 0.9 Km or 0.6 Miles
Yalta Introduction Walk

Yalta Introduction 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 or 2.5 Miles
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 or 1.1 Miles
Cultural Tour of Yalta

Cultural Tour of Yalta

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.

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