Tour of West Yalta, 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: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 km
Author: vickyc
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The Exibition Room

1) The Exibition Room

At the beginning of Pushkin Alley is the Yalta Exhibition Room. Yalta is not only the resort capital of the Crimea, but is also the region's cultural center. A variety of exhibitions are organized here, especially during the summer, which are attended by locals and tourists alike.

Operation hours: Wednesday: 12 pm – 6 pm; Friday: 12 pm – 7 pm; Saturday - Sunday: 12 pm – 6 pm
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The Yalta State Historic-Literary Museum

2) 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
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Pushkin Alley Fountains

3) 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.
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Roman Catholic Church

4) 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.
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The National Institute Vine and Wine "Magarach"

5) 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.
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The Chekhov Museum

6) 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: 2.5 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
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: 1.3 km
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

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.