Swallow's Nest

Local nameЛасточкино гнездо
LocationGaspra, Russia

The Swallow's Nest is a decorative castle located at Gaspra, a small spa town between Yalta and Alupka, in the Crimean Peninsula. It was built between 1911 and 1912, on top of the 40-metre high Aurora Cliff, in a Neo-Gothic design by the Russian architect Leonid Sherwood for the Baltic German businessman Baron von Steingel.

The castle overlooks the Cape of Ai-Todor on the Black Sea coast and is located near the remains of the Roman castrum of Charax. The Swallow's Nest is one of the most popular visitor attractions in Crimea, having become the symbol of Crimea's southern coastline.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swallow's_Nest

Official Website http://www.lastochka.com.ua/

Coordinates 44°25'50.025" N 34°7'42.485" E

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