Crimea, fortress Kalamita (Inkerman)

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In Inkerman, small town which is a part of Sevastopol, there is an ancient fortress of VI century Kalamita and the Inkerman Saint-Kliment cave man's monastery. The rests of a fortress and a monastery in a rock it is visible after the journey, but we straight off have found only an entrance to a monastery and and have not understood as to reach a fortress.

View of fortress Kalamita and the Inkerman cave monastery after the journey
View of fortress Kalamita and the Inkerman cave monastery after the journey.

Road to a monastery

Railway punched through a rock
Through a rock the railroad tracks are punched.

Cave
Cave / a grotto. On idea it was necessary to get there, and then to go to a fortress.

View of a fortress and the Inkerman cave monastery
View of a fortress and the Inkerman cave monastery.

Fortress Kalamita (Inkerman) — Sevastopol

Fortress Kalamita initially protected the ancient port Avlita which was in a bay under a fortress, some times passed from hand to hand. The name of Inkerman — Turkish («a cave fortress»). By the time of joining Crimea to the Russian empire the fortress has been thrown and stood in ruins.

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