Interesting facts about the ancient city of Russia
• Interesting facts about the ancient city of Russia
Do you know which city is now the oldest in Russia? And what city has the keys to the Black and Azov Seas? And in a city held telegraph London to Kolkata? And where is the land of all the hero-cities of the USSR? Do you think that's all - different cities, and maybe even different countries? No, it's all about one of the oldest cities on the planet - Kerch.
The city has a unique location, interesting history, excellent climate. Here come every half hour ferries, rest here thousands of tourists every year, then shoot a movie.
In ancient times there fishing has been very well developed, and to this day Kerch herring - a gastronomic delicacy not only local residents, but also the whole of the Crimea, Ukraine and Russia.
From August to September, the water here shines at night, creating a romantic atmosphere and attracting tourists. In Kerch offers excellent wine, fed as anywhere else. After all, it is very much a mixed culture and the nation, and therefore a special flavor.
The main street of the city, where you will meet a lot of tourists - Lenin Street, formerly known as Vorontsov Street. Earlier on this street is the famous tobacco factory Mesaksudi that sold tobacco products not only throughout the peninsula, but also in Russia and Ukraine.
In the Kerch and Paris have something in common. Each year, the capital of France and the first city on the Crimean Peninsula on May 8 to celebrate the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II organize a torchlight procession. Any interested citizen can participate in the ascent to Mount Mithridates with a torch in his hand.
Residents Panticapaeum (the ancient name of Kerch), the first in Europe learned to smelt iron. Incidentally, the name Kerch changed more than 15 times in its history. The metallurgical industry is working to this day. In addition, there is a ship-repair factory, garment factory, a fish cannery, many educational institutions.
Another interesting fact - the name of this city has been named a minor planet discovered in 1971 in the Crimean Observatory.