Sevastopol is a port city in Ukraine, located on the Black Sea coast of the Crimea peninsula. The city, formerly the home of the Soviet Black Sea Fleet, is now a Ukrainian naval base mutually used by the Ukrainian Navy and Russian Navy.
The unique geographic location and navigation conditions of the city's harbours make Sevastopol a strategic important naval point. It is also a popular seaside resort and tourist destination.
Things to See & Do
* Chersonessos National Archeological Reserve
* The Panorama Museum (Heroic Sevastopol Defence during the Crimean War)
* Malakhov Kurgan (Barrow) with its White Tower
* The Sunken Ships Monument on Marine Blvd.
* Vladimirsky Cathedral (St. Vladimir Cathedral) on the Central Hill
Cruise Season - Feb to Dec
Currency - Hryvnia (UAH)
Language - Russian, Ukrainian
Land Area - 1,079 km²
Population - 380,000 approx.
Electricity - 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus two hours
International Country Telephone Code - + 380
Port Location - The port is located in Sevastopol harbor.
Travel Links - Crimea's transportation hub is Simferopol, with flights to and from other Ukrainian cities and a few international destinations.
Trains go to Simferopol, Sevastopol, Kerch, and Feodosiya. Other destinations particular the South Shore must be reached by car or bus. Yalta can best be reached by taxi ($40-50 USD), trolleybus ($2), or bus ($4) from the Simferopol train station (100 km trip), but buses and minibuses run from Sevastopol as well.