CULTURAL HERITAGE
The southern coast of the Kazantyp Nature Reserve is called the Archaeological Cape because of the numerous evidence of human activity. Archaeologists discovered there 17 places full of ancient artefacts.

You can find there both numerous remains of ancient buildings and fragments of ancient ceramics and moulded dishes.
In the 2nd-1st centuries BC there was an ancient Greek settlement of Heracleum on the Kazantyp Peninsula which was first mentioned by Ptolemy.
In the 2nd-1st centuries BC there was an ancient Greek settlement of Heracleum on the Kazantyp Peninsula which was first mentioned by Ptolemy.
The southern coast of the Kazantyp Nature Reserve is called the Archaeological Cape because of the numerous evidence of human activity. Archaeologists discovered there 17 places full of ancient artefacts.

You can find there both numerous remains of ancient buildings and fragments of ancient ceramics and moulded dishes.
Among archaeological sites there are:



  • remains of a villa dating back to the Roman Empire (2nd century BC);
  • walls and earth banks;
  • traces of ancient artificial terraces;
  • a Byzantine mansion (3rd century AD);
  • a medieval well;
  • other archaeological attractions in various states of preservation.
Among archaeological sites there are:



  • remains of a villa dating back to the Roman Empire (2nd century BC);
  • walls and earth banks;
  • traces of ancient artificial terraces;
  • a Byzantine mansion (3rd century AD);
  • a medieval well;
  • other archaeological attractions in various states of preservation.
In Mysovoe village near the nature reserve there is an archaeological site called "Poselenie" (Russian: settlement) dating back to the 1st-3rd centuries AD.

In the south-east of the peninsula there is an ash-pit that has not been studied by the archaeologists yet.
At the guided tour along Ancient Kazantyp Route you can see the archaeological objects and learn more about the ancient history of the Kazantyp Peninsula.
At the guided tour along Ancient Kazantyp Route you can see the archaeological objects and learn more about the ancient history of the Kazantyp Peninsula.
Walking route           3,7 km (2,6 mi)        3 hours

Wander along the coast of the Sea of Azov among ancient and medieval buildings surrounded by delicate plants and playing butterflies.

The route opens to visitors on April 1.

Walking route
 3,7 km (2,6 mi)        3 hours

Wander along the coast of the Sea of Azov among ancient and medieval buildings surrounded by delicate plants and playing butterflies.

The route opens to visitors on April 1.

Photos used on this site belong to (photo credits): S. Ledenkov, I. Sikorsky, L. Moroz, V. Kostrov, N. Litvinyuk, D. Rutyanov, S. Alyomov, M. Atamanenko, G. Prokopov, D. Voinov, Y. Timofeev, Y. Shumlyaeva, M. Rozanov, V. Anzylov, V. Zyuzin, A. Gromov, Y. Zhuravleva, E. Nekadimova, N. Krymsky, K. Polyanskaya, A. Rybintsev, A. Mishin, A. Dmitrieva and naturerussia.travel
Photos used on this site belong to (photo credits): S. Ledenkov, I. Sikorsky, L. Moroz, V. Kostrov, N. Litvinyuk, D. Rutyanov, S. Alyomov, M. Atamanenko, G. Prokopov, D. Voinov, Y. Timofeev, Y. Shumlyaeva, M. Rozanov, V. Anzylov, V. Zyuzin, A. Gromov, Y. Zhuravleva, E. Nekadimova, N. Krymsky, K. Polyanskaya, A. Rybintsev, A. Mishin, A. Dmitrieva and naturerussia.travel
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