Information about Kerch, Crimea, Ukraine
Kerch is easternmost city of Crimea but it doesn't mean it is less interesting to visit. It is very old city - people celebrated 2500'th birthday of it in 2000.
Kerch peninsula having always been a crossroads of marine and overland trade routs has preserved the remains of different cultures and civilizations in monuments of Antiquity, Middle Ages and new time. World archeological and architectural treasury includes the excavation of antique settlements and funeral crypts of Bosporus State capital - Pantikapei. The masterpieces of Bosporus funeral architecture are the Imperial barrow; church of John Predtechi - one of' the best known monuments of the . byzantian architecture of IX-X centuries; fortress Yenikale - monuments of Turkish empire. All these objects tell you about great skill of the ancient architects, mode of life and culture, history of many peoples, inhabited Kerch ' peninsula, which is named as archeological reservation.