Advice 1: How to celebrate a birthday in Saratov

If you decided to celebrate your birthday in Saratov, miss you just do not have. In this city there are a lot of possibilities to spend the holiday with the benefit of body and soul and get a huge charge of optimism, which you enough time.
How to celebrate a birthday in Saratov
Walk to start along the Avenue of Kirov, Saratov Arbat. The walk is better to start from the same square. Sit with friends at one of the summer or stationary cafes, buy Souvenirs in any shop or on the street, admire the art Nouveau buildings.
Scroll to the Lipki Park and check eat whether still in one of the summer pavilions Nickel silver ice cream spoons, as it was described in the novel by K. Fedin "First joy". In winter you can enjoy a frozen snow-green beauty of the Park as it grows and deciduous, and coniferous trees.
Go down to the Volga river and admire the view of the bridge connecting Saratov and Engels. And then go to the river station where you can purchase tickets for the crossing to the other side and make a fun evening on one of the Islands with music and barbecue. Or, if you prefer a more relaxing entertainment, just to take a river cruise on the Volga and admire the views from the side of the tram.
If after a walk in the fresh air with the guests you wanted to continue the fun, go on Sokolov mountain, where you will have to wait for pre-booked the lounge and in one of the three restaurants of National village. View Sokolova, will amaze those who come to visit you from another city. But if the fun will last until dusk, and night views of the city, twinkling with a million lights on either side of the mountain and on the other Bank of the Volga.
If you are planning to arrange children's day of birth, be sure to visit Gpkio them. Bitter, feed from the hands of the squirrels, watch grace of swans, languidly floating in the ponds, ride on the rides in the town "Lukomorye" in the carriage on the paths of the Park. If the children are old enough, take a boat or catamaran and explore the ponds.
You can celebrate the day of birth and in one of the many clubs, restaurants or entertainment centers of the Saratov, choosing a reasonable option on the websites,, Facilities and recreation on the Volga, where you can arrange a Banquet with dishes of freshly caught fish, ride on boats, to arrange fireworks in your honor.

Advice 2: 10 places in the city of Sevastopol, which should definitely visit

Sevastopol — hero city, the city of Russian sailors, city — Russian port. It does not matter that now he officially belongs to Ukraine. This city is worth to go and visit very interesting places.
Monument to the scuttled ships
1. Inkerman. The fortress city and its rich heritage. Here is the famous factory of vintage wines "INKERMAN". In the basement of this plant Matures the wine in oak barrels. Inkerman cave monastery is also a famous landmark. Caves were the first monks housing. In the rocks was built entire temples, cutting down the stone altar, throne, bench. Next to the existing monastery can be found abandoned temples in the Monastery hill. And on the mountain — the remains of the fortress Kalamita. Here, Inkerman stone is mined — a natural white stone, easily treatable. This stone is very durable and frost resistant, so popular. In Inkerman quarry there is an interesting lake. According to legend, the water is Holy, because the lake was formed by the Holy spring. The water in this lake is unusually blue colors and pleasantly cool. To Inkerman you can get on the 104 bus or minibus that go with "Fifth kilometer" ("Fifth kilometer" can be reached by many buses), on the train from Sevastopol train station, or on the boat with the Sevastopol naval station.

2. Balaclava. The unique curved Cove, attracting people from all over the world. "Fifth kilometer" to balaclavas can be reached by route 9. Here is the Genoese fortress Chembalo. From the height of this fortress offers a beautiful view of the surroundings. And in the fortress is something to see, because it's a real defensive terrain. Next to Chembalo is the Church of the Twelve Apostles — one of the oldest Orthodox shrines of the Crimea, preserved in good condition. Well, how not to visit a top-secret plant for repair of diesel submarines. Once his work had only known for a small number of people, and the workers only knew about the place where they worked. Now you can buy a Hiking tour of the factory and together with a guide to see the storage, repair docks, tunnels, end-to-end tunnels, command posts, silo, and also the Museum of the cold war.

3. Fiolent. Not far from Balaklava is one more interesting place is Cape Fiolent. He folded volcanic rocks and so the cliffs have interesting color and texture. Here is Jasper beach . To get to the beach with clean water, you need to overcome 300 steps ("Path of health"), on the way visit a small monastery with a sacred source. There is another option — to sail on Fiolent on the boat, but then you will not see that beauty, which opens during descent and ascent.

4. Quay. The length of the waterfront — about 2 miles. It stretches from Nikolaev Cape to Cape Crystal. Here you can sit in silence and watch the sea, swim in a makeshift beaches, feed the pigeons, listen to local artists, a gift market to see the sights — monument to the scuttled ships, the sundial, the Dragon bridge, summer stage, the monuments to the heroes. With the Count's pier boats depart to the mountains, the village of Holland and the area Zakharova. And if you want to touch nature and get the most positive emotions — go to the Dolphinarium, which is located near the Souvenir market. Several times a day performances, which are the dolphins and seals. For a small fee you can take pictures with the sea animals, and swim in the small pool with the dolphins.

5. Sapun-Mountain. During the great Patriotic war, the breather-Mountain was a key defensive position. In memory of the feat there is a great Obelisk of Fame, plaques,eternal flame, the Chapel of St. George, the Park of Glory, as well as the largest work of contemporary battle art — the Diorama "Storm of Sapun Mountain". A painting is a semicircle in front of the observation deck and proceeds to substantive plan - the weapon, debris, items of battle, collected from the field of battle. It creates the illusion of full presence. In addition, visit the exhibition halls and military equipment.

6. Hersonissos. The Chersonese. Formerly Kherson, Sarcona Korsun'. Hersonissos — Polis, founded by Greeks on the coast of the Crimea. Since 1827, this lost city began to dig, and the excavation lasted to this day. As a monument of Antiquity, Chersonese included in the list of world heritage of UNESCO. Museum-reserve under the open sky attracts epigraphic monuments, works of art, household items, tools and so on. The finds are exhibited in the museums of the city, but also in State museums of Russia, including the Hermitage. Walk the streets of the city, visit the museums and the Cathedral of St. Vladimir, and then — go down to the sea and listen to one of the beaches.

7. Historical Boulevard and the street Heroes of Sevastopol. Historical Boulevard is both a nature reserve of rare species of trees and shrubs, and integrated historical monument. It is located in the heart of the city. Walking through the Historic Boulevard, you will see a huge number of monuments and memorials, as well as one of the largest Panoramas in the world. Panorama defence of Sevastopol is a picture area of about thousand square meters. If you go on the street Heroes of Sevastopol, you will come to another famous monument of heroism — Malakhov Kurgan. The memorial complex includes about 20 monuments and memorial places. Also exhibited here are the real guns during the First defense of Sevastopol.
8. Aquarium. In the center of the city there is another interesting Museum — the Maritime Aquarium. It presents coral reefs, shrimp, invertebrates, sea and tropical fish, tropical, reptiles, turtles, freshwater fish. In addition to the wall of swimming pools, in the center of the Aquarium there is a swimming pool with a diameter of 9 meters. There you can see lovely tropical sharks. For each aquarium artificial scenery, so to watch the fish a pleasure. And the size of the Museum itself — just amazing.

9. St. Vladimir Cathedral - burial Vault of admirals. The Cathedral is located on the Central hill. During the Crimean war in the crypt of the temple was buried admirals Kornilov, Nakhimov and Istomin. Only in the lower Church 11 graves of Russian admirals and naval officers. The Cathedral is built of Inkerman stone and marble. A very interesting monument of architecture.

10. The naval Museum. If you come to "the city of Russian sailors", then you just need to visit the Military-historical Museum of black sea fleet of the Russian Federation. The Museum reflects the whole history of the black sea fleet from its Foundation to the present day, collected valuable artifacts and unique documents, maps, devices, premium weapons. Pulling itself to models of ships, battle flags, trophy relics, military uniforms from different times. A ticket to the Museum is inexpensive, and this beauty you have to look.
We only considered 10 of the most main places of Sevastopol, which, at the first visits to the city. But the interesting attractions of course much more. So in Sevastopol have to go back from year to year.
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