Konstantinovskaya Battery

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Photo by: Vadim Savitsky
Photo by: Vadim Savitsky

In 2017, the first part of the Konstantinovskaya Battery Museum and Exhibition Complex, renovated by the Russian Geographical Society, opened for visitors in Sevastopol.

Konstantinovskaya Battery was built in the XIX century to block the entrance to the Sevastopol Bay for enemy ships. It is located on the cape with the same name (Konstantinovsky Cape) in the northern part of the Sevastopol Bay. The fortress is one of the oldest preserved buildings of Sevastopol. It is one of the main symbols of the city; each stone of the fortress is imbued with the glorious history of Russian maritime traditions and exploits.

History of Konstantinovskaya Battery

The Russian Geographical Society has conducted a large-scale reconstruction of the citadel. The builders restored the battery according to the old drawings provided by the Central Archive of the Russian Navy in St. Petersburg.

Today, the fortress is a unique open-air museum: a historical exposition is open to the public in the battery’s casemates.

Dear visitors! Please note that the water route for visiting the Konstantinovskaya Battery Museum and Exhibition Complex and back is open. Boats depart from downtown:
    1. The boat "Perseus" for up to 250 people makes both ways from the Artbuchta to the Uchkuyevka beach with visiting the Konstantinovskaya Battery. Departure from the Artbukhta: 9:00, 11:00, 13:00, 15:00, 17:00, 19:00. From Uchkuevka beach: 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00, 18:00, 20:00. The cost of a trip to and from the Konstantinovskaya battery is 100 rubles, to the end point of the route 200 rubles.

2. Boats with a capacity of up to 11 people go from Artbuhta, from berth number 156 (at the cafe "Barkas"). They go every half hour, or on the actual filling of boats. Carrier is Gals LLC (+7 978 818 48 31). One way trip cost is 100 rubles.
In connection with the work in the test mode, changes in the schedule and interruptions in the movement of boats are possible. We apologize in advance.

Address: Sevastopol, Zagordyansky Street, Konstantinovsky cape, north of the Sevastopol bay.

Фото: Вадим Савицкий
Фото: пресс-служба РГО
Фото: Вадим Савицкий
Фото: Вадим Савицкий
Фото: пресс-служба РГО
Фото: пресс-служба РГО