Embankment of Lenin, or just the seafront of Yalta is ideal for exploring the city. This is where all the tourist fun, and here as elsewhere the spirit of the resort capital of the Crimea. And day and evening there's something going on, but especially a lot of evening rides; rental of children's bicycles and electric vehicles, bicycles, roller skates and gyrometers; offer to be photographed in the arms of puppets; expose the work of local artists and the street performers. There are a number of cafes and restaurants, though prices are high. Read more about the promenade of Yalta here...
🕐 Time of work: round the clock, is better to walk in evening
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: free
🚶 How to get there: the promenade is in the centre of Yalta and stretches from the pier and Lenin square to start the town beach one kilometre (promenade on the map). To get here from other areas can be on any city bus. If you come to Yalta from the suburbs to the bus station, from there you can drive on any city bus or trolley.
Yalta zoo "Skazka"
Yalta zoo "Skazka" – the biggest and most popular zoo in Crimea. If you come on vacation in Yalta or to the resorts of big Yalta with children, to go here a must. In the zoo you can see Amur tigers, white lions, leopards, giraffes, kangaroos, camels, many species of monkeys, bears, zebras, birds and many exotic animals.
In comparison with Metropolitan zoos it seems not very big, but very well maintained and cozy. On the territory there is a cafe, toilets, designated Smoking area, even a simple children's rides. To come here with children will need at least several hours and better half. Read more about the Yalta zoo in here...
🕐 Working time: summer 09:00 - 20:00, winter 09:00 - 17:00
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: adults – 500 rubles, children 3-10 years – 250 rubles; up to 3 years – free of charge. The entrance to the zoo is charged extra adults $ 100, children under 10 years - 50 roubles
🚶 How to get there: the zoo is far away from the city center on the street of Kirov, 156 (zoo on the map). It can be reached by route taxi №24 (from "Theater Spartak"), 26, 27, 115, 102 (from the bus station). Your own transport access to the zoo on Kirov street, in front of the entrance there is a spacious free Parking.
Aquarium "Underwater cave"
It is a regular (not tunneled) aquarium with exotic fish and amphibians. A small separate aquariums built into the wall in the cave and beautifully decorated inside, and the entry is made in the form of the shark's jaws. But don't expect too much and go here specifically, it is located too far from the center. But if you arrive in Yalta zoo, you can look here, especially that upon presentation of a ticket to the zoo you can get a discount on entrance.
🕐 While working: 09:00 - 18:00, weekends
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: adults-300 rubles, children (under 10 years) – 150 RUR; children under 3 years-free
🚶 How to get there: the aquarium is located next to the Yalta zoo (aquarium on the map), separate entrance near the entrance to the zoo.
A small aquarium works at the hotel Yalta-Intourist. Here in conventional aquariums in four halls you can see exotic inhabitants of warm seas, with more than 200 species. There are two crocodiles, stingrays, land and sea turtles, small reef sharks, Moray eels, and many beautiful colored fish. Tours are not conducted, you simply examine inhabitants. If for some reason can't get in other aquariums of the Crimea, you can pay a visit here but don't expect too much, it will be interesting is that children. Read more about aquarium of Yalta here...
🕐 While working: 10:00 – 22:00, weekends
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: adults – 400 rubles, children – 300; children under 3 years free
🚶 How to get there: the aquarium is located on the beach of the hotel Yalta-Intourist, 50 Drazhinskogo str (Waslewski gate on the map). To get from the center by bus No. 29 to the stop "Intourist" for 25 rubles, then go down to the beach. Beach Intourist is a concrete layered design with a café, shops and rest areas, the aquarium is among them. Another option is to sit on the dock 8, on the pleasure boat to the beach, the cost of $ 100.