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From the Perch of the Swallow’s Nest

Swallow's Nest

The Swallow’s Nest is one of the most visited and photographed sites on the Crimean Peninsula; located in the extreme southern part of Ukraine and jutting out into the Black Sea.  The castle is featured in the film version of Agatha Christie’s Ten Little Indians.  Many tourists visit the Swallow’s Nest from Yalta, a frequent port of call during Black Sea cruises.  Yalta itself holds historical significance, being the site of the Yalta Conference.  During the conference in 1945, Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin met at the “Great White Hall” within the Livadia Palace, to decide the fate of post-war Europe. View Full Article

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