Bakhchysarai

Bağçasaray / Bahçesaray

Bakhchysarai is a town in central Crimea, It is the administrative center of the Bakhchysarai district, as well as the former capital of the Crimean Khanate.

Places of interest

Historic buildings
Eski Yurt

Palaces
Khan’s Palace

Mosques
Big Khan Mosque
Ismi Khan Cami
Molla-Mustafa Cami
Orta Cami
Small Khan Mosque
Tahtali-Cami
Zincirli Medresse

Others
Chufut-Kale

Bakhchysarai (Ukrainian: Бахчисарáй; Crimean Tatar: Bağçasaray; Russian: Бахчисарáй; TurkishBahçesarayPersian: باغچه سرای‎ Bāghche Sarāy) is a town in central Crimea, a territory recognized by a majority of countries as part of Ukraine and annexed[2] by Russia as the Republic of Crimea. It is the administrative center of the Bakhchysarai Raion (district), as well as the former capital of the Crimean Khanate. Its main landmark is Hansaray, the only extant palace of the Crimean Khans, currently opened to tourists as a museum. Population: 27,448 (2014 Census).

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