On the Southern coast of Crimea, near to the Mount Ai-Petri, in Koreiz town is situated The Yusupov Palace and Park Complex. The palace dates the XVIII century and the beginning of Russian colonization of Crimea. Yusupov Palace it became a former "Pink House", built in the style of a modernized Italian Renaissance by a talented architect N. Krasnov. The palace’s owner were Prince Felix Yusupov, Prince Sumarokov-Elston - was governor-general of Moscow, and his wife - Princess Zinaida Yusupova. They were one of the richest aristocratic dynasties of Russia, close to the imperial court.
The view from windows offer a spectacular view of sea, sky and the near environs of the palace. Most of the furniture is manufactured in a modern style.White enamel panels with shelves and bronze sculptures, comfortable chairs, corner sofas beautify the palace’s rooms and halls. Among the artistic style of the palace, can be noticed its special collection of sculptures.
During the time, in february 1945, The Yusupov Palace served as residence for Stalin, during the Yalta Conference. It also served as a venue for a festive dinner in honor of President Roosevelt and British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill. In the postwar period, the palace became a summer residence of the CPSU Central Committee.
For many years, The Yusupov Palace and Park Complex was reserved. Now the palace is owned by the Security Service of Ukraine. Now, the complex is going to be opened as a museum, and then you personally will be able to apreciate the amazing and fabulous beauty of this unique palace and park ensemble. Therefore it is clearly visible and unique for its mysterious and romantic places on the southern coast.
By Natasha Prijilevschi
The most impressive palaces in Crimea .
Crimea is the unique place in Ukraine that can easily impress you with its wonderful landscapes, spectacular natural monuments and also with its amazing palaces, which are recognised as cultural inheritance.
You should definitely know more about these unique places and the best way is by visiting them.
The Yusupov Palace and Park Complex - Splendid overview
The Yusupov Palace and Park Complex - Mythical shapes
The Yusupov Palace and Park Complex - Elegant alley
The Yusupov Palace and Park Complex - Classical interior
The Yusupov Palace and Park Complex - Main entrance
The Yusupov Palace and Park Complex - Park reserve
The Yusupov Palace and Park Complex - Lion sculpture
The Yusupov Palace and Park Complex - Mysterious sculptutes
The Yusupov Palace and Park Complex - Amazing style