Attractions

Museum in Balaklava

Cold War Museum

The town's quirkiest sight lurks across the bay from the main promenade. The concrete opening in the harbour wall is the mouth of a natural underwater cave that the Soviets turned into a secret nuclear submarine fac…
Museum in Balaklava

Naval Museum

In the naval museum you can breach the huge nuclear-blast-proof doors and wander some of the 600m of the former repair docks, mess rooms and thankfully now empty arsenal on a one-hour-long guided tour. When MTV laun…
Ruins in Balaklava

Genovese Fortress of Cembalo

All that remains of the 15th-century Genovese fortress are three semi-ruined towers on top of a strategic hill, guarding the mouth of the harbour. But the view of the bay and the sea coast, stretching to Cape Aya, i…