Lenin's Embankment

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Everyone's favourite pastime in Yalta is walking up and down the seafront nab Lenina and the pedestrian zone along the Uchan-su River, where you'll find a small History Museum and a Catholic church. A popular attraction here is a flimsy plastic-bucket-style chairlift that swings above the rooftops to the Darsan hill. To see old dachas, venture into the quiet neighbourhood along vul Botkinskaya and vul Chekhova.

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