Top things to do in Gurzuf

Notable Building in Gurzuf

Gurzuf Park

Two local recreational dinosaurs, sanatoriums Gurzufsky and Pushkino, occupy what used to be the dacha of the Duc de Richelieu, governor of Odesa (1803–14). The word dacha is a serious understatement, especially if …
Museum in Gurzuf

Chekhov's Dacha

Tired of being a local celebrity in Yalta, Chekhov sought refuge in this little Tatar farmhouse tucked in a solitary cove under the Genovese Cliff. The melancholy of this place inspired him to create one of his best…
Tatar in Gurzuf


A combination of Crimean Tatar and Italian on the menu at this excellent restaurant is an apt representation of Gurzuf, a place where these two peoples rubbed shoulders for centuries. Black Sea fish is also availabl…
Museum in Gurzuf

Pushkin in Crimea Museum

The dacha of the Duc de Richelieu, governor of Odesa (1803–14), today houses the Pushkin in Crimea Museum, a history museum.