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Azov city in the Rostov region

Considering the options for recreation on the Azov Sea, at first glance, you can not pay attention to the city with the loud name Azov. Indeed, Azov is located not on the Azov Sea itself, but on the Don River, 15 km from the place where the river flows into the Taganrog Bay of the Azov Sea. The absence of the Azov Sea coast in Azov is not a significant drawback - half an hour by bus will solve this problem. The fact that Azov has a rich history compensates for the aforementioned fact, and for a person who wants to have a good vacation, get new impressions, take a break from everyday routine, Azov is perfect. Suffice it to say that the history of Azov, according to various scientists, is about 2000 years old.

The main milestones in the history of Azov, which should be mentioned:

  • The stay of the city under the Turks in the Ottoman Empire.
  • The campaigns of Peter I and the capture of the city itself - at that moment the Russian Empire received access to the southern seas.
  • Azov later became the center of the Azov Province, and Azov received the status of an independent city only in 1926.

Currently, the city is located in the Rostov region, so all roads leading to Azov pass through Rostov. There should be no problems with resettlement and rental housing in Azov. Azov offers a wide range of housing options, from the usual private apartments to prestigious, expensive hotels: Amaks, Priboy, Solnechnaya ". All hotels are located in the center of Azov, in close proximity to historically unique places. Azov hotels have everything you need for a full-fledged, refined, expensive vacation. In the list of services offered by hotels, you will find vip rooms, restaurants, bars, swimming pools, saunas and even conference rooms for people who, even on vacation, are set to work and do business.

As you already understood, having visited Azov, you will not have the question “where to go?” or, “What to see?” because the 2,000-year-old city has an endless supply of interesting places to visit. According to local old-timers, history is at every turn in Azov, adored by tourists, and antiques can literally be found on any land plot. For those who are not going to try themselves as an archaeologist, it may be interesting to visit the local museum of local lore, located on Moskovskaya Street. The most ancient exhibits in the museum, which date back to the times of the first tribes that lived in these places - the Scythians, Cymirians, are presented in the museum's expositions. The later period of the history of Azov, which will be presented to the attention of the guests of the city, is associated with the Turks, Cossacks and Peter I. A monument was erected to the latter in 1996, on the 300th anniversary of the Russian fleet, and cannons of those times can also be found around the city.

But these are trifles, compared with the architectural and historical monuments of different times. The most significant architectural unit is the Azov fortress. Unfortunately, not much has survived from the Azov fortress to our time - earthen ramparts, poured by the Turks, and Alekseevsky Gates. The latter were saved from destruction by the fact that at the beginning of the 19th century they were lined with stone, although before that they had been built of wood. It will be interesting for a tourist who decides to come to these parts to observe the historical reconstructions that take place here from time to time. Another, grandiose in its significance, architectural object is a powder magazine, which was built in 1799. By the significant date - the 300th anniversary of the capture of Azov by Peter I, in 1967 a historical diorama was opened here. The gunpowder magazine for a vacationer in Azov should be visited, if only because this is the only building in this region from the time of Catherine that has survived to this day.

Tourists interested in the history of the Second World War can go to the memorial "To the Fallen for the Motherland". It was opened on May 9, 1971. It is worth saying that during the war the city of Azov really suffered greatly - the losses of the inhabitants of Azov number about ten thousand people.

In conclusion, we can say that the city of Azov should be considered by tourists and vacationers who are planning to spend vacation on the Azov Sea. Although Azov is located not quite close to the Azov Sea, but this is not significant, compared to the fact that the city is a significant cultural heritage, which is provided with the necessary protection and protection, and in comparison with what impressions a vacationer in Azov can get.

Azov Map

Using the interactive map of Azov, you can see satellite imagery of the area, a map of Azov, as well as a map of Azov, compiled by the efforts of all interested Internet users.

Погода в Азове

Weather in Azov for the next week, graphs of changes in air temperature, atmospheric pressure and wind direction in Azov, at the mouth of the Don.