Crimea in Ukraine has changed rulers and occupiers so many times most would have lost count by now. But the continuous fight for Crimea has led to this peninsula having the richest and most diverse history of any other destination in Ukraine. Here visitors will hear the stories of the Goths, Cimmerians, Mongols, Greeks, Huns and Iranians, who have all left their mark on Crimea. ...
The ancient city of Evpatoria or Eupatoria has gone through many name changes over the centuries and has been called Gizlyar, Yevpatoria and Kirkinitida, to mention just a few. Evpatoria, the name of the city today, came from the King of Pontus' nickname, Eupator. The city is located in the Crimea region of Ukraine, and has been around for over 2500 years and the landscape is made up mainly ...