View of Ai-Petri from Vorontsov's Palace in Alupka

View of Ai-Petri from Vorontsov's Palace in Alupka
«View of Ai-Petri from Vorontsov's Palace in Alupka»

The mountain Ai-Petri (translated from Greek Saint Peter) is a peak in the Crimean Mountains. At the first half of 19th century, an impressive palace in the style of English castle was built at the foot of the mountain by design of English architect Edward Blore and his assistant William Hunt near the town of Alupka. The place became a summer residence for Prince Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov, the Governor-General of Novorossiysk Province.

Photo #070 taken on September 11, 2013

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