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View on sea from wall of Genoese fortress

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Sudak or Sudaq (Crimean Tatar: Sudaq; Ukrainian and Russian: Судак) is a small historic town located in Crimea, Ukraine situated 57 km (35 mi) to the west of Feodosiya (the nearest railway station) and 104 km (65 mi) to the east of Simferopol, the capital of Crimea. Today it is a popular resort, best known for its Genoese fortress, the best preserved on the northern shore of the Black Sea.

It is believed that the city was founded in 212 AD by Alani settlers. Greek merchants from the Byzantine Empire founded Σουγδαία (a reference to Sogdia) in the 3rd century. In the 6th century, the Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian I ordered the construction of a fortress. The Khazars attacked in the 7th century, giving it the name Suğdaq. The Life of St. Stefan of Surozh (Russian: св. Стефан Сурожского) describes the 8th century town as a dependency of the Byzantine Empire. Around the start of the 9th century, it was supposedly attacked by the Rus' chieftain, Bravlin. It is thought that the Khazars retained the town from the early 800s until 1016, when the Byzantines finally defeated the Khazar warlord Georgeios Tsulo. Afterwards, the town seems to have preserved some sort of autonomy within the Byzantine Empire.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sudak

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A: View on sea from Genoese fortress

Af Vladimir Chumachenko, 30 meter væk

Sudak or Sudaq (Crimean Tatar: Sudaq; Ukrainian and Russian: Судак) is a small historic town located ...

View on sea from Genoese fortress

C: Sudak panorama from the wall of the Genoese fortress

Af Vladimir Chumachenko, 80 meter væk

Sudak or Sudaq (Crimean Tatar: Sudaq; Ukrainian and Russian: Судак) is a small historic town located ...

Sudak panorama from the wall of the Genoese fortress

D: Sudak. Inside Genoese fortress

Af Vladimir Chumachenko, 120 meter væk

Sudak or Sudaq (Crimean Tatar: Sudaq; Ukrainian and Russian: Судак) is a small historic town located ...

Sudak. Inside Genoese fortress

E: Genoese Helmet Festival. On a fortress wall

Af VirtualCrimea, 150 meter væk

Genoese Helmet Festival. On a fortress wall

F: Sudak. Inside Genoese fortress. View through hole in the wall

Af Vladimir Chumachenko, 160 meter væk

Sudak or Sudaq (Crimean Tatar: Sudaq; Ukrainian and Russian: Судак) is a small historic town located ...

Sudak. Inside Genoese fortress. View through hole in the wall

G: Genoese fortress in Sudak. Near Maiden tower

Af Shugaley Pavel, 190 meter væk

Genoese fortress in Sudak. Near Maiden tower

H: Genoese Helmet Festival. Devichya tower

Af VirtualCrimea, 220 meter væk

Genoese Helmet Festival. Devichya tower

I: Sudak: Genya fortress

Af Nikolay Grabchuk, 220 meter væk

Sudak: Genya fortress

J: Genova fortress, near the wall

Af Yevgeny Yefremov, 260 meter væk

http://www.ukraine-travel-advisor.com/my-visit-to-sudak-crimea.html

Genova fortress, near the wall

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