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Livadiya palace used to rival the Vorontsov Castle in Alupka as the most luxurious residence in Crimea.
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Livadiya palace used to rival the Vorontsov Castle in Alupka as the most luxurious residence in Crimea.

Livadiya is a suburban district of Yalta, Crimea. A minor Tatar settlement in Middle Ages, Livadia was named after the ancient Greek entrance into paradise in 1835, when a notable landscape park was laid out here. Livadiya became a summer residence of the Russian czars in 1861. Emperor Alexander III of Russia died there in 1894. The Livadiya palace, built from 1910-11, is now a sanatorium. It was formerly a summer palace of Russian royalty. In 1945, it served as the meeting place of the Yalta Conference and residence of Franklin Delano Roosevelt during the Conference. Nowadays, Livadia is known primarily for producing wine and is also a noted health resort. Alupka is a resort town in the Crimea, Ukraine, situated 17 km to the west of Yalta. ... The Crimea (officially Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Russian transliteration: Avtonomnaya Respublika Krym, Russian: Автономная Республика Крым, Ukrainian: Автономна Республіка Крим, , pronounced cry-MEE-ah in English) is a peninsula and an autonomous republic of Ukraine on the northern coast of the Black Sea. ... View of Yalta Yalta (Russian: Ялта) is a town in the Crimea in southern Ukraine, on the north coast of the Black Sea. ... The Crimea (officially Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Russian transliteration: Avtonomnaya Respublika Krym, Russian: Автономная Республика Крым, Ukrainian: Автономна Республіка Крим, , pronounced cry-MEE-ah in English) is a peninsula and an autonomous republic of Ukraine on the northern coast of the Black Sea. ... 1835 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Tsar (Bulgarian цар, Russian царь,   listen?; often spelled Czar or Tzar and sometimes Csar or Zar in English), was the title used for the autocratic rulers of the First and Second Bulgarian Empires since 913, in Serbia in the middle of the 14th century, and in Russia from 1547 to 1917 (although... Painting of Tsar Alexander III (1886), by Ivan Kramskoi (1837-1887), original, 41 x 36 in. ... 1894 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Yalta Conference, sometimes called the Crimea Conference and codenamed the Argonaut Conference, was the wartime meeting from February 4 to 11, 1945 between the heads of government of the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union. ... Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882–April 12, 1945), 32nd President of the United States, the longest-serving holder of the office and the only man to be elected President more than twice, was one of the central figures of 20th century history. ... A resort is a place used for relaxation or recreation. ...


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The great Livadia palace - the ex-summer residence of last russian emperor Nicolas II - is the main sight of Yalta.
Palace is erected by project of remarkable Yaltaf architect, academician N.P.Krasnov (1865-1939) in style of Italian Revival.
The Livadia palace ensemble includes, besides the Great palace, The Retinue building, the palace of minister of Court yard of baron Frederix, created simultaneously with palace, the palace tchurch named after the Erecting of Honour Cross, constructed in 1872, and Italian yard.
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