Cape Martyan Nature Reserve

Autonomous Republic of Crimea

About reserve

The nature reserve is located near Yalta. It was created to preserve relict forests of Greek juniper (Juniperus excels) which in Ukraine may be found only on the Southern coast of the Crimean peninsula. The northern boundary of the growth range of this species runs here.


In the territory of the reserve, the remains of a medieval fortress of the 13th-14th centuries – Ruskofil-Kale – have been preserved.

Warning! The reserve is located in the territory of Crimea, occupied by the troops of the Russian Federation since 2014. International organizations have declared the occupation and annexation of Crimea illegal, condemned Russia's actions and imposed sanctions against it. Crimea is Ukraine! See you after the liberation of the peninsula from the aggressor.

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