KHAN'S PALACE, 16th-18th c.

The palace complex Includes: the main building, Sokolyna tower, a garden with a harem building, the khan's mosque (1740), a cemetery, rotonda, tombs (dyurbe), which are the most prevalent architectural monument In the Crimea. Since 1955 the Bakhchysarai Historical-Archaeological Museum has been housed in the palace buildings.

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