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Vorontsov Palace. Alupka. Crimea

The Vorontsov Palace is an historic palace situated at the foot of the Crimean Mountains near the town of Alupka in Crimea, southern Ukraine. The Vorontsov Palace is one of the oldest and largest residential palaces in all of Crimea, and is one of the most popular tourist attractions on Crimea's southern coast.

The palace was built from 1828 through 1848 for Prince Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov for use as his personal summer residence. It was designed in the Tudor style by English architect Edward Blore and his assistant William Hunt. The building incorporates elements of Scottish Baronial, Moorish Revival, and Gothic Revival architecture.Blore had designed many buildings in the United Kingdom, and was particularly well known there for completing the design of the Buckingham Palace in London.

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