Ship side - working-class district of Sevastopol, its south-eastern part.
Here is covered with legends Malakhov Kurgan - one of the most strategically important heights of the city.This is the name of the hill for the first time recorded on the maps of Sevastopol in the distant 1851.She called by the name of a naval officer MMMalakhov, who since 1827 lived near the mound, was respected by the common people who lived and carried service in this part of town.
Malakhov Kurgan played an important role in both included in the history of the defense of Sevastopol: in the Crimean War of 1854-1855 and the war with the Nazis.The fighting took place here the heavy, bloody.During the defense of the city on the mound fatal injuries received Admiral Nakhimov PS and Vice-Admiral Kornilov VA Near the mound death overtook and Rear Admiral Istomin VI Their memory is perpetuated descendants: Nakhimov monument stands near a pier on one Countthree squares in the city center;Kornilov monument installed on the Malakhov Kurgan;the place of death Istomin also noted monument.As an important point of defense of the city on the side of the Ship, where there were many heroic and tragic, Malakhov Kurgan keeps the memory of all who died here.The symbol of this - a common grave at the beginning of the main avenue, where rest and Russian and French soldiers who died in the last battle on the mound, which occurred August 27, 1855.
heroic defense put forward Sevostopolya Malakhov Kurgan in the number of places of historical memories worthy of the deepest respect and reverence.
No less important role played Malakhov Kurgan in the second defense of the city: to June 1942 led away fire on the enemy artillery battery of lieutenant Matyukhina APMore than two dozen monuments and memorials on the mound recalls the heroism of the defenders of Sevastopol.
history of events during both the city's defense kept the many museums of Sevastopol.The most famous of them popular among Sevastopol residents and guests - only one in Ukraine panorama dedicated to the defense of Sevastopol 1854-1855 godah.Eto - 14 grand a painting 115 meters, supplemented by subject-up, an area of nearly 1,000 square meters.In the center of the building there is a circular observation deck, passing through which visitors to the museum, as if being on the Malakhov Kurgan, saw a picture intense fight, which occurred June 6, 1855.
heroism of the defenders and liberators of the city during the Second World War diorama devoted to the assault Sapun Mountain May 7, 1944, where on the canvas height of 5.5 meters and a length of 25.5 meters depicted offensive 51st Maritime Army to Mount breather.Complete the picture of a substantive plan for an area greater than 80 square meters - is the enemy weapons and equipment, the fragments of fortifications, delivered in the battle for Sevastopol.
Another museum, enjoy the same love sailors and residents of the city - Museum of Black Sea Fleet, storing numerous relics and evidence of the history and development of the fleet, the memory of the people who created it and brought him lasting fame.