SEVASTOPOL, September 27. /TASS/. More than 1 million people visited the Sevastopol museums during the holiday season of 2017, said on Wednesday the press service of the government of Sevastopol.

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“During the tourism season the museums of Sevastopol was visited by over 1 million visitors. Traditionally one of the most popular places among tourists remain military-Patriotic museums. Among the most visited destinations included the Museum-reserve “Chersonese”, the State Museum of heroic defense and liberation of Sevastopol, combining Museum objects, open exposure and historical monuments in different parts of the city, as well as historical memorial complex to the heroic defenders of Sevastopol “35th coastal battery”, – stated in the message.

As previously reported, for the first eight months of 2016, the museums of Sevastopol was visited by about 900 thousand people .

In Sevastopol there are more than 2 thousand monuments of archeology, history, architecture and monumental art. As reported in the main Department of culture of Sevastopol, promising directions of development of tourist industry in Sevastopol, except for the military-Patriotic and historic tourism are the yachting, recreational, gastronomic and tourism.