Mountain Kastel — is an unformed volcano

On the southern edge of Alushta there is Mountain Kastel. It is relatively low — 439 m, but it offers a wonderful view of the Black Sea. Mount Kastel is a laccolith, that is, an unformed volcano. According to the legend, the fortress on Mountain Kastel became the last refuge of Princess Theodora, who ruled the city of Sugdeya in the Middle Ages.