Miskhor [Misxor]. Map: IX-15. A resort area on the southern coast of the Crimea (see Crimean southern shore) 13 km southwest of Yalta that is part of the town of Koreiz. It has 14 sanatoriums and health resorts dealing with respiratory problems, heart and circulatory diseases, and nervous disorders. Its most famous architectural monument is the Swallow's Nest castle (built in 1912).
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 3 (1993).]