Rocky ledges of cliffs at the edge of the ancient coral reef of the Jurassic period, the mount Karaul-Oba (Tatar: Qaravul Oba, Russian: Karaulnaya), from Tsraskiy Plyazh (The Tsar’s Beach) located in Golubaya Buhta (Blue Bay), few kilometers westwards from Novy Svet (New World) settlement in Sudak district.
The Karaul-Oba massif is the state complex natural monument. Almost from the very sea, sharp teeth of the cliffs are jutting out, that is a distinctive feature of the mountain. ‘Karaul-Oba’ means ‘Watch Mountain’ or ‘Guard Peak’ in Crimean Tatar. It is reckoned among many unique natural wonders of Sudak’s surroundings.