If you still do not know anything about the Russian city of Sochi, it’s time to find out. It turns out that Sochi is a big deal, but the reasons for this are several.
It stretches 145 km along the Black Sea in southern Russia and has been a resort town since the time of Stalin. Subtropical climate, proximity to the beach and the mountains – Sochi is a real temptation . Caucasus mountains that stops cold winds , it provides all these benefits – mild winters , pleasant summers , palms, tea and lots of vegetation.
During the summer months Sochi is crowded with tourists and glory of expensive and extravagant city brings him the reputation of Cannes among Russians . Lush vegetation, Cote d’Azur , nice climate, loud music , bubbling life yachts in the harbor – it’s Sochi in the summer.
The city does not have the typical architectural style, rather a mix of socialist concrete boxes, classical buildings of the sanatorium , new buildings ( each with its own style) and constructions, but all surrounded by lush vegetation. Furthermore, Sochi has no old part because it is relatively young ( founded in 1838 ) . However, there are “Krasnaya Polyana” , which is not area or meadow and ski center deep in the Caucasus.
Sochi began its history as a resort attracts attention with its mineral waters. The construction of infrastructure, and in the early twentieth aristocracy discovered this treasure and healing properties it offers. The most brilliant and strong development of tourism , however, was during the Soviet era . It was then being built and many holiday homes .
Springs of Sochi have won even Stalin himself who suffers from slipped disc , and his left hand was poluparalizirana . Deep in the forest , hidden among the trees in a secluded and peaceful place is Stalin’s villa , which is now a hotel and museum together.
One of the lovely places in Sochi ‘s Park Riviera. From his hiding lanes whimsical sculptures ( including the first in a series Benches reconciliation for which we have said ) , there dolphinarium , Oceanarium , theater, rides and roller coasters all , museums , night club … Almost a separate city within a city .
Maybe these are not enough reasons to give it importance, but the list does not end there. During the 2014 Winter Olympics will be held on the Black Sea, namely in Sochi. Recently, the atmosphere in the city is marked by feverish preparations for hosting – construction , repairs, renovations . The Museum of sporting glory can see models of the sports facilities for the Games . Sochi has undertaken with another household – the World Cup in 2018 and with another – he will host Formula 1 races from 2014 to 2020 and , if not a big shot ?