Interesting facts about the resort Sochi
• Interesting facts about the resort of Sochi
I wonder if the summer residence of the Russian president was, for example, in Nizhny Novgorod, was there to Sochi is so developed, modern, beautiful and unique tourist attraction?
Definitely Sochi would have remained the most "long" city in Russia. Its length is as much as 145 kilometers.
Undoubtedly, there would be from the second half of May and the end of October would go on the beach season.
In Sochi, it would always have been possible to get a single day from summer to winter and vice versa. And that's why Olympic Games would still be held in the city and to develop it would spend about half a trillion rubles.
No matter how many there any tourists here would still grow unique flora flowing mountain rivers and seething most beautiful waterfalls in Russia. Only in Sochi you can find palm trees, magnolias and eucalyptus.
Hard to believe, but not so long ago for people to get to Sochi was a nightmare - because it was a place to refer prisoners. Blame was the climate and the huge number of malaria-carrying mosquitoes.
Historians claim that the first inhabitants of this area were about three hundred million years ago. And the mountain, to which Prometheus was chained, for research, it is in Sochi. The city's population - about 400 thousand people. But in the summer the number of people here increases sevenfold. This figure speaks of hospitality and cordiality of the owners of the city, but the ancient Greeks called this area "Inhospitable Sea". All the fault was the tribe Geniokhs, the hallmark of which was cannibalism.
You'd be surprised, but the number of cars per capita is even more than in Moscow or St. Petersburg.
Sochi are very fond of film directors. Then it filmed a huge number of films, many of whom entered the golden treasury of the national cinema, such as "Amphibian Man".
If your goal - to visit all the resorts in Russia, Sochi has to be first on the list. Though it is believed that this city is very expensive, but if you want you can find quite affordable to the average citizen of accommodation options and rest.