Where is Sochi?
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Perhaps the city of Sochi is one of the most popular resorts in our country. Where is Sochi and what are the unique features of this beautiful city?
Features of the location of Sochi
The city of Sochi is located in the Krasnodar Territory, on the northeast coast of the Black Sea, 1700 km from Moscow. Due to its proximity to the Black Sea, the Caucasus Mountains and the unique climate, Sochi is the only subtropical Russian resort city.
The purest Colchian forests of the Western Caucasus, the mineral springs of the valleys of such rivers as the Agura, Khosta and Matsesta, large reserves of therapeutic mud all contribute to the excellent rest and sanatorium-resort treatment of vacationers. Not surprisingly, it was Sochi that was chosen as the venue for the 22nd Olympic Winter Games.
Among other things, in Sochi, a huge number of cultural, historical and natural attractions. The ruins of a Byzantine temple, the remains of the fortress of Lazarev fort, numerous rocks, gorges and waterfalls,Sochi Arboretum, one of the most beautiful botanical parks in the country, is a popular tourist trail - these are just a few of the places you can visit during your holiday in Sochi.