The city of Sochi and its surroundings are not only rich in beautiful nature. Among its riches has a certain place and history. And where can you see history with your own eyes? That's right, in museums! Let's go on a fascinating journey to study life, ethnography and culture.
On the first day we remember the era of the USSR, and study the history of Khostinsky and Adler districts. We rest in the amusement park "Sochi Park". And during breaks, we get acquainted with Caucasian cuisine and not only.
On the way from Sochi to Adler is a museum-dacha Stalin. This is one of the favorite country residences of Joseph Vissarionovich. Let's plunge into the life of a famous leader of the XX century.
Get acquainted with the history of Khosta at the Museum of History of Khostinsky District. 3 exhibition halls: permanent exposition "Khosta from ancient to modern times", the Great Patriotic War period and collections of ethnography, culture of the peoples of the Caucasus and Cossacks of the 19th-20th centuries. The museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday.
It's lunch time - we try Caucasian dishes and continue our journey.
In the Museum of the USSR in the Olympic Park, we'll immerse ourselves in the atmosphere of the Soviet era. Older visitors will refresh their memories, younger - learn about everyday life in the Soviet Union. Feature of the museum - the opportunity to interact with the exhibits.
Do not bypass the first theme park of the country "Sochi Park". Here you can find entertainment for independent tourists and traveling family, for children and adults. However, here you can not only ride the rides. There is a rope park "Space Jungle", a water development site in the Eco-Village and an outdoor play laboratory.
Dinner in the gastropub "LA PUNTO" in the Olympic Park. You can choose from European, Italian and Caucasian cuisine. You will definitely find delicious dishes to your mood. It's time to discuss impressions after a busy day. 😉
The second day of the trip will be dedicated to archeology and ethnography of Russia. On the way back to Sochi we will glance at viewing platforms.
We'll start the day with a cup of coffee in a relaxed atmosphere. Don't forget to try fresh baked goods!
In this museum the traveler is greeted by talismans of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. After such greeting let's touch the parts of the history of the Olympic period. Here we will learn not only about the Sochi celebrations. The traveler will also find exhibits from a farther period. Namely, the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.
It is interesting to spend time in the open a couple of years ago in the interactive Museum of Archaeology in Rosa Khutor. A special feature of the collection - the materials were obtained during the construction of Olympic facilities in the resort in 2010 - 2014. The exhibition begins with the formation of the Caucasus Mountains, and ends with New Time.
Let's take a break for a nice lunch at a cafe with an appropriate name.
Next in the program is ethnopark "My Russia". On the vast territory of the park there are 11 thematic pavilions. Each pavilion is dedicated to a certain region of the country. It's an interesting way to visit even where you've never been going!
On the way back to Sochi we will stop at the observation deck and admire the view from above.
An unusual viewing platform in the form of a medieval castle on Mount Akhun. Here you can also take a ride on the Ferris wheel. If you wish, you can buy souvenirs for memory.
Our two-day journey concludes with dinner in the Agura River Valley. Cozy and authentic restaurant "Caucasian Aul" will delight us with dishes of Georgian cuisine. And wine, if we want to celebrate our successful journey. 😉