The 2014 Winter Olympics may be over, but Sochi isn’t going anywhere. With nicknames like the ‘The Black Sea Pearl’ and the ‘Summer Capital of Russia’, this Russian city located on the shores of the Black Sea has long been a favourite summer destination.
This is the country’s biggest and busiest summer sea resort, attracting more than four million visitors annually, and in the warmest months the temperature ranges from 25 to 29 °C making it perfect for some swimming and sun-loving. Sochi has plenty to offer with its mountainous coastline, inviting beaches, and thriving nightlife.
Now here’s a look at some interesting facts about Sochi: