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The resort city of Sochi has come to the world's limelight for being selected to host the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Olympics. It is also going to host the Russian Grand Prix from 2014 to 2022. But do you know the fun things you can do in the city? Below are a couple of them.

5 Things to do in Sochi, Russia

The resort city of Sochi has come to the world's limelight for being selected to host the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Olympics. It is also going to host the Russian Grand Prix from 2014 to 2022. But do you know the fun things you can do in the city? Below are a couple of them.

1. Skiing

Although Sochi is a beach town, the slopes on the Caucasus Mountains are as good as the Alps. Tourists around the world stay at the Krasnaya Polyana ski village and enjoy skiing from December through April.

2. Swim in the Black Sea

The summer months of June (67.3 F), July (75.2 F) and August (77.5 F) are the best to take a dip into the waters of the Black Sea. Although the peak month of August sees the beaches getting crowded, most hotels around the area have private beaches that serve the guests who are ready to pay extra.

3. Visit the Dendrarium

This is a botanical garden that was started in 1889 and occupies 120-acres on the foothills of the low rising Lysaya Gora Mountain. The garden is a photographers dream with different sections divided according to where the flowers originates. Japan, China, the Mediterranean, North and South America and Australia are some of the sections.

4. View the Scenic Landscape on top of Mount Akhun

Mount Akhun is an easy to climb mountain that offers those who climb it the sweeping views of the Sochi Township. The breathtaking sights one gets here are enough to last you a lifetime. Make sure you take a photo or two to remind you of this beautiful resort city.

5. Picnic at Riviera Park

This is Sochi's hidden gemstone. It is one of the most beautiful places on earth and is ideal for a romantic walk or picnic. It was established by Vasily Khludov in 1883

Make sure you see all there is to see in Sochi. It might be the once-in-a-lifetime experiences one cherishes whenever other things in his life are not going according to plan.

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