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Sochi travel guide

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You're Going to Love Sochi

Sochi is one of Russia's most southern cities, located on the Black Sea coast almost 1,000 miles south of Moscow. It's Russia's busiest seaside resort, attracting more than 4 million visitors every year to its mountains and sweeping beaches. It is perhaps most famous for hosting the Winter Olympics in 2014.

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When to Visit Sochi

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Sochi has a sub-tropical climate and can be visited year-round. The resort does come to life in summer, however, with July and August being the peak months.

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How to Get to Sochi

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Where to Stay in Sochi

The Olympic Hotel Sochi on Leningradskaya offers sea views from spacious rooms for ₽2,800 per night. The Rodina Grand Hotel & Spa on Vinogradnaya Street is the city's only five-star hotel, with luxury rooms from ₽12,500.

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How to Get Around Sochi

The Cost of Living in Sochi

Shopping Streets

Shopping in Sochi tends to be focused on western-style malls. Alexandria on Moskovskaya Street is very central with a good selection of clothing and electronics stores, while Trade Gallery on Navaginskaya Street is good for local crafts and souvenirs.

Groceries and Other

A quart of milk in Sochi will cost ₽50, while a dozen eggs is priced at ₽66.

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Cheap meal
$10.66
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
$124.28
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
$0.51
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Cappuccino
$2.53

Where to Eat in Sochi

Lighthouse on Morskoy Pereulok offers interesting Uzbek dishes from ₽500, while Sinee More on Chernomorskaya Street is renowned as the finest restaurant in the city, with Mediterranean food from ₽2,500.

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