"Sukhumi" Abkhazia [provisional] by Kuznetsov_Sergey

Abkhazia [provisional] Travel Guide: 18 reviews and 53 photos

City Sukhumi, with Abkhazian "Akua" - is the capital of Abkhazia, a world famous resort and one of the most popular tourist cities of the former USSR. Sukhumi is located in the central zone of damp subtropics of the Black Sea coast of Caucasus, on the coast of an extensive bay. At the bottom of the Sukhumi bay ruins of the ancient city of Dioskuriady are hidden. The city was established in V century before Cristmas.

Sukhumi differs a uniform, damp, warm climate. Average summer temperature +23, autumn +17,5, winter +7,5, spring +14,4. Even in the winter when at northern coast of Black sea the snow lays, the sun shines in Sukhumi, acacias and mimosas are blossoming. Duration of a season of bathing in the Sukhumi bay is 7 - 8 months.

  • Last visit to Abkhazia [provisional]: Aug 1982
  • Intro Updated Feb 27, 2006
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  • FruitLover's Profile Photo
    Apr 1, 2010 at 12:10 PM

    Misleading image in media.

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Jan 15, 2009 at 8:29 PM

    Your intro photos of Abkazia look like California ! Too bad that, the time being, this is not a a place easy to visit but let's hope that will improve.

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Aug 15, 2008 at 10:52 PM

    I have never been there, only heard good response. Good memories...

  • LoriPori's Profile Photo
    Jul 28, 2008 at 4:58 AM

    Interesting little page on Abkhazia.

  • TheWanderingCamel's Profile Photo
    Apr 13, 2008 at 9:25 AM

    Now I know why Georgia was the playground of the top brass in Soviet times. What an amazing place. leyle

  • jorgejuansanchez's Profile Photo
    Sep 6, 2007 at 2:28 AM

    Good info about Abkhazia, Sergei. I am in Moscow and plan to visit Abkhazia cheres 2 weeks. I will go to Psou and then by foot. I have double russian visa. Do you think they will let me go in? Spasibo. Xopxe

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Jul 24, 2007 at 1:26 PM

    Looks nice, but why is it called Abkhazia [provisional]? What's so "provisional" about it?

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Mar 29, 2007 at 5:27 PM

    Amazing places that one can find if you look hard enough!! I never dreamed there was a sub-tropical zone like this on the Black Sea! Very interesting tips here.

  • Mar 1, 2007 at 10:55 PM

    i see you are a friend of ingrid's, so i thought id pop by and say hi. also learnt something new today, have learnt of a place called abkhazia! haha. nice page!

  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    Nov 11, 2006 at 1:52 AM

    The Abkhazia coast region looks very beautiful and a great destination for your holiday! Hope the situation there wil be better soon!

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