Sochi is the largest year-old (!) Resort in Russia. Located in Krasnodar Krai
near the border with Georgia (Abkhazia). From the north-west of the city is
surrounded by mountains Caucasus. The metropolitan area extends to the
shores of the Black Sea, along the road leading from Dżubga to Sukhumi, the
length of 147 km, making it the second longest city in the world!
Summer Theatre of Sochi
Summer Theatre of Sochi
In Sochi have villas many Russian celebrities.
In the Russian resort of Sochi on the Black Sea comes to an end build a massive sports
complex. The town, which until recently, cluster sanatoriums,
will be hosting the Winter Olympics in 2014. Sochi 2014 is not only sports, but large-
scale investments in roads, railways and airport.
Russia issued a Winter Olympics for the organization of an astronomical sum of direct $
50 billion. It's absolutely the most expensive games in the history of Olympic sport.
This amount is 5 times bigger than originally planned. Compared to the last
of such events are spending 10 billion higher than the cost of the Beijing Olympics
in 2008 and more than 3 times higher than the budget of the Olympic Games in London
in 2012. According to Russian opposition, for the extravagance hide corruption and theft
on an incredible scale.
In the city of Sochi will be held competitions in the disciplines of "ice",
here was built as the main objects of the Olympic stadium and the media center.
Olympic Park in Sochi
Built from scratch sports
facilities in Sochi are
within the great circle
around the square
which will be held
ceremonies to reward the
The circle (literally) Olympic Park is located:
- Grand Palace Ice [Bolshoy Ice Dome]
- Small Palace Ice / Oddball Arena [Shayba Arena]
- Skating Center Arena Adler [Adler Arena Skating Center]
- Palace Skating Iceberg [Iceberg Skating Palace]
- Center Ice Cube curling [Ice Cube Curling Center]
- Olympic Stadium Fiszt [Fisht Olympic Stadium]
In the vicinity of the circle was located:
- Olympic Village
- International Broadcasting Centre and the main press-room
Fiszt Olympic Stadium, Sochi 2014
Stadium name comes from one of the most famous in Russia's Caucasus
Mountains Fiszt. Here you will be opening and closing ceremonies of the Games.
Grand Palace of Ice, Sochi 2014
The name reflects the size and importance of the building. It will accommodate
It will be held here ice hockey matches. The dome covering the rink looks like a
giant frozen water drop. The area of the dome is shiny and silver for the day, while
at night it is a huge screen ledowym, which may display any images.
Small Palace Ice / Oddball Arena, Sochi 2014
"Oddball" in Russian means hockey puck. So the name immediately reveals the
function of the object and the Russian character of the Games in Sochi. From the
outside the ice arena can be associated with snow whirlwind. Here and in the
Grand Palace to host the Olympic ice hockey tournament. Objects are located
within 300 meters. After the Olympic building is to be dismantled and transported
to another city in Russia.
Skating Center Arena Adler, Sochi 2014
This facility will be speed skating competitions. The walls of the hall are glazed ice rink,
making viewers have a view outside.
Iceberg Skating Palace, Sochi 2014
Facility designed for competitions in figure skating and speed skating short
distance [short track].
Ice Cube Curling Center, Sochi 2014
It is the smallest of the construction of sports facilities in Sochi. After a winter
competition will be disassembled and transported to another city in Russia.
The new railway station, from where you can catch a fast train linking Sochi
with distant about 50 km of the village of Krasnaya Polyana in the Caucasus mountains,
where competition will be held "snow".
New roads, viaducts and tunnels on the route queue.
Krasnaya Polyana, Russia is the largest ski resort,
called "Russian Switzerland".
For several years he built here modern hotels, restaurants, lifts, trails
and snow parks - all at lightning speed in time for the Olympics. Currently, we are here
21 ski lifts and a total of 72 km of slopes.