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Tourism in Abkhazia

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Tourism in Abkhazia

Tourism in Black Sea continue to attract Russian visitors aided in part by low prices for transport and accommodation, as well as the Soviet legacy of Abkhazia as a destination for tourists.


  • Background 1
  • Attractions 2
  • References 3
  • See also 4
  • External links 5


Botanical garden in Sukhum
New Athos Monastery
Ritsa lake

During the time of the

  • Abkhazia travel guide from Wikivoyage
  • Tourist site of Abkhazia Republic

External links

See also

  1. ^ a b c Chanadiri, Goga (August 22, 2003). "Abkhazia's beauty out of sight". Retrieved January 27, 2011. 
  2. ^ "U.S. critical about Nauru recognition of Abkhazia, S. Ossetia". RIA Novosti. December 17, 2009. Retrieved January 27, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Abkhazian leader concerned over poor tourism services". Vladivostok: RIA Novosti. September 19, 2010. Retrieved January 27, 2011. 
  4. ^ Gvaramia, Gocha (July 22, 2010). "Tourist season in Abkhazia: so who is lying?". Expert Club. Retrieved January 27, 2011. 
  5. ^ a b Weir, Fred (July 2, 2008). "Abkhazia's tourism fights to regain fabled legacy".  


Abkhazia lies on the coast of the Black Sea, and as such, much of its tourism appeal is derived from its coastal resort towns. A number of resort facilities exist in easy and cheap reach of Russian tourists, with Sukhumi and Gagra two of the most popular towns. Tourism is most prevalent in the region's north.[5]


Despite the risks involved, just under 300,000 tourists visit Abkhazia each year, mainly from Russia.[1][4] One of the attraction of visiting Abkhazia as opposed to other Black Sea coastal towns, such as [1]


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