Iceberg Skating Palace is a dazzling sports venue situated in the mesmerizing city of Sochi in Russia. The arena has been designed to host sporting events like figure skating, speed skating and ice skating. The venue was established in 2012 and has been a witness to several 2014 Winter Olympics events. Most of the prominent structural elements of this architectural marvel were constructed with the help of steel.
Housed in a former school building with neoclassical architecture, the Muzei Istorii Goroda-Kurorta Sochi is a culturally important institution with thousands of items on display. Among the exhibits are documents and important artifacts related to the city's history, including photographs and archeological objects. You will learn about the ancient history of the area, the foundation of Sochi in the 19th century, the Civil and Great Patriotic Wars, and Sochi's past as the resort capital of the Soviet Union. The museum organizes excursions for schoolchildren, dedicated to topics such as "Astronauts in Sochi," "The Black Sea and Its Inhabitants," "Nature of the Western Caucasus," and "The Archaeological Sites of the Sochi region."
What happens when the visitor becomes a part of the show? You get a sizzling experience. That’s what you will experience when you are at The Electrical Museum of Nikola Tesla in Sochi. The museum has interactive exhibits and giant coils of Tesla and it is a fun, entertaining and educational experience for young and old to be enjoyed with a group.
This museum is housed in a former Communist Party City Committee building. Established in 1971, the institution boasts a collection of around 5,000 objects that illustrate the evolution of art and culture in Russia. Permanent exhibitions are dedicated to Russian and Soviet art of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, Russian crafts, and the 2014 Sochi Olympics (the latter features plans and maquettes). The painting collection includes works by beloved masters such as Ivan Shishkin and Ivan Aivazovsky.
The Fisht Olympic Stadium is one of the largest stadiums in the Sochi Olympic Park and has a seating capacity of 40,000 spectators. Constructed for the 2014 Sochi Olympics, the sprawling stadium has played host to a bevy of matches and also functions as a training ground for the Russian national team. It has a futuristic and unique design and offers amazing views of the Krasnaya Polyana mountains and the Black sea which can be glimpsed from its upper decks. The stadium is featured on a 100 rubles bank note as well.
Russians love football with a feverish passion, so if you like the sport, there are a lot of places in the country where you can see it. If you are attending a football match in Sochi, chances are that it will take place at the Central Stadium. The stadium, named after famous Soviet football player Slava Metreveli, is located in the Khosta District, close to the sea. The stadium has two soccer fields and boasts a capacity of over 10,000 people.
Bolshoy Ice Dome is an unique indoor arena situated at the fringes of the exotic city of Sochi. The venue shot to fame when it hosted the popular 2014 Winter Olympics' ice hockey event. An architectural gem, this sports venue was designed to look like an iced water droplet. The arena looks spectacular at night with the sightly LED lights adorning the exteriors of the roof. It was established in 2012, and is the home ground for HC Sochi, a well-known Russian ice hockey club.