Singing fountains

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Our photo project artistically depicts most striking and unusual views of Russia's south. We took these photos during our vacation tourism, the Black Sea resort tours and cruises.

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Sochi night view - Singing fountains with the lights and water show :: Russia-Photo.com

Sochi stretches along the Black Sea coast of Russia. This is fairly large city in Krasnodar region of Russia with a population of about 400 thousand people and it is a part of the "Greater Sochi resort", which includes many nearby villages. Sochi is often called the summer capital of Russia.

Singing fountains - one of the most colorful and vibrant attractions of the resort city of Sochi. Resort Avenue is especially popular for its sights. In this part of town is the Plane Alley, in whose territory the most famous fountains of the resort town - Singing Fountains. They were established in 1970 during the construction and arrangement of the shopping gallery. Singing fountains consist of a water-filled basin with plenty of water cascades and light equipment. By sounding music streams of water "sing and dance." Even in Soviet times were singing fountains pride of the city of Sochi. During the summer, there are going crowds to admire the singing fountains that appear in all its glory unity of music, light and water. Thanks to the beauty and convenient location in the city center, Singing fountains has long become a favorite place for meetings and visits Sochi residents and vacationers from all over Russia. Nearby are many other attractions: Riviera Park, Seaport, a monument to Peter and Fevronia, a monument to Michael the Archangel, and more.

The Black Sea is an inland sea of the Atlantic Ocean basin. Bosphorus connects it to the Marmara Sea, then through the Dardanelles (these passages are often called the Black Sea straits) to the Aegean and Mediterranean seas. Kerch Strait connects the Sea of Azov. From the north into the sea cuts deep the Crimean peninsula. On the surface of the Black Sea water passes the boundary between Europe and Asia Minor.

Riviera - one of the most beautiful parks in Sochi. Here come the guests and residents of the city to relax, breathe fresh, filled with the scent of flowers and pine needles air, listen to the birds singing or a concert, watch the game on the sports field.

Krasnodar region is in the south of the country. The Black Sea in the summer cools coast with breezes. In winter, on the contrary, it is warming, giving the accumulated heat of hot days. High Caucasus Mountains detain cold air currents coming from the north. The mild climate, abundant sunshine, warm sea, evergreen vegetation and picturesque countryside, clean air and fragrant dressed virgin forest mountains - all this has a beneficial effect on the human body and soul.

North Caucasus - a historical and cultural region of Russia. Includes northern slope of the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range and the Caucasus, (except for the eastern part, related to Azerbaijan), the western part of the southern slope to the river Psou (which forms the state border of Russia). This is the most populous region of the Russian Federation.

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Arkhipo-Osipovka aka Arhipka  Gelendzhik
Arkhipo-Osipovka aka Arhipka Gelendzhik
Sea Port of Sochi
Sea Port of Sochi
Sea Port of Sochi
Sea Port of Sochi
Roses of the Riviera Park  Sochi
Roses of the Riviera Park Sochi
The Winter Theatre  Sochi
The Winter Theatre Sochi

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