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Ferris Wheel Appeared on Sochi Mountain
23.05.2012 14:48
Ferris Wheel Appeared on Sochi Mountain
The only Russian Ferris wheel built on the mountain

The new attraction – Ferris wheel – was opened at the highest point of Sochi. It is installed on a slope of the 662-meter Mount Akhun, rising 7.5 meters above it.

      Tourists, visiting the city will be able to enjoy the beautiful view of the resort.

      The attraction is 38 meters in diameter and consists of 20 cabins with a total capacity of 120 people. The wheel required 10 minutes to complete 1 full rotation.

      Sochi is the most popular resort in southern Russia. Almost 3.8 million people had rest in Sochi last year, making its contribution to the development of the region's tourism industry.

      Source: travel.ru. Image courtesy: www.abkhaziya.org.


Author: Natalia Semicheva

Tags: Russian tourism Sochi Russian resorts   

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