GREATER AKHUN MOUNTAIN
tower on the top of the Akhun mountain was built in 1936 by architect
S. Vorobieov. It is 663 meters high or above sea level and definitely
worth visiting. It presents a stylized image of original fortress
towers in the Caucasus.
There is an observation platform, from which you will enjoy a vast
panoramic view over the National park, the Greater Caucasian range, the
Sochi coast, and the sea. From the other side of the tower the
wonderful view on Adler and Central Sochi is very enjoyable too. There
are about 20 caves in its depths.
Akhun is also famous for the rich greenery (over 200 sorts of plants).
A well-known tower of 30 meters high welcomes tourists all year round.
A restaurant and several cafes located near the tower offer splendid