(Arboretum, Botanical Gardens)
Sochi Dendrarium is the largest Russian subtropical park. It was
founded in 1892 and features over 2,000 species of plants brought from
different climatic zones of the world, from every continent.
There are strawberry trees, iron trees, soap trees, tulip trees,
eucalyptuses, palm trees, sago trees, cypresses, bamboos, and other
In the bottom part of the park there is a fish aquarium representing a
number of typical species of the Black Sea fauna.
The upper part of the park is populated with peacocks and ostriches.
French cast-iron vases and Italian sculptures give the park the most
sophisticated romantic image.