A concert of organ music
As we mentioned, one of the entertainment in Pitsunda is visiting the concert of organ music held within the Pitsunda Church on the territory of the architectural landmarks of the Great Pitiunt. It is believed that the temple has unique acoustic properties, and therefore, in Soviet times, in 1975, there was installed on the German company Alexander Schuke. Of course, no show during the concerts, you will not see, because everything goes in the best tradition of the Soviet initiative and very lengthy, but, whatever it was, if you will rest in Pitsunda, this concert is worth a visit. Read more about the concert here...
🕐 Working time: the concert will be held at 17:00 and 20:00 during the low tourist season only at 17:00
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: tickets for a concert of organ music can be purchased at a separate cashier near the entrance to the Great Pitiunt, cost 600 rubles adults, 200 rubles for children aged 6-11 years. Children under the age of 6 years are not allowed.
🚶 How to get: concerts are held in Pitsunda temple, which is located in the architectural reserve "Great Pitiunt", which, in turn, is located in the centre of Pitsunda (the temple on the map).
Dolphinarium in Pitsunda
Dolphinarium in Pitsunda opened in 2016 and is the first and only Dolphinarium in Abkhazia. The program it is in Sochi, as provided by two dolphins and sea lions involved in the show. The Dolphinarium under the open sky shows are held only in the summer. In addition to show you can get unforgettable impressions from Dolphin therapy (swimming with dolphins in the pool). Read more about Dolphinarium here...
🕐 Working time: open from April to the end of the season every day except Monday. Performances start at 11:00, 16:00 and 19:00. Time perceptions can vary, it is best to check by phone +7 940 990 11 90 or on the site of the Dolphinarium
💵 Entrance fee / cost of tickets: 700 roubles, children to 3 years free
🚶 How to get: the Dolphinarium is located on the Central beach of Pitsunda, street Gitsba, 5 (Dolphinarium on the map)
Gagripsh restaurant is not just a restaurant with best interior and exterior, perhaps, in all of Abkhazia, but also a historical place. The restaurant was established here in 1902, and its not built, and gathered, since it was imported unassembled from Holland. It was purchased in Paris at the exhibition of the Prince of Oldenburg, who is considered the founder of the resort. Before the revolution broke in Nicholas II, and later Stalin, Maxim Gorky, Bunin, and other historical figures. Managed the restaurant appears in the movie, in particular there was filmed the Soviet film "Winter evening in Gagra."
Today, the interior and the exterior of the building has not changed, the restaurant is still in force. It is one of the most expensive in Abkhazia, and almost every tourist considers it a duty to at least look at him. Go there and eat at the restaurant, decide after studying the menu and prices. Is only objectively say that the prices are really very high and the food quality is not much different from other eating. Read more about the restaurant here...
🕐 Working time: 11:00 – 00:00
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: admission is free, eat first, second, and drinks will cost from 1,000 rubles
🚶 How to get there: the restaurant is situated in the area of Old Gagra (the restaurant on the map)
Water Park Of Gagra
This is the only water Park in Abkhazia, and perhaps the most popular activity for kids and the whole family in the country and the mouth in particular. Water Park open type. There are slides of different types: for the youngest children, older and adults, a total of 9 slides. There are 7 swimming pools with loungers and umbrellas, a café with a few inflated prices.
Do not expect a large variety of rides and entertainment, all the same, even in comparison with the Russian aquaparks he is humble. But given that this is almost the only worthwhile entertainment for the whole family in the whole of Abkhazia, its worth a visit.
🕐 Working time: open only in summer from 1 June to September, from 10:00 to 19:00
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: tickets only for the whole day, the hourly wage is not. Price varies depending on the month and demand, on average, adults – 1000 rubles, children 4-10 years – 800 roubles, under 4 free. Ticket single, go out and come back on it
🚶 How to get there: the Park is located in the centre of Gagra near the waterfront, street Abasgia, D. 57/1 (water Park on the map). Phone: +7 (840) 234-47-42. The hotel "Abkhazia" on the street Abasgia. With other resorts in the Park can also be reached by Shuttle bus cost from 50 rubles, but have to go out on the street Demerjian near the former shopping center Continent, and go to the waterfront for 15-20 minutes.
The Park stretches for about a kilometer along the beach to the Old Loon. Was founded in 1902 for the decoration of the resort at the initiative of the Prince of Oldenburg. To fill a variety of amazing plants from around the world were brought all sorts of exotic species. Unfortunately, during the years of the independence of Abkhazia Park fell into disrepair, and today it is neglected and dilapidated condition. On the territory there is a Playground with a very simple old rides, tennis court, rope Park, mini zoo (small zoo), and of course several cafes. Read more about the Park here...
🕐 Working time: the Park is open around the clock, but you should visit it in the daytime. With the advent of the dark lighting here, the Park becomes desolate and spooky place
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: free
🚶 How to get there: Central Park stretches along almost the entire area of old Gagra (Park map). New Gagra is accessible by taxi cost 25 rubles, they do stop right outside the colonnade. A taxi ride will cost from 150 rubles.
Hot spring in the village of Kyndyg
Hot spring in the village of Kyndyg is the most famous healing thermal springs of Abkhazia. Hot-chloride, calcium-sodium water with a temperature of over 100 degrees and a strong smell of hydrogen sulphide (smell of rotten eggs) breaks the surface and then distributed through a system of pipes for the pools, gradually cooling down in them. Also the water falls from a height of about 10 meters with several powerful jets, standing under which it is possible to therapeutic massage water. In addition to hot water, here on the surface there is mud, which can also be used in Wellness treatments. It is believed that in order to improve you must visit the springs at least 10 times.
With regard to the arrangement of the hot springs, everything is done at the most basic level: no service, simple wooden benches, stone pools filled up with gravel paths, wooden boxes for things. Read more about hot springs Kyndyg here...
🕐 Operation time: from 06:00 to 22:00
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: 150 rubles (without time limit); the use of the storage locker 50 rubles; Parking 50 rubles
🚶 How to get: Kandisky source is located on the outskirts of the village of Kyndyg 35 kilometers from Sukhumi (hot spring on the map). From the village of Kyndyg and can be reached on foot. From Sukhum and other resorts are best reached by private transport, but it is possible to travel by minibus departing from Sukhumi from the point of departure for the Sukhumi Central market.
New hot spring Kyndyg
Near the village of Kyndyg, right next to the main road, is another set of hot springs. This new place, although has exactly the same as the most famous source on the outskirts of the village. Here hot healing water from the ground is distributed through a system of pipes for the pools, gradually cooling down in them. Several pools, with different temperatures, you can choose the most pleasing. Also the water falls from a height of about 10 meters with several powerful jets, standing under which it is possible to therapeutic massage water. In addition to hot water, here on the surface there is mud, which can also be used in Wellness treatments. It is believed that in order to improve you must visit the springs at least 10 times, so some travelers intentionally stay in the village of Kyndyg to have access to sources. But don't forget to take treatments is recommended once a day and no more than 20-30 minutes. Read more about the new hot springs Kyndyg here...
🕐 Operation time: from 06:00 to 22:00
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: 150 rubles (without time limit); the use of the storage locker 50 rubles
🚶 How to get: Kandisky the source is near the village of Kyndyg near the main road Anguishe highway 35 kilometers from Sukhumi (the source of the map). From Sukhum and other resorts are best reached by private transport, but it is possible to travel by minibus departing from Sukhumi from the point of departure for the Sukhumi Central market.
Hydrogen sulfide sources "Square" in seaside
Often, these sources are also called or Gudauta new Athos, when in fact they are in the seaside village somewhere in the middle between them. Like other hot springs, a source of hydrogen sulphide in the seaside combines the healing effect of underground springs, rich in minerals and hydrogen sulfide mud. There is also a mineral water, a massage, café.
Take a dip in the sources in one of two pools or in showers. After bathing it is proposed to put blue clay, which is more a cosmetic effect than therapeutic. Read more about hot springs in the seaside here...
🕐 Operation time: from 06:00 to 22:00
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: adults - 200 rubles, children – 100 rubles. The use of the storage locker - 20 rubles; Parking is 50 rubles a massage from 400 rubles per 15 minutes up to 2000 for 1 hour.
🚶 How to get there: the springs are in the village of Primorsk (it is the same Square) 15 kilometers from the centre of Gudauta and 30 kilometers from Sukhumi (the source of the map). You can only get here by private transport or taxi. Also from Gudauta and New Athos excursions to sources from 500 rubles.