Bzypta Railway Station

Location: Bzypta, Abkhazia

Completed: 1950s

Architect: Not known 

Genre: Stalinist Empire style, Soviet architecture, former USSR

Prior to the ethnic-related conflict with Georgia (August 1992-September 1993), Abkhazia was the darling of the ‘Soviet Riviera’ and a popular spot for holidaymakers from all over the USSR. To accommodate the influx of tourists quite a few railway stations, like this one in Bzypta, were constructed along the Black Sea coast. The stations were designed in the style of Stalinist architecture and are now mostly abandoned as a consequence of the war.

Bzypta Railway Station in Bzypta, Abkhazia | Stalinist Empire style | Soviet architecture | former USSR

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