Abandoned Abkhazia: Former Medical Centre in Sukhumi

Abandoned Abkhazia: Former Medical Centre in Sukhumi

In the summer of 2018, we visited the little-known de facto sovereign state of Abkhazia. While exploring the capital city, Sukhumi, we stumbled across this building. It appeared to be an abandoned medical centre (I’ll call it that as such). I can find zero information...
Off-the-Beaten-Path Places to Visit in Abkhazia: Bzypta

Off-the-Beaten-Path Places to Visit in Abkhazia: Bzypta

Soviet bus stops and abandoned places in Northern Abkhazia We were travelling by marshrutka (fixed route minivan) between Sukhumi, the capital of the breakaway republic of Abkhazia, and the Black Sea resort town of Gagra. Just before the junction for Pitsunda, another...
What to do in Yerevan (with a map of locations)

What to do in Yerevan (with a map of locations)

Welcome to our take on what to see in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. We’ve visited Yerevan quite a few times now and have always enjoyed our time there. Our suggestions of what to do in Yerevan include not only the city’s most recognisable sights but also some that...
Cinema Rossiya

Cinema Rossiya

Cinema Rossiya Location: Vinnytsia (Vinnytsya), Ukraine Completed: 1960s Architect: Not known  Alternative name: Cinema Russia  Genre: Modernist, Soviet architecture, former USSR VIEW ALL ARCHITECTONIC POSTS Did you know?… We also have an Instagram account and...
Expocenter of Ukraine (Pavillon 13)

Expocenter of Ukraine (Pavillon 13)

Expocenter of Ukraine (Pavillon 13) Location: Kiev, Ukraine Completed: 1967 Architect: Not known Alternative name: Coal Industry Pavilion Genre: Modernist, Soviet architecture, former USSR VIEW ALL ARCHITECTONIC POSTS Did you know?… We also have an Instagram...

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