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A synagogue in Abkhazia was built in the first decade of the 20th century. As of 2009, there were about 150 Jews in Abkhazia, nearly all of them Ashkenazi. The majority of them were elderly, with the average age being 72. The community maintains a synagogue in Sukhumi. The material which was used for the construction of the synagogue, both the interior and the exterior are decorated with paintings.
You are very welcome to join us for an intriguing tour in search of the lost of Jewish heritage in Romania, Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova. There are many places you will visit such as synagogues, memorials, schools, Jewish history museums, theaters and cemeteries. We start in Sochi, a famous resort city on the Black Sea coast, with its humid subtropical climate, once called the Russian Riviera. Next let’s learn about the old civilization of the Abkhaz, that live nowadays in the Republic of Abkhazia, once called Florida of the Soviet Union, which separated from Georgia after the war from 92’93. Only Russia, Venezuela, Nauru and Nicaragua recognize its independence. Finally we get to the Crimean Peninsula, famous for breathtaking landscapes and rich history, after driving on the famous bridge over ...
Amra is a great place to get authentic georgian food and enjoy it a very nice ambiance. The food is high-quality and always made fresh, and the service is excellent.
Tavern Hait was opened in a historical place - in the building of the tobacco company "Laferm". More than a century ago, tobacco warehouses and offices of the company were located here, tobacco from which was completely exported by the tobacco factories of the Russian Empire. Historical sources also confirm the fact that in the same building at the turn of the XIX-XX centuries there was a regional branch of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Ministry of Agriculture and State Property of the Russian Empire. The facade of this building is still adorned with the symbol of the CCI - Caduceus (the rod of the mythical god of trade, Mercury). Tavern Hait is one of the only fish restaurants in Abkhazia. Here you can taste the Black Sea flounder, the famous Abkhaz red mullet, various dishes with seafood. Hait impresses with its stylish serving of dishes, especially the national Caucasian cuisine. The interior of the restaurant is designed in the "loft" style. When developing the design of the hall, Hait kept the interior in its original form, emphasizing the details in order to convey the unique atmosphere and spirit of industrial Sukhum of the XIX-XX centuries. The tavern itself was given the name of the Abkhaz good spirit of the sea - Hait. You can familiarize yourself with the legend about him within the walls of the restaurant.
AMRA PARK-HOTEL & SPA - is located on the Black Sea coast in the foothills of the Caucasian ridge. The modern hotel and restaurant complex is located 22 km from the border of the Republic of Abkhazia with the Russian Federation, in the old and famous part of the city of Gagra. One of the most beautiful cities in Abkhazia, the fabulous Gagra, beckons and attracts travelers. And it is suitable both for families with children and for active youth recreation. The Gagra resort is considered the most popular tourist city in Abkhazia, where it is best to contemplate the sunsets ... The history of Gagra has more than two thousand years: the city was founded by the ancient Greeks. Since then, he has been under the rule of the Genoese, Turks, Russians. The Russian prince A. Oldenburgsky purposefully began to turn Gagra into a high-level resort, and this happened at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. The history of the hotel and restaurant complex AMRA PARK HOTEL & SPA has a great history. The former sanatorium of the Central Committee of the CPSU named after the 17th Party Congress, is located on the seashore, in its own arboretum with rare and exotic plant species such as cypresses, oleanders, palms. The respectable classical architecture of the hotel and restaurant complex AMRA PARK HOTEL & SPA resembles the departmental health resorts of Sochi and Crimea. The main attractions of Old Gagra are located in the immediate vicinity of the sanatorium: the II century temple on the territory of the Gagra fortress, the old park founded by the Prince of Oldenburg, the famous Gagra colonnade, as well as the popular Gagripsh restaurant. In Soviet times, employees of the CPSU Central Committee, celebrities, cosmonauts, actors, football players, were indulged in rest and treatment here. In 2018, the famous sanatorium of the Central Committee of the CPSU named after the 17th Party Congress "Amra" appeared before the guests in a new image of a modern multifunctional hotel and restaurant SPA complex with treatment. A closed, protected area in a picturesque arboretum, which includes a large number of exotic plants, will not leave indifferent any guest. The architecture of the complex, its interior and a picturesque park area are designed in a respectable classical style, and the cozy atmosphere is conducive to a calm, relaxing rest. The complex combines two residential buildings. The main building is represented by 98 comfortable rooms. The second building has 57 comfortable rooms.
The hotel is located in the center of Sukhum, the capital of Abkhazia, just a few minutes walk from the sea and is a seven-story building with an elevator. The highlight of the hotel is its designer interior, decorated in a colorful oriental style, where each floor corresponds to its own country - Egypt, Turkey, China, and India. The architecture of the building itself, in which elements of the East can be traced, is remarkable for its special charm. The boutique hotel is perfect for youth holidays and business trips, as well as for active family holidays, as well as for those people who value style and a high level of service and comfort.
SPA-hotel Karakas is a wonderful place in Sukhum for family rest, where the most comfortable conditions for recovery and full immersion in the special originality of Abkhazia have been created. Karakas is a club-type SPA hotel with a completely closed guarded territory with a courtyard, parking and recreation area. Located in one of the districts of Old Sukhum, 300 meters from the sea. To accommodate guests are offered 24 comfortable rooms, 4 of them are junior suites, made in different design styles, and one suite is a luxury suite. All rooms meet European standards, are comfortable and clean. Each room has everything you need for your relaxation in a comfortable environment, including air conditioning, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi.