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Sochi Art Museum

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Address: Kurortny Ave., 51, Sochi 354000, Russia
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Better than you might expect

I read a few reviews on Tripadvisor and expected to see something average. In fact the museum exceeded my expectations. Well, yes, this is not a Louvre or Hermitage Museum. But we... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 31, 2015
Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building is gorgeous and the collection often delightful. There were at least a dozen paintings that were remarkable. The collection spans several centuries and provides a good look at Russian life during that time. I will visit many times.

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Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2015

I read a few reviews on Tripadvisor and expected to see something average. In fact the museum exceeded my expectations. Well, yes, this is not a Louvre or Hermitage Museum. But we had great time wandering through exhibitions, enjoying paintings of various artists and styles. Several paintings took my attention for quite long literally plunging into the depicted scene. There... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2014

Don't miss the outdoor sculpture, just to the left of the main entrance doors, depicting the legendary Golden Fleece. Sochi claims to be the site of ancient Colchis where King Aeëtes hung the Golden Fleece until it was seized by Jason and the Argonauts. An excellent, free photo opportunity for any Classics fans. Colchis was also the land where the... More 

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Alton, Illinois, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2013

There are some interesting technology-based displays in one of the wings -- some related to the upcoming olympics. I thought the museum was, in general, an average museum - nothing special.

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