Abandoned Resort for the Kremlin Elite in Georgian Switzerland

Abandoned Resort for the Kremlin Elite in Georgian Switzerland

In mountain region of Georgia you can see a monument reminding us of the Soviet past. Hidden behind the Caucasian mountain ridge, Shovi resort stays forgotten for already a few decades. Looking at the picturesque landscapes around you understand why it was called “Georgian Switzerland”, one of the best place to spend your vacation during USSR “Golden Age”.

Abandoned Resort for the Kremlin Elite in Georgian Switzerland

One of the abandoned hotels around.

Abandoned Resort for the Kremlin Elite in Georgian Switzerland

Abandoned local cinema.

Abandoned Resort for the Kremlin Elite in Georgian Switzerland

Abandoned Resort for the Kremlin Elite in Georgian Switzerland

This place was known for its rejuvinating mineral water. Even Joseph Stalin had a small cabin somewhere near as he was fan of local red wines.

Abandoned Resort for the Kremlin Elite in Georgian Switzerland

This resort was opened in 1926 just a few years after Soviet power was established. Communist party bosses from USSR and other Eastern countries spent their time here.

Abandoned Resort for the Kremlin Elite in Georgian Switzerland

After USSR collapse and numerous wars in this region most of the resorts were destroyed or just abandoned.

Abandoned Resort for the Kremlin Elite in Georgian Switzerland

However recently new stream of investemnts started arriving into this place.

Abandoned Resort for the Kremlin Elite in Georgian Switzerland

Abandoned Resort for the Kremlin Elite in Georgian Switzerland

Abandoned Resort for the Kremlin Elite in Georgian Switzerland

Abandoned Resort for the Kremlin Elite in Georgian Switzerland

Abandoned Resort for the Kremlin Elite in Georgian Switzerland

Abandoned Resort for the Kremlin Elite in Georgian Switzerland

Abandoned Resort for the Kremlin Elite in Georgian Switzerland

Abandoned Resort for the Kremlin Elite in Georgian Switzerland

Abandoned Resort for the Kremlin Elite in Georgian Switzerland

Abandoned Resort for the Kremlin Elite in Georgian Switzerland

 

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