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The city was founded in ancient times, at the time when the savage and warlike tribes of the barbarians lived on the shores of the Black Sea. This is substantiated by the numerous findings of archaeologists: stone weapons and household items found on the fields of former state farms. In ancient times on this territory there lived tribes engaged in farming and fishing. Also, at the coast of the sea were found flat containers similar to pans, in which settlers evaporated sea water and received salt.
With food in Adler there will be no problems; cafeterias, restaurants and cafes are met here at every step. In summer, most inns and hotels offer comprehensive lunches, dinners and … Open
At the beginning of the 6th century AD, 1300 years ago, the first Greek colonies were formed on the coast. One of the books, dating back to the beginning of the last century, which describes in more detail the Black Sea coast of the Caucasus, was written by a traveler-geographer, the legendary Swiss Dubois de Montpar. In this book the first name of the city in the local language is Ardlar.
During the Caucasian wars among the Russian officers were Germans. In addition, numerous Russian officers perfectly knew the German language. It was quite difficult for them to pronounce the name Ardlar, in comparison to pronouncing the German word "Ardler", which in translation meant "Eagle". One of the main features of the city was a specific climate. Due to the increased level of moisture and frequent torrential rains, numerous marshes were actively spreading malaria. Until the middle of the XIX century, this disease was a real disaster for all residents and it scared off all visitors. Hardly, not every local experienced the severe debilitating illness. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Speaking about the peculiarities of the popular Black Sea resort, it is worth noting the Caucasian cordiality inherent in Adler. A significant part of the indigenous people came from the … Open
Due to the high mortality among the people, the city's territory was called the "Valley of Death". Activities in the active fight against malaria were led by a doctor Sergei Yuryevich Sokolov. Only in 1856 came the official announcement that the swamp fever was completely over. In 1979, Adler received the status of a biosphere city, as a site of virgin nature with a unique animal world and diverse vegetation. In 1999 the city was included in the general list of World Natural Heritage sites of UNESCO.
Over the past few decades, Adler has built many new comfortable sanatoriums, hotels and health resorts, which will satisfy the demands of even the most sophisticated tourists. The main advantage of the location of the sanatoriums and hotels of Adler is that most of them are located on the first or second coastline. Adler is an island of goodwill and tranquility. Combined with beautiful nature and subtropical climate, it will surpass the expectations of the most demanding tourists.
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♥   National Park 'Sochinsky' , 21.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Adler from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Miussera Temple

From the series “ Survived artifacts of early Christian civilization”
Over the past century, these places were completely at a mercy of natural forces. The ancient temple is surrounded by impenetrable forests, and some trees and bushes sprouted right through its foundation. At the same time, the solemnity and grandeur of this place weren't lost. Today the ancient temple is an obvious part of the tour route along the reserve. The ancient temple is sure to appeal to those who like to visit the most secret corners of the planet, as well as those who wish to make spectacular photos in the surreal style. Ivy-covered walls of the temple look just incredible. … Read further

Tsandripshsky Temple

From the series “ Survived artifacts of early Christian civilization”
Hollow clay vessels were found in some walls; they allow to improve the acoustics. Over the years, the ancient temple was reconstructed several times. The first major reconstruction took place at the turn of the 15th-16th centuries. At this time Tsandripshsky temple was rebuilt into a fortress. Researchers found the remains of a fortress foundation close to the shrine. Despite the fact that the ancient temple is not active, since recently, preachings are regularly held there. They take place almost every week. … Read further
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