Dendrarium or Arboretum is a beautiful park with a large collection of over 1800
species of tropical plants, trees and shrubs. An extensive
botanical collection of Sochi Arboretum includes species from 106 families, 310 genera
of plants. Among most noticeable are giant eucalyptus trees, palm
trees, Japanese cherry tree, yuccas, giant agave and many others.
Mild Mediterranean climate of Sochi allowed exotic plats to flourish
in the park and around the city. Most of these plants were brought
to Sochi by famous Russian scientists Sergey Nikolayevich Khudyakov.
Many plants were planted along Sochi streets. You can take a cable car to the top of
the mountain and walk down the stairs. Beautiful Sochi park is
dispersed by beautiful architectural buildings, terraces, stairs,
fountains and others. The territory of the park is divided into two
parts, the Upper Park and Lower Park dissected by Kurortny Avenue.