Abkhazia's Abandoned Buildings

Abkhazia features a lot of abandoned buildings exposing the past glamour of better times

12 May 2020

The history and current situation of Abkhazia is complicated. Exploring the country reveals the past splendor of being a Soviet holiday destination with direct train links to Moscow.

Abandoned railway station in Sukhumi

Next to beautifully art-deco styled abandoned railway buildings, many newer concrete-style buildings bear the scars from recent wars.

Inside the Novy Afon railway building

Abkhazia has a mild climate. Despite some abandoned infrastructure, there is still plenty to see.

Abandoned railway building

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