(31 August - 12 September)
However bizarre this may sound, in 2017 you can actually check into the room previously occupied by the man himself. Its chief occupant being long gone, holidaymakers are able to rent the rooms of Stalin’s Sochi dacha.
Stalin’s residence is a bright green complex located on a hill right above Sochi’s Zelenaya Rocha (Green Grove) sanatorium. The environment is quite spartan: Small rooms stuffed with old Soviet furniture and dim lighting may not be what the modern traveler is used to, but at least it’s authentic.