Central Sochi DistrictThe heart of the city and most populated area. Many of the city’s trendiest places are here. During the summer season, the city center is usually overcrowded, thus the probability of the pickpocketing is high.
Khosta DistrictThis district has some major attractions like Akhun Mountain. As the rest of the Sochi this district is safe enough, but don’t lose your vigilance and pay attention to your belongings.
Adler districtThe Sochi’s important transport hub. It includes Sochi International Airport. SafeAround recommends you keep an eye on your belongings all the time and don’t let strangers help you with the luggage. Sochi safety index is 65.7%, is ranked 52nd out of 162 on the ranking of the safest and most dangerous countries. It’s one of the safest cities in Russia.
Warnings & Dangers
OVERALL RISK : LOW
Sochi safety index is 65.7%, is ranked 52nd out of 162 on the ranking of the safest and most dangerous countries. It’s one of the safest cities in Russia.
PICKPOCKETS RISK : LOW
As a popular tourist destination, there is medium pickpocket risk. Simple precautions will minimize your chances of being pickpocketed. Be careful around “Rynok” (Market) bus station in the city center, especially while getting on a bus.
MUGGING RISK : LOW
Sochi is safe concerning mugging and kidnapping risks.
SCAMS RISK : LOW
As in any touristic city, there may be people trying to scam you. So, we recommend avoiding participation in a different gambling street games, which are common in the whole Russia.
TRANSPORT & TAXIS RISK : LOW
There might be some risk while taking public transport in Sochi, especially in the buses called “Marshrutka”. If you are supposed to take a taxi, we recommend you to use taxi applications like Uber or Yandex Taxi.
NATURAL DISASTERS RISK : LOW
There are no natural hazards in Sochi.
TERRORISM RISK : MEDIUM
Saint Petersburg has been recently targeted by terrorist attacks, so the possibility of the attack exists all over the Russia, including Sochi.
WOMEN TRAVELERS RISK : MEDIUM
Sochi is generally very safe for women travelers.