Many Pyatigorsk attractions revolve around larger-than-life writer, poet, painter, cavalry soldier, society beau and duellist Mikhail...
Spa Research Institute
The striking, classical-style Spa Research Institute, built in 1828 and rebuilt in 1955, was once Restoratsiya, the town’s first hotel...
There are various sites spread out along the base of Mt Mashuk, some of which require long walks or a taxi to reach On the south slope...
Art Café Nostalgia
On restaurant-lined pr Kirova, Nostalgia has a relaxing outdoor terrace where you can dine on pelmeni (Russian-style ravioli),...
Lonely Planet review
Here you can gorge on shashlyk and filling Balkarsky khichiny (Balkar-style stuffed flatbread) for under R80.