Main city of Ajara is Batumi. Night clubs, bars, beautiful gardens and amusement parks, tiny boutique shops and cafés mean that there’s always a good time to be had in Batumi. Batumi is proud of the longest seaside Boulevard in Europe. It surrounds the city along its sea border for 2 km and is at all times very crowded. This is the most popular place for both locals and visitors of the capital. The Seaside Park of Batumi is the heart of entertainments for the resort. It is like an eternal holiday there – music playing everywhere, cafes, bars, restaurants, clubs, sport centers, various attractions keeps working. Batumi is also rich in culture. In the heart of downtown Batumi located the Ilya Chavchavadze State Drama Theatre. The building itself represents an architectural treasure. Ilya Chavchavadze monument stands in front of the theatre. In the center of Batumi is located Area of the Argonauts (Europe square). There is a monument of Medea – princess of Colchis. She holds Golden Fleece in her arms. Square is surrounded by houses built in the 18th century. All the buildings on the square haveamazing illuminations in the evenings. The wonderful Cape Green is one of the most popular vacation spots both for visitors and local residents. It is 9 km to the northeast from Batumi. The name Cape Green originated thanks to its all-the-year-round green blanket. The Gonio Fortress in Ajara is one of the largest and best-preserved Roman forts anywhere in the world. It is the oldest fortress in Georgia located 2 km from Batumi in the village of Gonio.The fortress was constructed in the 1st – the 2nd centuries and functioned as a citadel of Roman and afterwards Byzantines Empire. Legend has it that it was here that Christ’s Apostle, Andrew the First-Called, became the first to preach the gospel in Colchis. The fortress is also the last resting place of St. Mathias, the apostle who replaced Judas Iscariot. According to ancient chronicles, he spent the last years of his life in Adjara and was buried within the walls of Gonio.

  • Batumi

    Batumi Batumi , a Black Sea resort and port city, is the capital of the Georgian republic of Adjara. Batumi is located in the southwest of […]

  • Sarpi

    Sarpi (Georgian: სარფი) is a border village on the coast of the Black Sea, on the border between Turkey and Georgia. It is inhabited by the Laz subgroup of Georgians. Sarpi is the main […]

  • Gonio

    Gonio fortress (Georgian: გონიოს ციხე, previously called Apsaros, or Apsaruntos), is a Roman fortification in Adjara, Georgia, on the Black Sea, 15 km south of Batumi, at the mouth of the Chorokhi river. The […]

  • mtsvane konckhi

    Mtsvane konckhi is situated in Batumi. Nowadays it is part of Batumi, but before joining it to Batumi, it was a village of Khelvachauri municipality. […]

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