About Sights – Kemal Turmanidze’s Ethnographic Museum “Borjgalo”
The Kemal Turmanidze Ethnographic Museum “Borjgalo” celebrates the work of Kemal Turmanidze – a master woodcarver. The museum contains several hundred examples of his work, together with exhibits of Georgian cultural heritage.
Turmanidze is from the village of Namonastrevi in the Keda district of Ajara. From childhood he liked painting and making toys. He became interested in wood-working and is now an acclaimed master woodcarver. His museum attracts visitors from within Georgia and from overseas.
Some of Turmanidze’s works are displayed at the Ajara State Museum and his best works have been internationally exhibited.
How to get there? The museum is located in Kakhaberi settlement, Mikheil Sharashidze str N14 in Batumi.
All photos courtesy of the Kemal Turmanidze Ethnographic Museum “Borjgalo”.
Georgia About recommends a visit to the Kemal Turmanidze Ethnographic Museum “Borjgalo”
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