About Sights – Romanov Palace in Likani

The Romanov Palace (also known as Likani Palace) was designed by Leopold Bilfeldt as a summer mansion for Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia. Built by the famous architect Leonti Nikolajewitsch Benois (Leon Benoise) between the years of 1892-95, the palace is situated on the bank of the Mtkvari River in Likani (Georgian: ლიკანი) in Samtskhe-Javakheti region.

Romanov Palace in Likani

Romanov Palace in Likani

In Soviet times, the palace was used by high-ranking officials, including the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin.

Romanov Palace

Romanov Palace

The palace has a European styled interior.

A wood panelled room in the Romanov Palace

A wood paneled room in the Romanov Palace

An ornate fireplace at the Romanov Palace

An ornate fireplace at the Romanov Palace

A fireplace in the Romanov Palace

A fireplace in the Romanov Palace

Billiard room in the Romanov Palace

Billiard room in the Romanov Palace

An ornate chandelier in the Romanov Palace

An ornate chandelier in the Romanov Palace

In 2004, the palace became the residence of the President of Georgia and is not currently open to the public.

The Romanov Palace at Likani

The Romanov Palace at Likani

All photos courtesy of Borjomi Municipality.

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