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.
In Soviet times, the palace was used by high-ranking officials, including the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin.
The palace has a European styled interior.
In 2004, the palace became the residence of the President of Georgia and is not currently open to the public.
All photos courtesy of Borjomi Municipality.