About Sights – Batumi Art and Music Center

Designed by the Georgian architect Lado Khmaladze, the Batumi Art and Music Center opened with a performance of the musical “Keto and Kote” on August 14 2011. How to get there? The Art and Music Center is located in the city of Batumi in Ajara on Georgia’s Black Sea coast. Address: Odissey Dimitriadi str. 1 Georgia About … Continue reading

About Sights – Batumi Botanical Garden

The Batumi Botanical Garden (Georgian: ბათუმის ბოტანიკური ბაღი) overlooks the Black Sea and is one the largest and richest botanical gardens in the world. Located 9km north of Batumi at Mtsvane Kontskhi (Green Cape) it contains thousands of beautiful species of plants. Created by the Russian botanist Andrey Nikolayevich Krasnov in the 1880s, the Garden officially opened on … Continue reading

About Sights – Batumi Archaeological Museum

Over 28,000 items from the Bronze Age through to Medieval times are stored at the Batumi Archaeological Museum (ბათუმის არქეოლოგიური მუზეუმი). Opened in 1994, the museum introduces visitors to the ancient history and culture of Georgia’s Ajara region. The museum’s principal collection consists of artifacts excavated at Pichvnari (Georgian: ფიჭვნარი) by the joint archaeological expedition of the Batumi Archaeological Museum and … Continue reading

About Sights – The Nobel Brothers Batumi Technological Museum

The Nobel Brothers Batumi Technological Museum is housed in the old “Batumi Office” of the Nobel brothers’ Branobel oil company, which was converted into a museum in 2007. The museum highlights the technological achievements introduced to Batumi at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries. In the early 1900s, the Nobel brothers … Continue reading

About Sights – Ferris Wheel on Batumi Boulevard

The Ferris wheel on Batumi Boulevard in Batumi (Georgian: ბათუმი) on Georgia’s Black Sea coast gives passengers a fantastic panoramic view of the beaches and the city. Situated close to the Alphabet Tower at one end of Seaside Park this large Ferris wheel is definitely worth a visit. Price is 3 GEL (August 2013) for a slow … Continue reading

About Sights – Batumi Dolphinarium

Batumi Dolphinarium (Georgian: ბათუმის დელფინარიუმი), in the city of Batumi on Georgia’s Black Sea coast, opened in 1975. At the time it was the first dolphinarium in the whole of the Soviet Union. Its facilities were upgraded in 2011. New pools, water filtration and temperature systems were installed and seating capacity increased to 700 spectators. … Continue reading

About Art – “Statue of Love” in Batumi

A 7 meter steel sculpture of a man and a woman stands on the seashore boulevard of Batumi (Georgian: ბათუმი) on the Black Sea coast of Georgia. Created by Georgian artist Tamar Kvesitadze (Georgian: თამარ კვესიტაძე), the figures move toward each other and merge into one piece every 10 minutes. The Statue of Love sculpture (Georgian: სიყვარულის ქანდაკება) is inspired by the … Continue reading