Adjara - officially known as the Autonomous Republic of Adjara. It is an historical, geographic and political-administrative region of Georgia. Area: 2,880 km²- 4.2% of Georgia. The population is 411000 (2014) and above 140000 (2014) live in Batumi, the capital of Adjara. Adjara is subdivided into six administrative units: City of Batumi, Kobuleti, Khelvachauri, Keda, Shuakhevi, Khulo Districts. One of the most important priorities of Adjara is Tourism. And it has been developing at a high speed in the region. Number of tourists increases every year in the region.
YOU WILL VISIT:
v Shuakhevi Ethnographical Museum - The collections of the museum cover the history of Adjara and Shuakhevi. There are: archaeological materials, numismatic, different things of Adjarian life and ethnography, paintings and craft works of local artists, different documental materials and photos.
v Okropilauri Fortress - In the village of Okropilauri, at the confluence of two rivers, a 11th-12th century fortress is situated which is called ‘Tamaris tsikhe’ or ‘Uchambas tsikhe’. It belonged to the same fortification system and served to defend the valley. The fortress consists of two parts and has one tower.
v Gamonatlevi St. George's Church (Oladauri Church) - was built in 1998 - 2005 years. Rebuilt on the place of the previous church and is active nowadays.
v Darchidzeebi fortress - is situated in the valley of Maretistskali. The territory where the fortress is located is called Mtisubani. Three huge rocky massives emerge here. The fortress is erected on the middle one and its plan is defined by the configuration of the rock.
v Chirukhi - One can delight in the beauty of wooden summer houses scattered in alpine meadows. They can be found in Shuakhevi Municipality in the Chirukhistskali valley 2000 m above sea level.