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 Selim Khimshiashvili Museum in Nigazeuli - The museum situated in the fortress of XIX c. The museum’s collection makes up the things belonging Khimshiashvili’s family. There are: different life things (silver, copper, porcelain and ceramic vessels), weapons, paintings, documental and photo materials.
v Otolta Fortress - This fortress is located in Takidzeebi Village. It stands at the junction of Chvanistskali and Otoltostskali Rivers. 25-30 km view opens in any direction from the spot. The castle played a great role in protecting Acharistskali Gorge.
v Kaviani Fortress - built in XII-XIII centuries.The castle is located on a hill Kaviani, near theChvanistskali river and at the confluence of the left side Adjaristskali. The castle was built by order of Queen Tamara.
v Chanchkhalo Fortress - is located in the Village with the same name. The villagers call this fortress Namalevi (place where to hide), since, probably, the population found shelter there during the raids of the enemies.Chanchkhalo Fortress belongs XII-XIII centuries.
v The Purtio Arch Bridge - located in Furtio Village is one of the 11-12th century arch bridges, known as Tamar’s bridges.It is interesting for its innovational then engineering solution. It is built with the use of mortar, which, after so many centuries, is still serving its purpose.