Useful information about Batumi and Georgia
Walking around Batumi
Traveling in Georgia and not visiting Adjara is simply unthinkable. Adjara autonomous republic within Georgia. Adzharians they are essentially the same Georgians, but the fact that Adjara was a part of the Ottoman Empire for a long time could not but leave its imprint on their way of life. A significant part of the Adzharians profess Islam. & Nbsp;
Batumi is the administrative capital of Adjara. This is a real resort city. A meeting with a tourist walking in a swimsuit along one of the main streets is not surprising for anyone. There are a lot of tourists here. This is understandable: there is something to see. The city is relatively small, many of its attractions can be bypassed.
Is it possible to visit the Black Sea coast and never plunge into it? Rest area & laquo; Batumi Beach & raquo ;. Here the longest beach of the city with good infrastructure. Along the coast there are hotels, a lot of cafes and restaurants. The beaches are equipped with showers, there are sun loungers, various shows are held right there in the evenings, entertaining attractions are constantly working, however, there is one drawback with all this. The sea in this part of the city is quite hectic, and not everyone will dare to dive into the seething waves.
If you want to swim, it is better to visit another beach, it is located in the area of Miracles Park, not far from the Alphabet Tower. There is a more convenient approach from the shore, and the water is clean and more calm. But still, the best places for swimming are considered to be beaches located away from the city. This can be considered an inconvenience, but getting there is easy, you can use a minibus, regular bus or taxi.
? Ten minutes by cable car
To rise above the city to a height of 260 meters and fly over it two and a half kilometers will allow the cableway & laquo; Argo & raquo ;. It allows you to get to a large and convenient viewing platform, which offers a beautiful panorama of the whole of Batumi. And the ten-minute flight itself also brings positive emotions. Comfortable cabs move smoothly, without jerking, but at the same time with a fairly good speed.
? Old city
All of it can be considered one continuous attraction. Of course, not all houses in this part of the city have a long history, there are many new buildings here, but they fit into the general architecture and do not spoil the view.
? Batumi Square
Piazza Square is located in Old Batumi. When designing this square, architects opted for the Venetian style, hence the presence of art paintings, stained-glass windows and mosaics. Musical clocks attract attention. With a frequency of three hours, a mechanical scene with the appearance of moving figures is played here. Restaurants, bars and cafes, live music, various concerts and official receptions All this is Piazza.
Europe’s entire area is surrounded by the sights: a statue of Medea, an astronomical clock, a fountain that beats straight from the earth, and simply beautiful buildings. & Nbsp;
Theater Square is located in front of the Batumi Drama Theater. It is also called Neptune Square due to the fact that it contains an exact copy of the Bologna fountain with the figure of Neptune.
As noted above, Batumi the city is small. Population 153 thousand inhabitants. But it is very peculiar and beautiful, there really is something to see here: the tower of the Georgian alphabet; unusual mechanical statue of Ali and Nino; Batumi lighthouse; chachi tower and much more. In addition, staying in hotels in the city, you can always arrange sightseeing trips to various interesting places outside Batumi and Adjara. & Nbsp;
What is also important, walking around Batumi, you feel completely safe at any time of the day, despite the fact that the police are almost not visible. In general, it is worth coming here. At least in order to try the Adzharian khachapuri boat and drink it with good Georgian wine.