Useful information about Batumi and Georgia
Queen Tamara's Bridge and Mahuntseti Waterfall
A large number of tourists come to Batumi to the clean sea coast. Mountain air also helps restore health. The physical and emotional state of a person who has visited Batumi depends on those attractions that you can see and enjoy.
One of the attractive places in the vicinity of Batumi is the bridge of Queen Tamara and the Makhuntseti waterfall. Guests and residents of the city like to be photographed near these places. Popularity is added by completely free access to these places and their inspection.
1. Queen Tamara.
One of the famous names in the history of Georgia Queen Tamara. Her reign after King David dates back to the & laquo; Golden Age & raquo; in the development of Georgia. She contributed to the development of culture, was engaged in the spread of Christianity. When it began to build bridges and fortified castles.
The queen was born in the Bagration family. In honor of the birth of the heiress, her father, George 3, ordered the construction of a temple in honor of the Didubian Mother of God, which is still located in Tbilisi.
Despite her orphanage, the mother died at the future queen, and she was given a very worthy education. This allowed after the uprising against Tamara’s father to crown her during the life of George 3. Since 1178, she ruled with her father.
2. The bridge of Queen Tamara.
The bridge is closer to the road and is not something special, since there are about 20 similar arched structures in Georgia. But this bridge is the largest among them. Its length is about 30 meters. He owes his name to his age, since they built it in the 11-12th century, the reign of Queen Tamara. It rises above the river at an altitude of about 6 meters. The main building materials were stones and lime mortar. The seismic situation in this region tested the strength of the bridge over the Adzharistskali river. It is regularly restored. With the influx of tourists, Queen Tamara’s bridge can withstand the load. Enjoy the construction and when riding a boat on the river. It is difficult to imagine that the approximate age of the bridge is approaching the millennium. This is one of the ancient examples of labor of Georgian builders.
3. Not far from the bridge is the Mahuntseti waterfall. There are a lot of waterfalls in the vicinity of Batumi, but this the most spectacular. In height, it is more than 20 meters. In spring, the flow in the waterfall increases significantly, decreasing in size with the onset of summer. The water in it is very cold, but many believe that the liquid is healing, take water procedures. After the rain, you can see the gorgeous spectacle of the full flow of mountain rivers that fall down from a great height, falling into a deep bowl made by nature itself in this place, spraying billions of micro-sprays and forming a cloud from them, which saturates the surrounding world with clean air.
4. Location of the bridge and waterfall.
To the east of Batumi, having overcome about 30 kilometers of the highway on Akhaltsikhe, stretching to the southeast, you can get to Queen Tamara’s bridge and the waterfall. Convenience lies in the fact that public transport runs to this area.