Must see attractions in Batumi

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    Batumi Boulevard

    Everyone soon finds themselves strolling along Batumis bulvari, the park strip fronting the main beach, originally laid out in 1884 and now stretching 7km…

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    Batumi Botanical Garden

    Batumi’s Botanical Garden, 8km northeast of town, was founded in 1912 by Russian botanist Andrei Krasnov. With many subtropical and foreign species, it…

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    Batumi Archeological Museum

    This excellent museum showcases some of the many valuable archaeological discoveries made in Adjara, particularly at the Gonio Apsaros Fortress. The main…

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    Ali & Nino

    The 7m-high, ethereally moving, metal sculpture Woman and Man, by Tamar Kvesitadze, is universally known as Ali & Nino after the protagonists of Kurban…

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    Cable Car

    This 2.6km-long cable car carries you up to a shopping-cafe-restaurant complex on Anuria Hill, 2586m above Batumi, for panoramic views over the city. It's…

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    Ortajame Mosque

    Batumi’s only surviving mosque, built in the 1860s, is finely painted in pinks, greens and blues, with Quranic calligraphy on the walls – but is no longer…

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    Medea Monument

    Towering over Evropas moedani is this striking portrayal of Medea, the local princess who would help her future husband Jason obtain the Golden Fleece. A…

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    Batumi Tower

    Georgia's tallest building (even if much of it is its needle), the 200m-high Batumi Tower boasts a mini Ferris wheel of deeply questionable aesthetic…

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    Evropas Moedani

    Broad Europe Sq is surrounded by beautiful belle-époque buildings – renovated survivors from Batumi's original heyday, plus new buildings in a similar…

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    Dancing Fountains

    On the southern part of the boulevard, known as the New Boulevard, an ornamental lake hosts the Dancing Fountains, an entertaining laser, music and water…

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    Adjara Arts Museum

    Well displayed and well lit in an attractive neoclassical Soviet building, the small permanent collection upstairs covers Georgian art from the late 19th…

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    Alphabet Tower

    This 145m-high monument to Georgian script and culture stands near the northeast tip of Batumis bulvari and can be climbed for stellar views.

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    Ferris Wheel

    This large Ferris wheel stands near the northeast tip of Batumis bulvari.