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Top Choice Museum in Mestia

Svaneti History & Ethnography Museum

Mestia’s excellent main museum ranges over church treasures, manuscripts, weaponry, jewellery, musical instruments and historical photos – all well displayed, and labelled in English and Georgian – but the biggest h…
Georgian in Mestia

Cafe Laila

A hugely popular gathering place on the central square – it can be hard to get a table on summer evenings when the Georgian folk group is playing. The food is a respectable mix of Svan specialities and Georgia-wide …
Cafe in Mestia

Café Lanchvali

A lovely place to sit on the spic-and-span, timber-built, upstairs deck and enjoy a coffee, cool drink or inexpensive meal looking straight out at the museum tower in front.