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Batumi in Georgia
Written by Siddhi on July 16, 2020 Share on

Best Things To See In Batumi When On A Vacation in Georgia

Batumi is the city that tourists love visiting! As it has walking streets, long boulevard, modern glass and old 19th-century buildings and elegant squares. They make you feel in Europe, especially the green parks-nice relaxing areas with lakes, fountains, with all kinds of facilities. If you have some money to spend, start with restaurants that end with numerous casinos and nightclubs. Also you can visit aquapark, diving club and yacht club for unique experiences. Check out some of the best things to see in Batumi!

Enjoy a stroll around or just relax in the Batumi Boulevard

Batumi Boulevard, Things To See in Batumi
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This tops the list of things to see in Batumi. Laid out in 1884 and it extends for 6 km along the coast. Along the way, you can see some of Batumi’s most prominent sights, including Ali and Nino Monument – metal structure of men and women who meet and love each other beautifully illuminated at night. You can see Ali and Nino, the Azeri-Georgian couple from the popular novel by Kurban Said. Then you’ll find the big Ferris Wheel and the 145m-high Alphabet Tower – a monument to an old and unique Georgian script.

You can watch many new towers on your left, new Radisson and Sheraton hotels and the tallest building in Georgia, the 200m-high Batumi Tower, passing past many cafes and attractions. You’ll also find beautiful views of the sea, photo spots, old boulevard with many fountains. Especially, it’s the place to relax, watch people, cycle, run in the morning, take your dog, watch the black sea sunset, watch the mountains, rent a bike, play with children, etc.

Visit Europe Square

It tops the list of best things to see in Batumi! The place not only has modern buildings, but also buildings from the 19th century. From the time when the town was a free port on the Caspian oil route to Europe and flourished thanks to investments from Nobels and Rothschilds likes. Renovated old and new buildings in old-style surround the square where the castle with its astronomical clock. You can see the Medea monument in the middle. Medea, first world-famous Georgian woman from the legend of Argonauts who brought Golden fleece from the oil-rich Georgian state of Colchis to ancient Greece.

Feel yourself in Europe at Piazza Square

Piazza Square, Things To See in Batumi
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You ‘re going to feel like you’re in the middle of Italy. It’s a nice place with fancy restaurants, live music and the bell ringing after 3 pm every hour. So don’t miss out to experience this as it is one of the best things to see in Batumi!

Play with dolphins, enjoy the recreation space of 2 lakes at/near 6 May Park

Lots of attractions can be found here – a zoological corner, a dolphinarium, and an aquarium. Found in the centre of the park, the stunning Nurigeli Lake provides an exciting place to relax. The dolphinarium is one of Georgia’s most sought after attractions. There are many series of entertainment. Smart dolphins do fun and sweet stuff like dancing, singing, kissing and hugging. Excellent master of ceremony in three languages performing the show: Georgian, Russian, and English. There is an artificial lake beyond 6 May park. You will find dancing fountains, restaurants and views of Batumi’s new part and towers.

Visit Batumi Port for walks, restaurants, motorboat trips, cable cars and more

You can take a stroll, or boat ride, visit Machakhela or sea view restaurants, gudvili supermarket to buy some drinks. You can also visit the Nobel brothers’ Batumi Technological Museum. Learn about the construction of the 19th-century city and oil pipeline here.

Enjoy the Nature any time of the Year

Batumi can be enjoyed in any season. The city of Batumi won’t let you get bored even when you can’t swim or sunbathe. You can see impressive snowed Batumi – the photographers’ paradise or view Caucasus summits and in springtime visit beautiful flower gardens. Early Spring in Batumi is amazing, even though you can’t swim in the sea. You can observe the Caucasus mountain range from the boulevard during the days of good visibility. Sometimes even the Elbrus summit might appear. Close Radisson Hotel Sakura has planted trees and in a couple of years, we will have a good Sakura garden worth a visit in the bloom season. The memorial to Ilia Chavchavadze stands nearby. A desirable place to click pictures. After fresh snow, Batumi is also pretty beautiful in winter. Any time of year the most beautiful spot is Batumi’s Botanical Garden.

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Take a stroll on the streets and bars of Old Batumi

Old Batumi, Things to see in Batumi
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Don’t just restrict yourself to the boulevard. Batumi isn’t a major city anyway. There are several areas with stylish restaurants and 19th century styled homes. One of those is Kutaisi Street – where you may feel at home in the Black Sea region of Turkey. You can try out German beer and Georgian restaurant Shemoikhede Genatsvale. Don’t miss out to visit the old mosques, Turkish restaurants, pubs, night-clubs, casinos as well as Munich and HB pubs.

Enjoy Panoramas to Batumi

Argo cable car takes you to some fun panoramas, which currently cost 10 gel. Also, take a taxi to the Sameba Monastery on the top of the hill overlooking the city. The skyline of Batumi from the seaside of Makhinjauri seems more beautiful than from the top. But it can still be a fun experience. Some other sites near Batumi, such as Mtirala National Park, maybe visited as well.

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Try Adjarian Cuisine

Adjarian Cuisine, Things to see in Batumi
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Don’t miss to try out Adjarian Khachapuri and several other Adjarian dishes eaten here. The most common local dishes are: borano, chirbuli (egg-and-walnut breakfast), and sinori. Local sweet pastry varieties are also well-known, especially baklava and shakarlama. Also, watch how the khachapuri is baked in underground or clay stoves falls under the things to see in Batumi list!

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I’m sure you have listed out the best things to see in Batumi! Reasons outnumbered for you to kick-start your bookings as its never to early to book. Georgia is going to be a delightful experience for you filled with the top highlights of the place. Experience a mix of adventure, luxury and tasteful experiences. We at Pickyourtrail make sure best travel experience is put into crafting the itinerary for your vacation. Start planning and Happy travelling with your loved ones! Check out some of the best honeymoon packages with amazing deals! Also regarding any queries, feel free to leave your Whatsapp inquiry!

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