Official language: Georgian
Time zone: UTC +4
Currency: Lari (GEL)
There is a tower located next to the port and every day, at seven in the evening there is a tasting of local alcohol called chacha, distilled from wine. For fifteen minutes you can taste it for free.
When in Batumi, it is worth to take the opportunity to admire its panorama from a unique perspective.
The dish that is a real must-try here is khinkali. These are regional dumplings filled with meat and delicious broth, you should eat them carefully and first drink the liquid from the inside.
Batumi is a city in the southwestern part of Georgia, on the Black Sea coast. It is the capital of the autonomous territorial unit of Adjaria. It has more than one hundred and fifty thousand inhabitants. It is the third biggest city in the country.
Batumi is one of the oldest Georgian centers and one of the most important national ports. It is also, and perhaps above all, an extremely popular spa resort. The city's greatest development took place in the fifteenth century, and this was due to the numerous oil deposits found there.
The city's architecture is… unique. Certainly, if you live in other parts of the world, at first glance it may turn out to be a bit kitsch. However, before you critically judge it, take into account that the Georgia citizens have a completely different taste, besides – the passion for huge, original and colorful buildings is charming and makes the country even more special. Visiting Georgia will certainly be an exotic experience.
When in Batumi, going to the promenade – Batumi Boulevard is a must. It is located along the coast, along the beautiful pebble beach and has a length of eight kilometers. If you’re lucky, maybe you’ll even see dolphins swimming here!
If you get hungry after a walk, don’t worry, in Batumi, you’ll have a lot of restaurants to choose from. One of the most popular places in the city is called GUESTS Gibraltar at Melashvilli Street 16/5. A lot of guests choose Ole Boulevard at Ninoshvili Avenue 23A, where you can enjoy Eastern European dishes in a pleasant atmosphere. You can expect great Georgian dishes in the Heart of Batumi at Mazniashvili 11. Adults should visit the Chacha Time bar on the same street, we recommend you trying tempting local beverages.