RESORTS There are several resorts in Guria, including Ureki, Shekvetili and Grigoleti, which occupy 25 kilometres of coastline along the Black Sea. Ureki is especially popular, since its sandy beaches contain a large amount of magnetite particles.There is also an […]
There are several resorts in Guria, including Ureki, Shekvetili and Grigoleti, which occupy 25 kilometres of coastline along the Black Sea. Ureki is especially popular, since its sandy beaches contain a large amount of magnetite particles.There is also an increased magnetic field here.
One of the best mountainous resorts in Georgia is in Guria, the village of Bakhmaro. It is located in Chokhatauri district, on Meskheti Mountain range, 2000 meters above sea level, and is known for its fresh air: a mixture of the sea and mountain air, resulting in a unique local climate. Bakhmaro is recommended for those who have health problems and can benefit from clean air and healthy food. Nabeglavi resort, also in the Chokhatauri district, is known for its mineral waters. “Nabeglavi” spring water, as well as treatment water, is bottled here.
The Church of Archangels
The Church of Archangels of Jumati Monastery Complex, including its belfry and other structures on the monastery property, near Lanchkhuti. A medieval temple on the monastery grounds was painted in the 16-18th centuries. The Church of Archangels was also a residence for the Archbishop of Guria. Askana Temple boasts of several layers of construction; the first addition dates back to the early feudal period, while the newest changes occurred in the 19th century. Likhauri Church (Middle Ages) and its belfry were constructed in 1422. Other historic monuments of interest include Gurieli Church and Palace, the artificial caves of Khoreti and Gaguri, Bukistsikhe Castle, Goraberejouli Castle (17th century) and Church, Upper Erketi Church, “Udabno” Monastery Complex, etc.
SHEMOKMEDI MONASTERY COMPLEX
The village of Shemokmedi is located near Ozurgeti, on the shores of the river Bzhuzha. During the Middle Ages, Shemokmedi Monastery was one of the biggest cultural-educational centres in the region. Its temple housed a very rich library with a lot of manuscripts and golden engravings. MUSEUMS
Ozurgeti Historical Museum
1 Giorgi Chanturia Str. 3500,Ozurgeti, Tel: (+995 296) 7 58 277 6 58 27
Ozurgeti Fine Art Gallery
6 ShotaRustaveli Str. 3500, Ozurgeti Tel: (+995 296) 7 45 42 Mob: (+995 99) 17 75 64Share this tour