Batumi Tourist Places to Visit in Batumi, Georgia, Europe

Batumi Tourist Places to Visit in Batumi, Georgia, Europe

Batumi is the capital of Adjara (autonomous republic) in the southwest Georgia on the coast of Black Sea. It is especially noted for the production of the abundance of citrus fruit and tea and is also known for its food processing, and light manufacturing industries as well as natural and manmade tourist destinations.


Geography of Batumi:

Batumi is positioned between latitude 41°38′45″ in the north and longitude 41°38′30″ in the west, around 365 km west of Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. Batumi is located at an altitude of 3 meters covering an area of 64.9 square kilometers.


History of Batumi:

Batumi takes its name from the Greek phrase ‘bathus limen’ which means ‘deep harbor’. It was initially founded in the 8th century and it gained a city status in the year 1866. Batumi also saw the rule of the Russian Empire between 1878 and 1886.


Connectivity to Batumi:

Batumi has an international airport which is situated 2 km away from the city centre operating flights to Kiev, Minsk, Donetsk, Kharkiv, Moscow, Istanbul, Odessa and Tbilisi, served by Georgian Airways, Turkish Airlines, Belavia, Aerosvit and many other renowned airlines.

There are regular buses plying between Batumi and Tbilisi that takes around 6 hours and charges about 18 Lari. Also bus services are available from Turkey to Batumi.

Trains generally depart Tbilisi Railway Station at 22:25 and reach Makhinjauri Station in Batumi at 7:05. Batumi is also reachable by ferry from Russia.


Culture, Food and Shopping in Batumi:

The Adjara State Museum in Batumi is concentrated on the history and culture of Adjara. The major shopping options in Batumi include:

  • King and Queen Boutique
  • Goodwill Supermarket

Here are some nice restaurants in Batumi:

  • Zaqara Restaurant
  • Cafe Literaturuli
  • San Remo Restaurant
  • Privet iz Batumi


Things to do in Batumi:

  • Beach exploration
  • Visiting museums
  • Shopping


Tourist Attractions in Batumi:


Batumi Botanical Garden:

The Batumi Botanical Garden is situated in the northern part of Batumi, taking around 20-30 minutes to reach from the heart of the city by vehicle. It is situated next to the Black Sea, boasting abundance of colorful flower plants and it takes around half day to explore.


Church of the Holy Spirit:

Built in the late 1990s, the Church of the Holy Spirit is a Roman Catholic Church, designed by Oleg Pataridze and Giorgi Baghoshvili (both of them are Georgian architects).


Batumi Synagogue:

Batumi Synagogue is one of the best tourist attractions in Batumi which was constructed in the year 1904 by Semyon Vulkovich. Bring camera to take some classy pictures of the synagogue. Great construction and nice architecture, must visit.


Other places of interest in and around Batumi include:

  • Cathedral of the Mother of God
  • Saint Barbara Church
  • The Batumi Mosque
  • The Batumi Synagogue
  • Adjara State Museum
  • Black Sea
  • Theater Square
  • The Batumi Armenian church
  • Batumi University Fountain
  • Sheraton Hotel
  • Batumi Neptun Square
  • The Batumi Dolphinarium
  • Public Service Hall
  • Georgian Alphabet Tower
  • Remains of Gonio Fortress
  • Nurigeli Lake


Ideal time to visit Batumi:

From the middle April to October is the best time enjoy holidays in Batumi.


Accommodation options in Batumi:

Being one of the most important city as well as tourist centers of Georgia, Batumi houses dozens of accommodation centers ranging from budget options to high class hotels. The prominent hotels in Batumi are listed here below:

  • Radisson Blu Hotel Batumi
  • Sheraton Batumi Hotel
  • Hotel Elegant
  • Best Eastern Intourist – Batumi
  • President Plaza Hotel
  • Aisi Hotel
  • Golden Fish Hotel
  • Batumi World Palace
  • Sputnik Boutique Hotel
  • Hotel Sanapiro
  • Prestige Hotel
  • Hotel Mgzavrebi Batumi
  • Old City Hotel
  • Antika Hotel
  • L Bakuri Hotel
  • Dzveli Batumi Guesthouse

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