Batumi

Samikitno is a popular restaurant chain across Georgia. We visited this Batumi restaurant in the late evening during our latest trip to the lovely seaside town of Batumi, after discovered that restaurant at hotel we stayed was already closed. See Hotel Sputnik in Batumi. There is a very popular Samikitno restaurant located in the Old...
Privet iz Batuma, literally meaning Hi from Batumi, if translated from Russian is just another cool cafe located in Georgian seaside resort city Batumi. Despite the name, giving a feeling you will be returned to the times of Imperial Russia, cuisine served here is quite modern, I managed to order shaslik with French fries, while my...
I tried hard, but couldn't locate precise location or name of this Georgian enamel souvenir shop in Batumi. What I know, most probably it's located on Zviad Gamsakhurdia street in Batumi, in the Goodwill shop area. Why I believe it's worth to mention this shop? It's very good souvenir shop filled with interesting Georgian...
I now have a new favorite hotel in Batumi - Sputnik hotel.  Surrounded by a garden with tropical plants and trees, this 4-stars Sputnik Hotel & Spa Batumi is nestled in Batumi Hills with a stunning views of the city and black sea. Hotel boasts an outdoor pool and is just 12-minute drive from city centre. There is a restaurant,...
At the start of March 2016, after about a two year break I once again visited lovely Black Sea resort town - Batumi. I decided to wrap up a simple things to do list, based on my experience in Batumi. Check out complete All about Georgia guide Click on markers to see more info
Restaurant Ukrainochka is located at Batumi Railway Station terminal building, some 3 km from Batumi city centre. Food served here is true masterpieces of Ukrainian cuisine, not to mention blonde and beautiful Ukrainian girls serving your meal here.  We enjoyed our Ukrainian meal here, while waited for train departing back to...
Batumi railway station has been recently constructed and opened for public, making travels by train from Tbilisi to Batumi a little bit easier. Prior that, train stopped at Makjinjauri station (some 7 km from Batumi city center) I took a train ride from Tbilisi to Batumi at start of March 2016, and was 100% sure that new...
Batumi Botanical Garden is a must have to visit tourism attraction site when in Batumi. Botanical Garden is actually located at the place called Mtsvane Kontskhi ("The Green Cape") in distance of some 10 km from Batumi city on the Black Sea shore, it is one of the largest botanical gardens in the former...
Cafe La Brioche is located at Batumi Pizza square on top floor at clock tower - delicious Italian coffee, masterpiece desserts and gourmet food is served here. If being in Batumi you feel an aroma of Italian coffee in the air, bravely follow it because you will be surely led into the heart of the city, on the Piazza Square, in the...
Piazza square in Batumi is one of the landmarks of city - square features luxury and boutique hotels, cafeterias and interesting architectural elements. A small Italian renaissance in Georgian sauce.  The visiting - card of Batumi, local peoples and tourists favorite place of meeting. Batumi Piazza was built in 2009 in Old...
By saying Argo Entertainment Center and Cable car I wanted actually to say - Batumi viewing platform. As this place is located at the other end of Batumi Aerial tram ropeway, and from here a spectacular view towards Batumi bay can be seen.  Cable car station at Anuria mountain in Batumi There is a small lovely...
If there is a reason to visit Qaravan restaurant in Batumi, Kiev's Cutlet, Olivie salads are just a few of my reasons. First discovered by accident back at the start of 2011, this place has been on my radar ever since.Located next to the Batumi Circus building on Nikoloz Baratashvili street 23. Kiev's Cutlet at Qaravan...
Batumi will never end to surprise you, and so does the Miracle park close to Batumi Bay. Exactly here is located a really cool statue of Love, meet Ali and Nino. I spent a lovely morning at Batumi Miracle park and photographed here a lot, when was turn to photograph Ali and Nino, I had already switched my kit lens to more...
Chacha tower is really interesting tourist attraction site in Georgia's Black Sea resort town of Batumi. Originally built in 2012, it was meant to feature Georgian national spirit chacha fountain instead of water.  It has been noted that noted that chacha will flow once a week for 15 minutes....
Alphabetic tower is one of the many skyscrapers of Batumi. The tower symbolizes the uniqueness of Georgian alphabet and people. Located in the Miracle park, Alphabetic tower of Batumi can be considered as one of the main tourist attraction sites in the city.  Alphabetic Tower is a total of 130 meter...
Miracle park located on the shores of Georgian Black sea resort town Batumi, features Alphabet tower, Statue of Lowers, Lighthouse, Ferris wheel and Chacha tower. It is directly connected to Batumi boulevard and Batumi city bay.  Visitors of Batumi city will enjoy unique and really interesting architecture, featuring some of the...
Once in Batumi, take a lazy walk at Batumi bay area, watch ships on anchor and enjoy a cup of tasty Turkish coffee at some of the bay cafeterias.  From Batumi bay you could take an aerial tram and get some really spectacular views towards Batumi. Boulevard at Batumi bay Ship on anchor at Batumi You can climb down from the...
Are you looking for a budget friendly hotel in Batumi? I can highly recommend one -  Plaza hotel, located next to the Batumi bay. Plaza Hotel is located close to Batumi Port and in very short distance from city center. We booked Plaza hotel using local Georgian coupon site - hotsale.ge and got a lovely room with balcony and...
​Batumi is a vibrant destination in Georgia offering a lot, some heads here to enjoy rocky coastline of Black sea, while others head here to ...play casino's. I haven't tried out (yet) any of Batumi casino's, but I believe much of the city's infrastructure is built to attract gamblers. I might be wrong, but Batumi definitely has...
Today looking through Georgian news, I found another interesting new about plans of opening Batumi Hilton hotel in this (2015) May.  I lived for a short period of time in Batumi, back in 2012, and I do remember they had a lot of visionary and ideas around city, including Hilton Batumi hotel. Finaly, seems there is some progress...
Currently (2016) there are no tram or trolley lines in Tbilisi, but not so long ago in history there were plenty of tram and trolleybus lines not only in Tbilisi, but also in Batumi, Kutaisi, Gori, Zugdidi, Ozurgeti, Poti, Rustavi and even Chiatura.  What have happened to once pretty impressive routes of trams and trolleys in...
Batumi is a beach and resort city in Georgia. Batumi offers great deal of hotels here. If you are into getting some tan at pebbled Black Sea coast beaches, you might like to have a comfortable rest after then. See: 16 Things to do in Batumi Choose your hotel among the best available in Batumi. Price among the best...
At first, when Kutaisi International airport was built there were little transport options to choose from to get at least to the Kutaisi city, which is actually located about 17km from the airport, just taxi service, which was and still is pretty costly. Update: See how can I save you time and money by helping to plan your...
One of the must have tourist attractions in Batumi is an aerial tram (cable car) ride. Built back in 2012 these gondolas will take you in a 2,5 km long route at maximum elevation of 252 meters. During you ride you will enjoy breathtaking aerial views of Batumi city. Best enjoyed in evenings shortly before sunset. At the other...
Coffee bar Palms is one of the oldest coffee places I know located in Batumi park between Hotel Intourist Palace and Seaside Boulevard.  Here you can order scramble and delicious Turkish coffee for breakfast for reasonable price. Coffee bar Palms in Batumi Interior made from Bamboo tree
Once I lived in Batumi for about 6 months and today after about one year I visited it again. Its amazing how Batumi has changed. New rope way has been built offering one of the most amazing views in the city. Many new skyscrapers has been built. Batumi I missed you so much.  Striking sunset in Batumi I took above...
Today and yesterday I red some articles, claiming that record number of foreigners have visited Georgia in 2013. According to Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia - 5 365 356 foreigners crossed Georgian border in 2013.Why I dont like this data?Well in 2013, I have crossed Georgian border for some 6 times I guess. 3 times leaving...