People of different nationalities and religious denominations live in Batumi. Due to its sunny beaches Batumi is a popular destination among tourists especially in summer. It is a very pleasant city with a good and stony beach. With 2-3 storeyed buildings Batumi is a charming and nice city.
General Facts about Batumi
Batumi is located about 20km. from the Turkish border. Batumi is home to Eastern Orthodox Christian, Muslim, Catholic, Apostolic and Jewish communities. Batumi is the main port of Georgia.
Sightseeing of Batumi
There are many sightseeing worth seeing when in Batumi. Here are some of them:
The Seaside Park or Boulevard is one of the charms of Batumi. The view of the park is wonderful: there are pine-trees and French dancing fountains. There are cafes surrounding the park and it is really a very nice hangout. Aqua-Park, several night clubs and bungalows are also included in this park.
“6 May Park” is located near Nuries Lake and is another must to see sight of Batumi. There is a Zoological Corner and Batumi Aquarium not far from the park. There are many attractions in the park.
Night Life in Batumi
If you are in Batumi and want to enjoy a live music performance, then “Art Boulevard” is the place for you to go. Every night from 8pm you can enjoy there live music of every genre and enjoy good Georgian meals.
Intourist Palace Casino and Sheraton Pease Casino are among the bests in Batumi. You can visit Intourist Casino at 11, Ninoshvilistr Batumi and Sheraton Palace at 28, Rustaveli str Batumi.
Food and Drinks in Batumi
There are any eateries in Batumi. In Batumi restaurants you can taste both Georgian meals and cuisines from all over the world. Batumian coffee is well-known to be the tastiest in the region. Sometimes it may be served you blended with ice-cream. Batumi is also well-known for its good coffee. Georgia is known all over the world for unique dishes. If you are planning to visit Batumi, then it would be good if you got familiar with these dishes:
· Matsoni – this is the Georgian Yogurt
· Mtsvadi – Shashlik
· Khachapuri – It is a cheese bread
· Lobiani – Khachapuri with beans and spices
· Khinkali – Meat dumplings, which Georgians usually eat by hand
If you want to have sea product, then you can go to Sea Market. The market is located in Bartskhana District of Batumi, which is actually in the suburbs. Large diversity of sea product can be found in this market. If you need eological clean agro products, then you should go to Batumi Agro Market. The market is again in the suburbs of Batumi, in Boni District.