Village in 🇬🇪Georgia

Makhinjauri

Batumi’s quiet neighbor with a view.

Makhinjauri, near Batumi, offers coastal views, a gateway to the vast Batumi Botanical Garden, and remnants of old bathhouses from its spa destination days.

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Just a short drive from Batumi, Makhinjauri offers a relaxed coastal experience. The village is also the gateway to the Batumi Botanical Garden, one of the largest in the former Soviet Union, with a vast collection of plant species.

Local Nature and Landscapes

Makhinjauri (მახინჯაური) is surrounded by green hills and the Black Sea, offering opportunities for outdoor activities. Apart from enjoying the beach, you can take hikes in the nearby forests. The Batumi Botanical Garden is a short distance away and features plant species from all over the world spread across nine phyto-geographic sections. This garden offers walking trails with views of both the sea and mountains.

Attractions to Visit

The Botanical Garden is the primary attraction for many visitors. Additionally, the village itself features a small railway station that connects you to Batumi and other parts of Georgia. For a bit of local history, explore the remnants of old bathhouses that date back to the late 19th century, when the area was a popular spa destination.

Local Customs

Georgian hospitality stands out here as in many parts of Georgia. Visitors often find themselves invited to locals' homes for a casual meal or a glass of wine. Traditional supra, or feasts, are common and feature local dishes like khachapuri (cheese-filled bread) and khinkali (dumplings).

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