Museums & Observatories

Abastumani Astrophysical Observatory

Starry-eyed travelers will have a field day at the Soviet-era Abastumani Astrophysical Observatory atop Mount Kanobili. The journey begins with the option between an hour-long hike or a cable car […]

Borjomi Local Lore Museum

Having opened in 1926, the Borjomi Lore Museum is one of the oldest museums in Georgia. There are over 36,000 items on display, informing visitors of all historical periods of […]

Cultural Heritage Monument Firuza

Built in 1892 by the consul of Iran Mirza Riza Khan, the bright blue Firuza palace is at the entrance of Borjomi’s Mineral Water Park. The architecturally savvy onlooker will […]

Doukhobors Museum

The Village Gorelovka contains the Doukhobors Museum, and the village was founded in the 1840’s by the Doukhobors. They were a group of Christian Russians exiled to the region by […]

Samtskhe-Javakheti Historical Museum

Located on the territory of the reconstructed fortress of Akhaltsikhe, the Samtskhe-Javakheti Historic Museum was renovated and reopened in 2012. The museum displays the extensive history of Samtskhe-Javakheti, starting with […]

Vardzia Historical-Architectural Museum-Reserve

Vardzia is a monastery dating back to the twelfth century AD, located on the banks of the river Mtkvari and is one of the most important historical sites in Georgia. The location, in the middle of a huge gorge, offers unforgettable views. Until this day, some monks still live in those caves.
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