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**Petra/Tsikhisdziri Fortress (3,000 years old)
**Petra/Tsikhisdziri Fortress (3,000 years old)
**Shemokmedi Monastery (16th century)
**Shemokmedi Monastery (16th century)

Revision as of 13:57, 10 September 2007

If you are looking for the region of the US state, see Southwest Georgia.

Southwestern Georgia is a region along Georgia's Black Sea coast, which borders Turkey to the south.


  • Ajara — a majority Muslim autonomous region of Georgia with beaches, palm trees, and wonderfully fattening food
  • Guria — a region famous for its "Gurian Riders," trick horse riders who toured the United States as part of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show


  • Batumi — the capital of Ajara and Georgia's third largest city is a pleasant Black Sea port with great Ajaruli cuisine
  • Chokhatauriy — the source of Georgia's second most famous mineral water, Nabeghlavi
  • Keda
  • Kobuleti
  • Ozurgeti — the capital of Guria is a fairly small town; near the Shemokmedi Monastery and the Likhauri Church

Other destinations

  • Ajara
    • Goni Fortress
  • Guria
    • Askana Fortress
    • Likhauri Church (15th century)
    • Petra/Tsikhisdziri Fortress (3,000 years old)
    • Shemokmedi Monastery (16th century)
  • Sarpi



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