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If you are looking for the region of the US state, see
Southwestern Georgia is a region along Georgia's Black Sea coast, which borders Turkey to the south.
Ajara — a 30% 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
Ozurgeti — the capital of Guria is a fairly small town; near the Shemokmedi Monastery and the Likhauri Church
Likhauri Church (15th century)
Petra/Tsikhisdziri Fortress (3,000 years old)
Shemokmedi Monastery (16th century)
There are seven resorts in the region, of which Ureki, Shekvetili and Grigoleti are located on the Black Sea; Bakhmaro, Gomi Mountain, Balneological Nabeghlavi and Nasakirali—in the mountainous alpine zone.