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Georgia was a former republic of the Union of Soviet Socialist
Republics. Together with Armenia and Azerbaijan it forms a region known as Transcaucasia.
Georgia Travel and Tourist Information with
links to official travel and tourism websites and state resources for
visitors to Georgia.
Around Georgia, Bat'umi,
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Countries neighbouring Georgia are: Turkey,
Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia.
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The Georgians can once again fly the national flag, but not
without a fight.
The normally fun-loving and hospitable Georgians in T'bilisi can be
forgiven for carrying sad and sullen faces at times.
The heavy looks are most noticeable along Prospekt Rustavelli,
especially near the former Government House.
These people have to walk down this once grand street daily, and
relive the memories of the human bodies drained of life as they stare at the slow progress
Parliament of Georgia welcomes interested individuals and/or groups
to tour a modern architectural parliament building in Kutaisi as well as
historic building in Tbilisi to learn more about the mission, role and
functions of the Supreme representative legislature of Georgia.
The capital of Georgia is on the Kura River; in the central
eastern part of the country.
Beautiful buildings destroyed in the struggle for power by fellow
Georgians at the beginning of 1992 are a constant reminder of the hundred or so who died.
After it spent some time as a theatre during the darker years of
Communism, the 13th-century Metekhi church is once again open for prayers.
Older churches in T'bilisi include the 5th-century Cathedral of Zion
and the 6th-century St David's monastery.
There are some interesting cafes in the side streets where you can
easily meet some friendly Georgians.
Accommodation in Tbilisi
A cultural journal/magazine for English speakers in Georgia. It tells people whats
on in the Tbilisi cultural scene, ranging from theatre and opera to sport and the rock
T'bilisi is on the Transcaucasian Railway.
State Department of Tourism of Georgia:
80, Chavchavadze Ave., 380074, Tbilisi, Georgia.
The official language of Georgia is Georgian, a unique,
non-Indo-European language, although Russian is also widely spoken language in much of the
Bat'umi, on the Black Sea, has a subtropical climate, beaches, and
scenic countryside. It is also a popular health resort.
Batumi is an exotic-looking sub-tropical city. Palms, cypresses,
magnolias, oleanders, lemon and orange trees, thuja and box trees grow flowering and
fragrant in the parks.
Theres enough to see here to make it worthwhile relocating for a
few nights probably to Borjomi or Bakuriani.
Kakheti is a beautiful and fertile part of eastern Georgia.
Viniculture is traced back to the 6th millennium BC.
Svaneti is a remote region inhabited by the Svans, clans of
highlanders who still use sheep fleeces to pan for gold from bubbling streams. Its
possibly from here that the legend of the Golden Fleece originated.
Where to Stay in Georgia
Batumi, Borjomi, Kobuleti, Kutaisi, Poti, Tbilisi, Telavi.
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