This climatic summer resort of Ozurgeti Municipality lays at 2100-2755 meters above the sea level. With its mountainous landscape, surrounded pine and fir forest, and jaw-dropping panoramic views of the sunrise, Gomis Mta has become a popular destination for many Georgians. The climate here is moderately dry, with cold and snowy winters and cool summers.
Similar to Gomis Mta, Bakhmaro is a mountainous resort in Chokhatauri Municipality and is located around 1926-2050 meters above sea level. It also is surrounded by fir and pine forests, making it a perfect holiday spot for those who have breathing problems and other health issues.
There is a local legend connected to its name. One day, a beautiful and young girl Maro, who lived here, was kidnapped and murdered by a marauding tribe. When locals found the body, they saw a writing on a big stone next to her: Bakh Maro, which in the kidnappers’ language meant: Here’s Your Maro.
Dip in the Black Sea resorts
Guria has three seaside resorts along the Black Sea coast – Ureki, Shekvetili, and Grigoleti. Ureki is distinguished with its sandy beaches rich in black iron ore particle. Those who have cardiovascular and respiratory issues come here during summer. Grigoleti beach is one of the most notable resorts in Guria as its territory is covered with long pine forest and beach features magnetic black sand.
Shekvetili resort is the perfect place for those who want to spend their holiday days in a relaxing environment. Unlike Ureki and Grigoleti, Shekvetili features more entertainment venues, such as an amusement part Tsitsinatela and Georgia in Miniature Park next to it.
Ozurgeti Historical Museum
Being the biggest museum in whole Guria, the venue features unique collections of Early, Late, and Middle Bronze Age cultural items of Colhi Kingdom, ancient golden and silver items, numismatic items of Alexander the Great, Turkish and Colchis silver coins, and other ethnographic pieces. Additionally, the artworks of famous Georgian painters such as Lado Gudiashvili, Elene Akhvlediani, and Gia Bughadze are displayed here.
Ekvtime Takaishvili Museum
The village of Likhauri, Ozurgeti Municipality is home to a museum of famous Georgian historian and archeologist – Ekvtime Takaishvili. The venue has four exhibition halls, where Takaishvili’s books, photos, and other personal items are displayed.
Nodar Dumbadze House Museum
Nodar Dumbadze is one of the most beloved Georgian writers. His humorous novels are well known by each citizen of the country. And some are even translated into English. His novels are mostly around Guria, their inhabitants, and character.
His museum is located in the village of Khidistavi, Chokhatauri Municipality, at next to the house of his grandparents. Here, you’ll see manuscripts, books, photos, and personal memorabilia to name a few