Batumi is a thriving metropolitan city combining traditional Georgian charm with ultra-contemporary architecture. This is because the Adjarian government began an initiative over 10 years ago to spur tourism by financing many new constructions. Although some of the modern skyscrapers border on kitsch, the interplay between old and new is a fascinating sight.
Architectus pulled from France, Turkey, England and the Russian Empire when designing Batumi. The city has now become like a museum of different styles. Here’s a breakdown of the top things to see in Batumi!