Number of visitors increased by 98% in highlands of Georgia’s Adjara Region
03 March, 2018
Number of visitors increased by 98% in highlands of Georgia’s Adjara Region
According to the latest statistics, mountainous part of Georgia’s seaside Adjara Region is attracting more and more foreign and local visitors year by year.

In 2017, the number of visitors in Adjara significantly increased.
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Adjara. Photo courtesy Giorgi Nikolava

Last year, 46,592 travellers visited guesthouses, touristic sites and museums in Adjara, that was a 98 percent increase compared to 2016.

Last year, the most popular destinations among the travelers were Machakhela, Keda and Khulo with their tourist attractions and sights.
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Last year, 46,592 travellers visited guesthouses, touristic sites and museums in Adjara

Among them, the largest number of travelers visited wine cellars and tourist destinations in Keda, a small town in Ajaria.

According to the statistics, the most visited places in Adjara were:

Keda – 20,298 visitors (204 percent increase)
Khulo – 18,626 visitors (78 percent increase)
Machakhela – 7,668 visitors (71 percent increase)
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Upper Adjara. Photo courtesy Badri Vadachkoria

One of the most visited places in Adjara region were museums, where the number of visitors increased by 32 percent in 2017 compared to 2016.

As reported, 15,286 people visited Adjara’s museums last year.

According to the head of Adjara’s Tourism Department Sulkhan Glonti, last year 12 info tours were organized by the tourism department in order to introduce Adjara’s touristic potential to the wider audience.
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Queen Tamar Bridge in Adjara. Photo courtesy Giorgi Nikolava

“We are very glad to see that the number of visitors in Adjara is increasing year by year. We were actively involved in the process of promotion and development of these three tourist routes. Also, we have retrained the guides in the direction of these routes. This year, we are going to continue working in this direction and we hope that the number of visitors in mountainous Adjara will increase even more” the head of Adjara’s Tourism Department noted.

Adjara, Georgia’s beautiful southwestern region is notable for its Black Sea coast, tourist attractions and humid climate.
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Adjara is notable for its Black Sea coast. Photo courtesy Giorgi Nikolava

Adjara lies on the coast of the Black Sea near the foot of the Lesser Caucasus Mountains, north of Turkey. It is an important tourism destination in Georgia.

The region is home to the country’s second largest city of Batumi that stands out for its architecture, delicious cuisine, friendly people and landscape. Yet, apart from its coast, Adjara possesses unique highlands graced with tropical plants and trees. Since the region receives the highest amount of precipitation both in Georgia and in the Caucasus, it is the greenest part of the country.
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Adjara is the best place to experience unforgettable eco-tourism. Photo courtesy Badri Vadachkoria

Adjara is the best place to experience unforgettable eco-tourism since the region is distinguished by its beautiful landscape and abundance of greenery.

First photo courtesy Badri Vadachkoria

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