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Tourism guide in Georgia and the most famous tourist places in it!

Georgia is a distinctive tourist destination, because of its multiple attractions, as it is rich in wonderful natural areas of green mountains, rivers and multiple water springs, as well as rich in historical archaeological sites that belong to one of the oldest human civilizations. In this article, several tips that will benefit you in tourism in Georgia are mentioned in detail.

Georgia Tourism Guide

  • Information about Georgia

Georgia is a country located in the Caucasus region of Eurasia at the confluence of Eastern Europe with Asia, bordered to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russia, to the south by Turkey and Armenia, and to the east by Azerbaijan. It covers an area of ​​about 70,000 km2 and has a population of about 4 million people. Orthodox Christians make up the highest percentage of them (82%), while Muslims make up (10%).

Mountains make up most of Georgia's geographic landscape, and the region can be broadly described as made up of several intertwined mountain ranges, plateaus, lakes, and rivers, as well as mineral waters and hot springs.

  • Climate in Georgia

The climate in Georgia varies greatly, as there are two climatic zones, the eastern and western parts. Its east is subject to a humid tropical climate. Spring and fall are the peak periods of precipitation while summer and winter are dry, however, the average rainfall is much lower than in western Georgia.

Georgian tourist cities

All Georgian cities are tourist attractions, but the most famous are:

  1. Tbilisi, which is the capital of Georgia, and its most diverse city, is home to nearly a third of Georgia's population and contains a wonderful mix of modern and old buildings.
  2. Batumi, Georgia's second-largest city, is located on the coast of the Black Sea, surrounded by palm trees and surrounded by mountains. It has many monuments dating back to the 19th century.
  3. Borjomi, is a very beautiful small town, with many mineral springs, and a beautiful national park.
  4. Kutaisi, the third-largest Georgian city, has two UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
  5. Mtskheta is the former historical capital of Eastern Georgia, the centre of the Georgian Orthodox Church, and another UNESCO World Heritage site.
  6. Sukhumi is a beautiful beach resort near the mountains.

Transportation in Georgia

  • Taxi, which is the most convenient way to travel, is very cheap as trips within Tbilisi range from 5-15 lari (2-6 USD), depending on the distance. But watch out! The vast majority of taxis in Georgia are still unofficial, driven by anyone looking to make money.
  • Minibuses, called "marshrutkas", operate on established routes and between Georgian cities. There are two main stations in Marseille and in Tbilisi.
  • Train, as there is an extensive network of trains in Georgia. The railway company's website is where you can book your ticket.

Things to do in Georgia

  • Riding horses and bicycles, as there are many paths and mountain roads that allow this sport to be practised, and (horses and bicycles) are traditional means of transportation in Georgian cities.
  • Ice skating and mountain climbing, in the famous Caucasus Mountains, extending from the Black Sea to the Caspian Sea, and this sport can be practised at the top of Mount Sukhura, Mount Kazbegi and Snow Mountain. Skiing can also be practised in resorts between Gudauri and Bakuriani, where the ice cover is between December and April.
  •  Enjoy mineral water, which is abundant in the city of Borjomi, which is located 150 km west of Tbilisi.
  • Bird watching, where in Georgia you can find nearly 360 species of birds and the number of migratory birds increases in the spring and summer.

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