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Ethnographic Museum "Borjgalo"

Mikheil Sharashidze st., 14 | kakhaberi settlement, On Khelvachauri road, Batumi 6000, Georgia
+995 599 27 34 70
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South- West of Georgia has always been distinguished for its agriculture as well as folkloric and artistic history. The study of these ancient traditions played a great role in the decision of Kemal Turmanidze to make folk crafts museum. Which is situated at 3000 sq. m with appropriate infrastructure, greenery plantings and pedestrian paths in Batumi. The museum exhibits the following fields: Weaving, pottery, processing of metal, stone and trees. The process of working, the models, the working environment, weapons and inventory are shown separately according to the fields they belong to and all this is accompanied by the folkloric music. Residential, agricultural and buildings of defensive structures (scale 1:7.5; 1:10; 1:100). Agrarian farming – beekeeping, fruit-growing, agriculture and viticulture The models of cuts on trees made by Kemal Turmanidze. Here you can see 9 meters long artificial waterfall with forest valve and Sculptures where is foresee type of work, age and character. Museum is unique, because all the item is made by only one person.
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Mikheil Sharashidze st., 14 | kakhaberi settlement, On Khelvachauri road, Batumi 6000, Georgia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a very interesting and cute private museum that has been created by one Georgian artist, who himself gathered all the pieces and devoted more than 30 years of his life to create this amazing little museum with lots of pieces that count a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were treated to a very informative, personal tour by a pleasant guide in very good English. The whole visit only takes around 30 mins but is a whirlwind of interesting tidbits of Georgian history and culture. It was quite unique to meet and speak...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I were looking for something to do with our free time in Batumi (apart from gorging on khachapuri) and decided to visit the Borjgalo museum. We weren't sure what to expect apart from having read rave reviews on TripAdvisor prior to arriving....More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

The most interesting attraction in Batumi. The guide is fantastic - really interesting stories, knowledgeable, super friendly and fluent in Russian and English. Visiting the museum is like stepping back in time to see/experience Adjarian lifestyle 100 years ago. The displays are authentic and show...More

2  Thank SnackyBitsandCuppas
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

It is amazing Georgian museum. It made by enthusiastic man. Museum shows Adjarian lifestyle and village life 100years ago. It is impress and make to think. It’s worth to visit this amazing place for broaden your mind.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Tamata the excellent guide gave me a fascinating tour with a great English.You study a lot about the interesting history and the Tradition and values.please take your kids and Family they will get a chance to get the most important lesson for life ,its a...More

2  Thank Itzik A
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

An excellent, intimate and personal on-site tour that takes the visitor from a man and his family's Georgian roots in the rural mountains to modern life through his woodworking and working life. You will not find uninterested museum docents or guides, but real family members...More

1  Thank David C
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Our family is so impressed. My children said that this place is the most interesting place in Batumi. They want to visit here again. I respect founder's passion and pride for his own culture. We could taste Georgian culture and customs. The guide who spoke...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

We just visited this museum, and this is is a must see place who like history and tradition. Our guide was excellent in explaining the everyday life of Goorgian people and fluent in English. We also met the founder if this museum, and he vas...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

The first thing you will admire here is the friendliness, good-heartedness, openness of the people. From the very beginning you feel like a guest in a typical georgian village with all its hospitability! The museum presents to you the ordinary life style of people through...More

Thank Sveta P
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