Gonio Apsaros Fortress


This is the most important historical monument of Georgia. The fortress is located 12 km from Batumi. It was built by the Romans, in the first century AD. Later, the fortress was used as a stronghold by the Byzantines and from the 16th century by the Ottomans. On the territory of the fortress there is a symbolic tomb of the Apostle Matthias.

Entrance fee is 5 GEL.

Open daily from 10:00 to 18:00

How to get there:

  1. By buses  16 and 17
  2. By minibuses № 33, 88
  3. By taxi
  4. As part of an organized or individual excursion

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