Historical and archaeological complex "Petra-Tsikhisdziri" was built in the 6th century on the order of the emperor of the Byzantine Empire, Justinian. The fortress city Petra was of great military-strategic and economic importance, connecting the regions of the eastern Black Sea coast - Georgia, Byzantium, Armenia, and Persia. The fortress is located 17 km from Batumi, in the village of Tsikhisdziri, near the main road. The entrance is free.

How to get there:

  1. By minibus, which goes to Kobuleti (1.5 GEL)
  2. By taxi
  3. As part of an organized or individual excursion

Other sights

Shuamta Lakes

Khulo

Lakes

Khihani Fortress

Khulo

Fortresses

Mtirala National Park

Kobuleti

National parks

Keda

Cult buildings

Batumi

Cult buildings

Keda

Fortresses

Batumi

Cult buildings

Keda

Bridges