Ilia Chavchavadze Museum of Batumi is located in Adjara, Batumi, at number 5 Griboedov Street. The museum presents photographs and documentary materials related to the life and work of the famous Georgian writer and public figure Ilia Chavchavadze, as well as paintings and sculptures, as well as objects depicting his existence and ethnography. Here you will also find material and personal belongings of Ilia's friend, writer and doctor, Grigol Volski, working in Batumi. 278 exhibits are preserved in the museum. House-museum of Ilia Chavchavadze is located in Saguramo, Mtskheta-Mtianeti area.

Ilia Chavchavadze (1837-1907) is an important figure in the cultural, educational and political life of Georgia. He was the leader of the national liberation movement of Georgia and worked to raise the moral values and self-awareness of the society. He founded the progressive periodical "Iveria", which was one of the main centers of the national, spiritual and intellectual life of Georgia for three decades. Ilia Chavchavadze was killed on August 28, 1907. Vazha-Pshavela wrote: "If Ilya's killers could, they would kill Georgia." The Orthodox Church of Georgia canonized Ilia Chavchavadze as a saint, with the name - St. Ilia the Righteous.

Ilia Chavchavadze Museum St. It was established in Batumi in 2001. In the museum you will find a pleasant environment and an interesting exposition, where you will get information about the work of Ilia Chavchavadze and his great role in the history of Adjara. You will get acquainted with the personal belongings, photo materials and paintings of Ilia Chavchavadze and other public figures.

Entrance to the museum is free of charge.

Contact info:
5, A. Griboedovi st., Batumi
(0422) 278 676 , (+995) 577 00 38 42 (+995) 599 53 86 10

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