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Visit Batumi - Best of Batumi

The second largest city of Georgia, Batumi is laced by the Black Sea at Georgia’s southwest. Come summer and this is where many people resort to, for the ultimate Georgia beach escapade. Recognizing its potential as the next big thing, many investors from across she world are drawn to Batumi. This has given a rise to a flourishing hospitality scene that makes accommodations here a sought-after scene altogether. From beachside camping to fancy resorts, Batumi has something for all budgets.

A booming nightlife is another output of the progressing tourism here. This promises you great a great culinary experience along with some spectacular drinking scenes. And to make it only better, are the casinos. Yes, you read that right, several casinos are slowly mushrooming through the city, taking the entertainment and leisure scenes to another level.

With a plethora of activities to do and places to see, Batumi offers vivid opportunities for everyone alike. Hiking trails, quaint boulevards to the royal Georgian botanical gardens, and hidden squares, there are several places that will quench your thirst for tranquillity amidst all the frenzy of a plethora of attractions along with events and festivals. The churches, mosques and synagogues give delightful insights into Batumi’s culture.

A long list of festivals and events encompassing art, media, culinary, sports and literature make Batumi a diversely beautiful city to be in.

Batumi Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Batumi tips for your visit

  • Time Zone: Georgian Time; UTC+4
  • Currency: The Georgian Lari
  • Electricity and Internet: The voltage is 220 V/ 50 Hz. Internet in the form of wi-fi is available at most of the hotels, restaurants and places of interest.
  • Languages: Georgian is the official language of Batumi, albeit English, Russian, and Turkish, being commonly spoken.
  • Security: Dial 112 for general emergency.
  • Off-beaten Path: If any (non-touristy things to do in city)
  • Tipping: Service charges of 10-15% are usually included in the bill, however, additional tip is welcomed.
  • Female travellers who travel alone might consider travelling first class for night train journeys.
More about Batumi

Facts and Stats for Batumi*

  • Pollution Statistics in Batumi

    Know the pollution level of Batumi before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Batumi: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Batumi for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Batumi.

    • Burglary and Theft 23.68 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 15 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 15 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 32.89 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 9.21 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 13.16 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 20 (Low)
    • Drug offense 22.37 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 93.75 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 78.75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 15 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 11.25 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 19.44 (Very Low)
  • Living in Batumi - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 81.28 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 92.86 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 21.55 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 94.44 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.77 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Batumi

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Batumi

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.96 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 21.27 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 29.6 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 25.9 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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