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Bakuriani – for Medical and Eco-tourism lovers

bakuriani 006Author Amalia Ambarcumiani

reporter Oliko Tsiskarishvili

translated by Tinatin Bujiashvili

Bakuriani is one of the winter resorts in Georgia. Winter months are snowy. Sometimes it snows from December to March. The history of Bakuriani starts from Borjomi. Borjomi mineral water became popular in XIX century for its medical features. In 1890 Industrial bottling of “Borjomi” started. In 1898-1901 Borjomi-Bakuriani a narrow railroad was built. Bakuriani is built up by the lava flows from the Mukheri volcano. The region around Bakuriani is covered with coniferous forests. In 1902-1910 a Botanical garden was built on Kokhta Gora slope under the direction of Rolov and Phomin. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on January 30, 2013 in Ecotourism, Medical Tourism