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Borjomi

Practical information on Borjomi

  • Spa and massage
  • Hiking / Trekking
  • Mountain
  • Place or Religious Monument
  • Place or Historical Monument
4 / 5 - One review
How to get there
Two hours from Tbilisi by road
When to go
May through October
Minimum stay
One day

Reviews of Borjomi

Timothée D. Seasoned Traveller
271 written opinions

A pleasant spa town nestling deep in a steep-sided valley, Borjomi is a charming place, and a great destination for a relaxing break away from it all.

My suggestion:
The town can also serve as a nice place to stay when visiting the impressive and unforgettable monastic complex of Vardzia.
My review

The town of Borjomi underwent a period of expansion and development in the 19th century thanks to the presence of natural springs, which provided an unexpected boost to this little place nestling at the heart of a beautiful, verdant and hilly region in southern Georgia. The town rapidly acquired various hotels and other facilities; its sparkling mineral water became established as one of the country's favourites; and the Tsar's brother had a palace built here.

After the ebullience of the tsarist and later the soviet periods, the town underwent a period of relative decline before finally emerging from its slumber and re-establishing itself as a very popular tourist destination amongst the Georgian people. When I went to Borjomi, I found it to be a nice, pleasant town, with a slightly sleepy feel to it, from where you have access to some beautiful hikes, especially in the neighbouring Borjom-Kharagauli National Park, which is a very nice place to spend some time when on an extended trip to Georgia.

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