Samegrelo is situated in western Georgia, on the territory of Kolkheti National Park, well known from the myth about Argonauts and ancient powerful kingdom of Kolkheti. Samegrelo is a very diverse part of the country. It embraces Kolkheti Valley, the lowest part of Georgia with its swamps and water bodies as well as its mountainous grasslands bordering Svaneti from the north and high passes at 3000 meters above sea level. The real beauty of Samegrelo is Lake Toba Varchkhili, also known as Silver Lake, located at 2600 meters above sea level. It is said, that the lake is miraculous and if a man bathes in, thunderstorm and bad weather will be followed. Archaeopolis – an ancient city dating back to 8th-7th centuries B.C. and covering about 20 hectares is located in Samegrelo. From this place, River Techura runs in the narrow canyon and reaches Martvili, where beautiful church and Gochkadili canyon is located. Sunlight hardly reaches its narrow rocks and green waters. On these walls, scientists discovered bones of fossil dinosaurs and some of their footprints dating back to 75 million years. Samegrelo’s Black Sea border is village Anaklia, where Kolkheti National Park is located. Samegrelo boasts with the beautiful Palace-museum of Dadiani – constructed in the botanical garden of Zugdidi, where many interesting and unique exhibits are preserved. Megrelians speak Megrelian language, with same roots as the modern Georgian language but is more archaic. Migrelian cuisine is very delicious and different from those of other regions.

Samegrelo

Samegrelo is situated in western Georgia, on the territory of Kolkheti National Park, well known from the myth about Argonauts and ancient powerful kingdom of Kolkheti. Samegrelo is a very diverse part of the country. It embraces Kolkheti Valley, the lowest part of Georgia with its swamps and water bodies as well as its mountainous grasslands bordering Svaneti from the north and high passes at 3000 meters above sea level. The real beauty of Samegrelo is Lake Toba Varchkhili, also known as Silver Lake, located at 2600 meters above sea level. It is said, that the lake is miraculous and if a man bathes in, thunderstorm and bad weather will be followed. Archaeopolis – an ancient city dating back to 8th-7th centuries B.C. and covering about 20 hectares is located in Samegrelo. From this place, River Techura runs in the narrow canyon and reaches Martvili, where beautiful church and Gochkadili canyon is located. Sunlight hardly reaches its narrow rocks and green waters. On these walls, scientists discovered bones of fossil dinosaurs and some of their footprints dating back to 75 million years. Samegrelo’s Black Sea border is village Anaklia, where Kolkheti National Park is located. Samegrelo boasts with the beautiful Palace-museum of Dadiani – constructed in the botanical garden of Zugdidi, where many interesting and unique exhibits are preserved. Megrelians speak Megrelian language, with same roots as the modern Georgian language but is more archaic. Migrelian cuisine is very delicious and different from those of other regions.