In addition to the beautiful city center, there are numerous historical, religious and cultural sights in and around Kutaisi, such as the Bagrati Cathedral, the church of Dedamschoblis Charebis Tareba, the church of St. George (Tsminda Giorgis Eklesia), the Historical Museum, the Parliament building or the three synagogues. Just outside the city are the Gelati Monastery, the Motsameta Monastery, the caves of Prometheus and Sataplia including the Sataplia Nature Reserve and the Okatse Canyon.
Panoramic view of Kutaisi, the main city in the Imereti Region.
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How to get to Kutaisi
The 230 km from Tbilisi to Kutaisi will take you about 3 hours. Batumi is a bit closer; it takes around 2.5 hours (155 km) to Kutaisi.
There are marshrutkas every hour connecting Tbilisi and Kutaisi. They leave at the railway station or Didube station and the trip costs 10 GEL (4 USD).
The International Airport is situated 25 km west of Kutaisi. WizzAir connects Kutaisi with numerous European cities. VanillaSky offers flights to Mestia in Svaneti.
The train ticket from Tbilisi to Kutaisi costs 9 GEL (a bit less than 4 USD). There are train connections to Kutaisi from nearly every city in Georgia.