Lanchkhuti is the administrative center of Lanchkhuti Municipality. History and interesting facts about the city.
Lanchkhuti is the most ordinary city, according to tourists and travelers. The most interesting and mysterious attraction is considered to be the Dzhiheti Convent. There is practically no information about her. Also, the Kolkheti National Park operates on the territory of the city.
There are no pronounced features, from the point of view of travelers and tourists, during Lunchhuti. For quite a long time, the territory of the district was poorly developed and was not suitable for comfortable arrangement and living - swamps, malaria.
The first settlements huddled on the hills - it is likely that you can find something interesting there if you conduct archaeological excavations. Of the man-made natural attractions that are present in Lanchkhuti, it is worth noting the Kolkheti National Park.
Sections of the rainforest formed 65 million years ago, in the age of dinosaurs, have remained in the Colchis lowland since long ago. There are Lanchhuti and magnetic sand on the beaches. But the concentration of magnetite in it is much lower than at the popular resort in Ureki.
Tea connoisseurs will certainly be interested in the local tea factory - during excursions there are tastings of the drink.
One of the most famous attractions of the Lanchkhuti area is the Dzhiheti Convent. The history of the monastery is shrouded in mystery - neither the date of foundation nor the name of the founder has been preserved. And the monument of Georgian culture itself is related to the time of the heaviest defeats and wars waged by Georgia.
The sights of Soviet times include the football club "Guria", whose base was located in Lanchkhuti. At that time, it was the smallest city whose team played in the top league.
Mamati village, Lanchkhut district is the birthplace of Eduard Shevardnadze - the first and last Head of Georgia and the 2nd President of Georgia after the collapse of the USSR. In his house, there is currently a museum, which has been functioning since 2018.