Mahuntseti Waterfall, Queen Tamara Bridge in Adjara, flora and fauna of the center of Adjara
The rare stone bridge of Queen Tamara, the rarest species of plants and animals, a 52-meter waterfall - all this is collected in one place - in the center of Adjara in Georgia. Find out all about the beautiful village of Mahuntseti together with the Madloba directory. Walk along the amazing ancient bridge, which still retains its appearance, feel the power of the mountain waterfall!
Approximately 0.5 km away. A medieval stone bridge has been preserved from the Mahuntseti Waterfall. About 25 such bridges have been preserved in the region. They are called Tamara bridges, since most of them were built during the reign of Queen Tamara (XI-XII centuries).
Shuakhevsky municipality is located in the very center of Adjara. The municipality borders Guria from the north, Turkey from the south, and the Khuloy, Kedsky and Kobulet municipalities from the east. Most of the territory is occupied by mountains of medium height, on the slopes of which the rarest endemic plant species are collected: oak, hornbeam, maple, elm, beech, linden, ash, pine, spruce, yellow rhododendron, Pontic rhododendron, blueberry, laurel, as well as the rarest relics that are on the verge of extinction and listed in the Red Book - yew berry and Colchian boxwood.
The world of animals is also diverse. Here live: wild pig, hare, badger, marten. Among the birds are woodpeckers, thrushes, cuckoos, European woodcocks, capercaillie, woodcocks. Commercial fish are found in the waters of the Achariskali River and its tributaries: trout, barbel, barabulka, etc. The Mahuntsetistskali River flows through the territory of the municipality, which originates on the southern slope of the Mahuntseti Mountain (altitude 1386 m above sea level), which is located on the Adjara-Imereti (Meskheti) ridge. The total length of the river is 10 km . On the territory of the village of Mahuntseti, the river forms a magnificent waterfall, the total height of which is 52 meters.