Batumi Botanical Garden

Batumi Botanical Garden

Batumi Botanical Garden overlooks the Black Sea and is one the largest and richest botanical gardens in the world. Created by the Russian botanist Andrey Nikolayevich Krasnov in the 1880s, the Garden officially opened in 1912 and recently celebrated its centenary. Located 9 km north of Batumi at Mtsvane Kontskhi (Green Cape), it contains thousands of beautiful species of plants and consists of the following floristic sections: Transcaucasian humid subtopic, New Zealand, Australian, Himalayan, East Asian, North American, South American, Mexican, and Mediterranean.

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