First Lady of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO goodwill ambassador, MP Mehriban Aliyeva visited places of interest in Batumi on Sunday. AzerTAj State News Agency reported.
Mehriban Aliyeva and Georgian President`s spouse Sandra Elizabeth Roelofs have visited the Gonio-Apsaros historical museum-reserve.
The Gonio-Apsaros fortress is a Roman fortification dating back to 8-7 centuries B.C.
The total length of the walls is 900 m, height - 5 m, the towers are 7 m high. Today the fortress contains 18 towers. There is an ancient water pipe.
It later belonged to Byzantium, Ottoman Empire and Georgian principality.
The museum presents coins, Roman ceramics and other items.
When viewing the clock tower, Georgian President`s spouse Sandra Elizabeth Roelofs said the clock can be seen from every place in Batumi.
Mehriban Aliyeva saw layouts of infrastructure projects to be implemented in Batumi.
First Lady of Azerbaijan visited the historical core of Batumi.
Mehriban Aliyeva was informed about the Venetian style building.
The reconstruction work is being carried out in the European square in Batumi.
First Ladies of Azerbaijan and Georgia have also visited a Technological Museum of Nobel brothers.
The Nobel brothers built the oil terminal in 1883 here to deliver oil from Baku to the world markets.
The exhibition at the museum shows the technological innovations that the Nobel brothers introduced in Batumi at the end of the nineteenth century.
The museum, which used to be Nobel brothers` house, showcases their photographs and possessions.
Mehriban Aliyev signed the guest book there.