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Mikheil Khegiani House Museum

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M. Khegiani st. 34, Mestia 384750, Georgia
+995 595 41 29 61
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

With very modest budget this museum is informative, well built and interesting. Michail K. was a great alpinist and his heritage speaks for itself. You can also climb the Svan tower of thr museum, it's way safer than the Svan Tower located further in the...More

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Learn about famous Georgian mountaineer, his life, achievements and unfortunate death. Local guide will briefly tell you about old Svan culture and lifestyle

Thank Dima D
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Very interesting. We went there on purpose through the whole meditation and never regretted. Fascinated story about the most courageous man.

Thank Anna V
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We had some free time so we went to see this museum that shows 2 things: the life in Svaneti hundreds of years ago, and also the life of Mikheil Khegiani the famous mountaineer.

Thank 636giladb
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Aptly for the theme of the museum, it was rather a trek to get to it particularly when in the winter when the road is covered with snow and ice! We were also followed by stray dogs and met a few other dogs on the...More

Thank Agsie
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

An interesting way to imagine life long ago in that area. Not really a gem but it will do its job and i think it is worth a visit

Thank bittermelon2015
Reviewed 1 March 2018

For everyone interested in mountain climbing history it is must see place. House of one of the most famous Svan climber offers exhibition of climbing stuff of mid of XX century, old Svan house, picture gallery. Must visit place in Mestia

Thank Highlanderge
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Dedicated to the famous Georgian alpinist, Mikheil Khergiani, this museum displays his photos and artifacts of his life, his climbing achievements, and his awards. There is an original Swani home with the traditional furniture, which was very interesting. I also found his climbing equipment to...More

Thank EmilyPNW
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A relatively steep walk uphill will bring you to this amazing place. Make sure you get the guided tour and a translator, since they were the only one who could give you a full idea of those amazing watch towers you see all over the...More

Thank 70ava
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Those who will make an effort to get to the place which is a bit on the outskirts of Mestia will not regret. I was lucky to be guided by the owner, who took time to explain the idea of a Svan house, the personality...More

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