Dadiani Palaces Historical and Architectural Museum, Zugdidi

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Dadiani Palaces History and Architectural Museum is a Georgian national museum located in Zugdidi, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region, Georgia. The Dadiani Palaces History and Architecture Museum is considered to be one of the most eminent palaces in Caucasus.HistoryThe first exhibition, of archaeological excavations of the ancient city of Nakalakevi was prepared by Megrelian prince David Dadiani and took place in 1840. Three palaces form the modern museum complex, parts of which are also Blachernae Virgin Church and Zugdidi Botanical Garden. The Dadiani Palaces History and Architecture Museum houses some exhibits of natural cultural heritage of Georgia – Tagiloni treasure materials, Mother of God holy vesture, the icon of queen Bordokhan – mother of queen Tamar of Georgia, manuscripts from 13th – 14th centuries, miniatures, memorial relics of Dadiani dynasty, and objects connected to emperor of France Napoleon Bonaparte – brought to the palace by the husband of David Dadiani's daughter, prince Achille Murat, grandson of Napoleon's sister, Carolina.The palace was fully transformed into a museum on May 1, 1921, at the initiative of Georgian ethnographer and geologist Akaki Chanturia.
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  • Very beautiful! Very many surviving pieces of furniture, even utensils. Entrance fee. You cannot take pictures inside
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  • Got here not specifically, but after seeing the wonderful park, decided to take a stroll, it turned out that this place is the main attraction of the city and of course, any tourist it is worth visiting this place, deep in the Park fairy palace, inside were not included, unfortunately, already nearing evening. Oh well, will be a reason to come back again
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  • As almost any in Georgia requires of course funding-park, in which it is located is a bit down, but the Palace is definitely worth a look. Totally without my plan after this country suggesting only the opinions of lokalsów and so we got to Zugdidi and Dadianich Palace. She spoke in English, ticket prices were ridiculously low. We were planning to go on a night to Anaklii, but she suggested we hit there only for part of the day, and the next day they went to mestia, because this is a great place and, as it were, the cradle of their culture-I am grateful for the tip.
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  • Definitely worth a visit!! Considering I was here during non-touristy season and the only customer in the museum as far as I could tell, the staff was a little below par. Occasionally I'd hear them watching a video on their phones or messaging. Also they followed behind me closing the doors and turning of the lights of each room right behind me as I moved from room to room. Still, the exhibits are well worth seeing! Sadly the robe of Mary (the Theotokos) was not out for viewing when I was there -- don't know why not.
  • Amazing place! The Dadiani Palaces History and Architecture Museum is considered to be one of the most eminent palaces in Caucasus. The first exhibition, of archaeological excavations of the ancient city of Nakalakevi was prepared by Megrelian prince David Dadiani and took place in 1840.Three palaces form the modern museum complex, parts of which are also Blachernae Virgin Church and Zugdidi Botanical Garden.The Dadiani Palaces History and Architecture Museum houses some exhibits of natural cultural heritage of Georgia – Tagiloni treasure materials, Mother of God holy vesture, the icon of queen Bordokhan – mother of queen Tamar of Georgia, manuscripts from 13th – 14th centuries, miniatures, memorial relics of Dadiani dynasty, and objects connected to emperor of France Napoleon Bonaparte – brought to the palace by the husband of David Dadiani's daughter, prince Achille Murat, grandson of Napoleon's sister, Carolina. The palace was fully transformed into a museum on May 1, 1921, at the initiative of Georgian ethnographer and geologist Akaki Chanturia.
  • Very beautiful ! Must visit if passing through Zugdidi! The garden is nice looking and the palace inside looks very fancy and old. Will want to make you go back in the time!
  • Welcome site for relax, read a book, visit museum. Unexpected beautiful green parc
  • Really great pictures of Dadiani and Napoleon and a bloke who is the image of the great Rowen Atkinson which is a bit of a surprise
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