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Aketi (აკეთი) is a village in Georgia, in Guria region. Aketi is located 12km south from Lanchkhuti and 20km northeast from Ozurgeti.


It is known for its old churches and pottery producing. Aketi used to be one of the few center in Georgia of making wine pitchers.

Gurians speak much more quickly than average Georgians from other regions, so it is more complicated to understand them. The older generation speaks Russian fluently, and Armenian as well. The younger generation now studies English. When in need for help, look for younger people; they are more likely to know some English.

Get in[edit]

By bus[edit]

You can catch a minibus (marshutka) from Lanchkhuti.

By car[edit]

Aketi lies on the road, which cnnects Guria's two towns: Ozurgeti and Lanchkhuti. The Road is narrow, but paved with concrete and beautiful and ideal for a scenic drive.

Get around[edit]

Aketi is easily covered on foot or mountain bike.


Our Saviors church
  • 1 Our Saviors church. church was built in developed middle ages
  • 2 Saint George church. church was built in 1899
  • Ruins of 3 Okona Monastery in village Atsana . church was built in 1899


  • Climb a cave in the village 1 Gaguri. The cave was used to keep local treasure from enemies.
  • Fishing in the small rivers
  • Swimming near 2 Waterfall on the river Atsaura
  • Do some pottery with locals, participate in making pitchers.


Pottery products, local wine, honey


If you get invited to someone's house, your host may also offer you Georgian "chacha," an outrageously potent vodka distilled from grapes and local wine.



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