Borjomi is one of the main balneology and climate health resorts of Georgia. At the alt. of 810 m and at the distance of 160 km from Tbilisi, it is covered with unbelivable forests. Crystal-clear air, warm summer (+19 C), mild winter (-3 C) made Borjomi famous since XIX century.
Borjomi is well known for its mineral waters that have been revered for centuries for having positive healing effects on people with digestion disorders.
Borjomi is a brand of naturally carbonated mineral water, of volcanic origin, from springs in the Borjomi Gorge of central Georgia. It is over 1,500 years old. It is pushed up to the surface from 1500m below ground by natural carbon dioxide pressure. Borjomi does not cool down before it reaches the surface and comes out at a temperature of 38–41 °C (100–106 °F).
Archaeological excavations, have revealed the existence of stone bathes in the area, proving that these mineral waters have been utilized by people for thousands of years. The original name of Borjomi was Tori. It has variety of historical sights, various churches and monasteries which were built between the 6th and 13th centuries.
The state has recently established the Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park to help preserve the beautiful and unique nature of Borjomi.