Dadiani Palace – the patrimonial palace of an ancient aristocratic family the megrelski of princes Dadiani who is in Zugdidi.
Dadiani was connected by related bonds with Napoleon Bonaparte. One of Dadiani’s princesses left is married for the nephew Napoleon and as a result of this communication, the princely family was devolved by a set of relics which belonged to Napoleon.
To reach to Dadiani’s Palace it is necessary to pass through madly charming, well well-groomed park with beautiful lamps and fountains.
Dadiani’s estate is glorified by the garden which the princess Dadiani decorated with unusual plants and trees of the most rare grades. Today Dadiani’s garden, is the Zugdidi’s Botanical Garden, whose area makes 26,4 hectares.
In Dadiani’s Palace the family historical museum where the unique collection of works of arts, some personal belongings and pieces of furniture of the emperor is stored is located. Here one of the most important relics – a shroud of Virgin Maria which ancestors of princes of Dadiani brought from Byzantium in the XV century is stored.
Today in a treasury of the museum more than 40 thousand exhibits which considerable part is unique or represent rare examples of national culture.