Apsaros Fortress- is located to the south of Batumi, in 12 km. distance, on the left bank of the river Chorokhi. As the result of archeological excavations in this mentioned territory were gained materials from the Hellenistic, Byzantine and Ottoman period. The history of Gonio-Apsaros is closely related to the myth of the Argonauts. It is known that it was here that King Ayet buried his son Apsaros, who fled and was killed by Jason. A museum also operated in Gonio fortress territory.