One of the most interesting places in Upper Racha is Brili, a historical settlement of great importance, considered a treasure of Caucasian civilization. The ruins of Brili are located in Oni Municipality, in the Rioni river valley. The settlement is uninhabited, except for shepherds with their animals. Archaeological excavations conducted from 1939 to 1961 found many artifacts, called the „Treasure of Brili”. These artifacts demonstrate connections between prehistoric cultures on the territory now known as Georgia with ancient Egypt. One
The local bazaar is a place you should visit during your stay in Oni. Every Thursday, residents from neighboring villages come to the city centre to sell fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables. If you are in Oni on a Thursday, it is definitely worthwhile to go and have a look. The bazaar is open from 6:30 in the morning.