The name Tkibuli was first mentioned in historical documents from the 13th century. There are signs of human habitation from ancient times (for example in the Magara Caves).
Chestnut and acacia honeys
Imereti region is well-known for the production of this special and unique kind of honey, which is very beneficial for the liver and gall bladder functions. It also helps to cure anemia, improves blood circulation and strengthens the whole organism. The area is densely covered with edible chestnut forests, from which the local product is made in the traditional way. Chestnut honey, like other forest honeys such as spruce or pine, chestnut honey has more antioxidants and greater anti-inflammatory properties than paler varieties. It is said, that chestnut honey has the peculiarly high electric conductivity up to above 1000 μs/cm. It can be easily found the range of the hospitable local producers of this healing honey around Tkibuli.