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Kolkheti National Park

Kolkheti National Park in West Georgia possesses a large area of natural wetlands that are perfect for bird-watching visitors. The coastal zone of the park, combined with an adjacent marine area makes up one of the main migration routes for African...

National Parks

Borjomi-Kharagauli national park

Borjomi has become a synonym for healthy, mineral water spa and the lush green nature of Georgia. The pure environment gives the mineral water the distinctive, sulfuric taste and is well preserved in the forests of Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park.

National Parks

Tusheti National Park

In 2003 the Tusheti National Park was established as a part of the Eastern Caucasus. Perfect for hikers, it possesses spectacular mountain landscape reaching up to 4,800m, where splendid alpine meadows, lakes and extremely well-preserved pine...

National Parks

Tbilisi national park

Tbilisi National Park was established on the basis of Saguramo Strict Nature Reserve, which was created in 1957. The Park is located at a distance of 25 km from Tbilisi and is included in the Green Zone of the city. The Saguramo Strict Nature...

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Lagodekhi National Park

Lagodekhi National Park is located on the southern slope of Eastern Caucasus in Kakheti and offers nature lovers a hiking opportunity through its untouched natural ecosystems, with beautiful lakes and splendid waterfalls. The National Park is a home...

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Vashlovani national park

The Vashlovani National Park is notable for its unique, bad-land-like landscapes of desert and semi-desert steppe vegetation and arid and deciduous forests. The name Vashlovani derived from the natural similarity and disposition of pistachio and...

National Parks

Algeti National Park

The Algeti National Park is located in a historical Kvemo Kartli region, in the district of Tetritskaro, at a distance of 60 km from Tbilisi city. It covers the southern slopes of eastern part of the Trialeti range in the gorge of the Algeti River...

National Parks

Kazbegi National Park

Kazbegi National Park is located on the northern slopes of Main Caucasus range, in the basin of the Tergi River in the Kazbegi district (gorge); with a total area of 9 030 hectares. All of the Kazbegi National Park is mountainous. Its lowest part...

National Parks

Mtirala National Park

Mtirala National Park is located in historical Adjara. There are two tourist trails: 1 day Trail Tsablnari and 2 day Trail Tsivtskaro. The territory of Mtirala is constructed by volcanic-sedimentary rocks of so-called ‘Naghvarevi Pack’, which are...

National Parks

Machakhela National Park

Machakhela National Park is located in the Adjara Region, basin of the Machakhela River. Machakhela itself is a relatively small trans-boundary river between Georgia and Turkey. Machakhela valley is home of the unique variety of relic and endemic...

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Javakheti National Park

Javakheti National Park was established in 2011. Javakheti is located in the Southern Georgia along the border with Armenia and Turkey. The park occupies 16 209 hectares, which include unique volcanic mountains, grassland steppe, sub alpine meadows...

National Parks

Bagrati

The Cathedral of King Bagrat in Kutaisi ranks among the best monuments of Georgian architecture. The constructions began in the last quarter of the 10th century and ended in 1003, during the time of flourishing feudal economy and culture in Georgia....

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Gelati

The Gelati Monastery, a wonderful monumental specimen of Georgian architecture is situated eleven kilometers to the east of Kutaisi in a picturesque ravine of the Tskaltsitela River. Entering the yard of Gelati Monastery you will see the...

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Jvari

The masterpiece of Early Christian Orthodox architecture Jvari Monastery is dated 585-604 cc AD. Located on the hill top near the town Mtskheta, it is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site list in 1994. The name is translated as the Monastery of the...

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Svetitskhoveli

Svetitskhoveli is the main Christian Orthodox Cathedral in Georgia, built in 1010-1029 cc by the Georgian architect Arsukisdze and represents the high artistic value of Feudal time’s architecture. It was the main pilgrimage place on the Silk Road,...

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Ushguli

Ushguli is the highest permanently inhabited village in Europe, located in Svaneti, at the feet of Shkhara, one of the highest Caucasian summits. About 70 families, approximately 250 people live in the village, which dates back more than 2000 years....

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

David Gareji

The Monastery Complex of David Gareja occupies a special place among the numerous cultural monuments of Georgian feudal time by its majesty and historical value.

Caves Sites

Prometheus cave

Prometheus Cave is one of Georgia\'s natural wonders and one of the largest in the world and has many underground rivers. It was discovered in 1984. Its unique features include a variety of halls and landscape diversity.

Caves Sites

Sataplia cave

Sataplia is a rather small cave located in Tskaltubo, Georgia. It is famous for fine speleothems and the dinosaur footprints nearby. The tour enters the through-cave on one hillside, crosses the hill underground and then goes back on the surface...

Caves Sites

Uplistsikhe

Uplistsikhe, the cave town is situated seven km (4.3 miles) southeast of Gori on the left bank of the River Mtkvari and still amazes the visitors by its dimensions, extraordinary position, refined forms and the beauty of decors. You will find huge...

Caves Sites

Vardzia

The unique monument of Georgian architecture, rock-hewn town of Vardzia, is situated in Aspindza, formerly the Samtskhe Province of Georgia, approximately in 70 km to the south from Borjomi city (at about 1 300m altitude). The territory of...

Caves Sites

Armaziskhevi

Armaziskhevi - the residence and burial sites of the Pitiakhshes of the Iberian kings are situated on the right bank of the river Mtkvari, near the estuary of the Armazistskali, two miles west of Mtskheta.

Archaeological Sites

Dmanisi

Dmanisi is an archaeological site in Kvemo Kartli region of Georgia, approximately 93 km southwest of the nation\'s capital Tbilisi in the river valley of Mashavera. The main archaeological event of the last years is a discovery of remnants of the...

Archaeological Sites

Dzalisi

Dzalisi archaeological site consists of several layers from the Bronze Age (3rd -2nd Millennium BC). It was the second capital of Kartli Kingdom up to the period of its decline from 5th to 8th c. AD.

Archaeological Sites

Gonio

Gonio Fortress is recognized to be an important strategic, political and economic centre belonging to the eastern part of the Roman Empire.

Archaeological Sites

Nokalakevi

Nokalakevi - Roman and Byzantine historians knew the city as Archaeopolis, but in the later Georgian chronicles it is mentioned as Tsikhegoji, ‘the fortress of Kuji’, for its eponymous and semi-legendary third-century BC founder.

Archaeological Sites

Sachkhere

Sachkhere is a district at the northern edge of the Imereti Province in Western Georgia. It is located in the River Kvirila\'s basin. The Cave is large, entrance – 22 m, height - 15 m. The day light goes through 60 m. It contains Encelithic - Early...

Archaeological Sites

Sarkine

Sarkine is mentioned in the old Georgian chronicles (the conversion of Kartli and the life of Kartli) among the other Georgian towns it was situated 8km west of Mtskheta, on the left bank of the River Mtkvari, where after the Shio-Mgvime Dzegvi...

Archaeological Sites

Tchiatura

Tchiatura is a city in the Imereti region of Western Georgia. There are Ortvala klde cave and Jruchula cave. These are karst rock shelters with two chambers opening to the east.

Archaeological Sites

Tsikheagora

The multilayered site of Tsikheagora revealed a large architectural complex belonging to the Hellenistic period. Archaeologists have found the twelve meters high hill with the area of 0.5 hectares. The thickness of the cultural layer exceeds six...

Archaeological Sites

Vani

Vani is a town in Imereti region of western Georgia, at the River Sulori (a tributary of the River Rioni), 41 km southwest from the regional capital Kutaisi.

Archaeological Sites

Pshav-Khevsureti Planned Protected Area - PA

Pshav-Khevsureti Planned Protected Areas are located on the southern and northern slopes of the Greater Caucasus Mountains. Pshav-Khevsureti planned Protected Areas include two historic-geographical provinces of the Dusheti Municipality and the main...

Protected Areas

Racha Lechkhumi Lower Svaneti Protected Area

Racha-Lechkhumi – Lower Svaneti Planned PAs are located on the southern slope of Main Watershed of the Caucasus, in the territories of Kvemo Svaneti, Lechkhumi and Racha. It extends in the territories of Administration districts of Lentekhi,...

Protected Areas

Ajameti protected areas

Ajameti Protected Area is located in Baghdati district at 265 km distance from Tbilisi and at 15 km distance from Kutaisi, on the Rioni plain and consists of three districts: Ajameti, Vartsikhe and Sviri. Total area of the Managed Nature Reserve is...

Protected Areas

The Batsara-Babaneuri Protected Areas

The Batsara-Babaneuri Strict Nature Reserve and Ilto Managed Reserve were established as they are today in 2003 by the Georgian law on the \"Establishing and Management of Tusheti, Batsara-Babaneuri, Lagodekhi and Vashlovani Protected Areas\".

Protected Areas

Chachuna protected area

Chachuna Managed Nature Reserve is a Protected Area which was established on the basis of former Chachuna State Forestry. Total area of the Managed Nature reserve is 5200 hectares. Chachuna is located in Kiziki – the historical Kambechovani....

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Gardabani protected area

The area of Gardabani Managed Nature Reserve, established in 1996, is 3484 hectares. The Managed Nature Reserve is located near the Azerbaijan border, in the territories of Gardabani and Marneuli Districts and is at a distance of 39 km from Tbilisi....

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Imereti caves protected areas

Complex of Imereti caves is located at a distance of 10 km from the town of Kutaisi. The area of the complex of Imereti caves is about 354 hectares. The Sataplia itself is located at 500 m above sea level. Karst caves can be found in this territory....

Protected Areas

Katsoburi protected area

Katsoburi Managed Nature Reserve was established in 1996 and its total area is 295 hectares. It is located at a distance of 300 km from Tbilisi, in the southwestern part of Abasha District. The territory of the Managed Nature Reserve is mainly flat...

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Kintrishi protected area

Kintrishi Protected Areas cover the Kintrishi Strict Nature Reserve and Kintrishi Protected Landscape. The breathtaking gorge of the Kintrishi River between the village of Tskhemlovana and the mount of Khino, are located in Achara, Kobuleti...

Protected Areas

Kobuleti protected area

The Kobuleti Protected Areas were established in 1999 and cover the Kobuleti Strict Nature Reserve (331 ha) and Kobuleti Managed Nature Reserve (439 hectare), which are located in Achara Autonomous Republic along the Black Sea coast in the northern...

Protected Areas

Lagodekhi protected area

Lagodekhi Protected Areas are located in the most northeastern part of Georgia, in the Lagodekhi District. This includes the Lagodekhi Strict Nature Reserve and Lagodekhi Managed Nature Reserve along the southern slopes of the main range of the...

Protected Areas

Liakhvi protected area

Liakhvi Strict Nature Reserve is situated in the northeastern part of Ckhinvali district, in the upper streams of the gorge of the Patara Liakhvi River. The greater part of the Strict Nature Reserve (within 6388 - 5386 hectares) is covered with...

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Mariamjvari protected area

Mariamjvari Strict Nature Reserve is located on the southern slopes of Tsivgombori range, at a distance of 60 km from Tbilisi nearby the Antoki village of Sagarejo District (1040 ha). The breathtaking view of Gare Kakheti can be seen from the Strict...

Protected Areas

Tusheti protected area

Tusheti, one of the most beautiful regions of Georgia, is located in the eastern Caucasus. Tusheti is bordered by Dagestan to the east and by Chechnya – to the north. Khevsureti is located to the west of Tusheti and Kakheti – to the south. Tusheti,...

Protected Areas

Vashlovani protected area

Vashlovani Protected Areas includes Vashlovani Nature Reserve, National Park and 3 Natural Monuments – Eagle Gorge, Takhti-Tepa Mud Volcanoes and Kaklisyure Alazani floodplain forest. Located in the Eastern part of Georgia, in the Dedoplistskaro...

Protected Areas

Batumi Botanical Garden

Batumi Botanical Garden is unique as it contains flora from nine phyto-geographic areas. Garden is located 9 km north from the city of Batumi in Mtsvane Kontskhi (“Green Cape”) and occupies a 111 hectare area of land. Visitors can go through the...

Protected Areas

Okatse Canyon

The Okatse Canyon has already attracted and amazed large number of tourists with its magnificent wild nature, astonishing waterfalls and breathtaking views. Located in the Western Georgia, near the village of Gordi, the canyon runs roughly for 14...

Protected Areas

Alaverdi

Alaverdi St. George Cathedral (first half of the 11th century) is located 18 km from the town of Telavi in the Alazani-River valley. Earliest structures of Alaverdi Monastery date back to 6th century. The present day Cathedral is part of an 11th...

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Ateni Sioni Temple

Ateni Sioni Temple is nestled between green rolling hills near the town of Gori. An integral part of the tours to Georgia, the famous medieval structure was built in the 7th century. The architecture of Ateni Sioni Temple is simple yet lovely,...

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Bagrati cathedral

The Cathedral of the Dormition, or the Kutaisi Cathedral, more commonly known as Bagrati Cathedral is the 11th century cathedral church in the city of Kutaisi, the region of Imereti, Georgia. The cathedral is regarded as a masterpiece in the history...

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Betania monastery

The Betania Monastery of the Nativity of the Mother of God commonly known as Betania or Bethania is a medieval Georgian Orthodox monastery. It is a remarkable piece of architecture of the \"Golden Age\" of the Kingdom of Georgia, at the turn of the...

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Bodbe church

The Monastery of St. Nino at Bodbe is a Georgian Orthodox monastic complex and the seat of the Bishops of Bodbe located 2 km from the town of Sighnaghi, Kakheti, Georgia. Originally built in the 9th century, it has been significantly remodeled,...

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Bolnisi church

Bolnisi Church - The earliest known inscription in the Georgian language is to be found on the façade of this late 5th century church. Pagan sculptural elements such as animals and birds merge with the ‘new’ Christian motifs to give a fascinating...

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David gareja monastery complex

David Gareja is a rock-hewn Georgian Orthodox Monastery Complex located in the Kakheti region of Eastern Georgia, on the half-desert slopes of Mount Gareja, some 60–70 km southeast of Georgia\'s capital Tbilisi. The complex includes hundreds of...

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Geguti church

Building process of the royal residence in Geguti began in 7-8th centuries and was accomplished in 13th century. The palace was reconstructed several times, but it was badly preserved and now it needs restoration again. At the beginning, it...

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Gelati monastery

Gelati is a monastic complex near Kutaisi, Imereti, Western Georgia. It contains the Church of the Virgin founded by the King of Georgia David the Builder in 1106, and the 13th century churches of St George and St Nicholas.

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Gergeti saint trinity church

Gergeti Trinity Church (also known as Tsminda Sameba) is a well-known name for Holy Trinity Church situated near the Gergeti village, Georgia. The church is located on the right bank of Chkheri River, at an altitude of 2170 meters, under Mount...

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Gremi church

Gremi is a 16th century architectural monument – the royal citadel and the Church of the Archangels – in Kakheti, Georgia. The complex is what has survived from the once flourishing town of Gremi and is located east of the present-day village of the...

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Ikalto monastery

Late in the 6th century Saint Zenon, one of the ‘Syrian Fathers’ founded the Ikalto Monastery 7-8 km west of the town Telavi. The Monastery was famous as one of the most significant cultural-scholastic centers of Kakheti as well as of the whole of...

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Khintsvisi cathedral

Khintsvisi Cathedral (12th – 13th century) beautifully located on a picturesque wooden mountain slope of Kartli region. The domed cross-planed church of St. Nicolas is adorned with remarkable mural paintings portraying King Giorgi III, Queen Tamar...

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Motsameta monastery

Motsameta monastery is a small and very beautiful monastery with round turrets crowned with peaked tent-shaped domes. The monastery is standing above the rough Rioni River and is buried in coastal vegetation. According to the legend the monastery...

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Nekresi monastery

Nekresi monastery in Kakheti, in Eastern Georgia, situated in Kvareli region not far from Shilda village, represents complex of ecclesiastical buildings and is one of the most important cultural centers of Georgia. The Nekresi monastery ensemble...

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Nikortsminda cathedral

Nikortsminda Cathedral is a Georgian Orthodox Church, located in Nikortsminda, Racha region of Georgia. Nikortsminda was built in 1010-1014 during the reign of Bagrat III of Georgia and was repaired in 1634 by the King Bagrat III of Imereti....

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Ninotsminda cathedral

Ninotsminda Cathedral (c. 575) is located in the village of Sagarejo, in the Kakheti region, Georgia. Ninotsminda Cathedral is highly significant to the development of Georgian architecture, as it predates Jvari Monastery in Mtskheta, and served as...

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Old and new shuamta monasteries

Two of the most important and most beautiful architectural monuments of Kakheti are the Dzveli (‘Old’) and Akhali (‘New’) Shuamta Monasteries. Both of them stand in a forest of deciduous trees which makes them look even more fascinating. Its...

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Old gavazi church

Old Gavazi Church, built in honor of Saint Mary, is built in the shape of a horseshoe, which is a typical form of early – period architecture in Georgia. Pleasantly graceful in appearance, with its three-tiered cobbled roof, arched entranceways and...

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Pitarety cathedral

Built in 1213 during the reign of Lasha-Giorgi, Pitareti Cathedral is one of the best examples of Georgian architecture to be found on the tour of Georgia. It\'s more sophisticated and defined angles make Pitareti Cathedral stand out among the hills...

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Samtavisi church

Samtavisi Church (11th century) represents the pinnacle of early Georgian stone-carving. Many of the ornamentations developed here were used as models for later and grander churches. Note that the Tree of Life on the eastern façade is represented as...

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Samtavro monastery

The present Samtavro Transfiguration Orthodox Church was built in the 1030-1040s in the town Mtskheta. Samtavro St. Nino’s Monastery was built on the place called Upper Church. It was located in the capital city of the Eastern Georgian Kingdom...

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Sapara Monastery

Sapara Monastery dates back to the 10th c-14th c and consists several structures: St. Saba church, bell tower, small chapels, fortress wall, Holly Mother’s church nested on the slopes of the hills.

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Shio Mgvime

The Shio Mgvime monastery is located in a beautiful forest place on the left bank of the river Kura in Georgia. The road follows a narrow limestone canyon from the main square in the town Mtskheta. The medieval monastery consists by several...

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Ananuri fortress

Ananuri castle represents multifunctional architectural complex of the late feudal times in Georgia. Built on the right bank of Aragvi River in 16th-17th cc, it was the main seat of Aragvi Eristavi - Dukes dynasty since 13th c . The village Ananuri...

Fortresses

Atskuri temple

Located in the southern part of Georgia, Atskuri Temple - Fortress was built in the 10th century. Situated near the Mtkvari River valley, which is part of an important and strategic route, Atskuri was a vital stronghold for the defense of Georgia in...

Fortresses

Khertvisi fortress

Khertvisi fortress is one of the oldest fortresses in Georgia and was functional throughout the Georgian feudal period. It is situated in Southern Georgia, in Meskheti region.

Fortresses

Narikala Fortress

Narikala fortress is the most known landmark of Tbilisi. No one leaves Tbilisi without walking around this amazing fortress. You can feel the history of Tbilisi, even though the walls are not in a great shape.

Fortresses

Nokalakevi fortress

Nestled by the picturesque river Tekhuri, on the northern edge of the Colchian plain in Samegrelo, western Georgia, lie the impressive ruins of Nokalakevi (Figures 1 & 2).

Fortresses

Gremi fortress

Gremi is situated in Kvareli region, at a distance of 150 kilometers from Tbilisi. Built by Levan, King of Kakhetians in the 16th century, it was an important town of Kakheti region in middle ages. In the 15th century Gremi was the residence of...

Fortresses

Gonio Fortress

Gonio Fortress (previously called Apsaros or Apsaruntos), is the oldest fortress in Georgia. The name derives from one of the characters of the myth of the Argonauts (Apsaros - brother of Medea).

Fortresses

Gori Fortress

Gori Fortress is a medieval citadel in Georgia, standing above the city of Gori on a rocky hill. The fortress first appears in the 13th century records but archaeological evidence shows that the area had already been fortified in the last centuries...

Fortresses

Rabati fortress

Rabati fortress is situated in the center of Akhaltsikhe, at a distance of 207 km from Tbilisi on the left bank of the river Potskhovi. The old part of the town so-called Rabati is situated on the rocky inn.

Fortresses

Tmogvi castle

The Tmogvi castle stands on 150 meter-high rock on the left bank of the Kura River. The secret tunnel, cut through rocks led to the river. Several construction layers are distinguishable both in the wall stonework and the settlement remains...

Fortresses

Ujarma fortress

City-fortress Ujarma is situated on the right bank of the river Iori, in 45 km to the east of Tbilisi on Gombory Range. Three main periods of construction are defined.

Fortresses

Svan Towers

Svan Towers are considered to be the symbol of Svaneti and a large portion of them date back to Medieval times. The greatest number of Svan towers are still present in Mestia and Ushguli.

Fortresses

The great Mtskheta archaeological museum

Located in Inner Kartli, in the town of Mtskheta and its surroundings; 25 km-s westwards from Tbilisi Mtskheta – the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Iberia (Kartli) and the spiritual-religious centre of the country.

Museums in Regions

Vardzia historical and architectural museum

Sites and monuments preserved on the territory of Vardzia Historical-Architectural Museum-Reserve are as follows: Barrows; Remains of Antique Settlement; Rock villages; Medieval town-castles; Systems of caves of various destinations.

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Uplistsikhe historical and architectural museum

Uplistsikhe historical and architectural museum is located in Historical Shida (Inner) Kartli, 14 km. eastwards from the city of Gori. Visitors will be able to walk on cut in the rock streets and squares, see heathen temples, palaces, depressions...

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Kldekari historical and architectural museum

In Kldekari historical and architectural museum visitor will see: The ancient megalithic complexes extended for several tenths of kilometers on the slopes of Trialeti range, cyclopean castles and ‘the veils’ of the 2 – 1th Millennia BC, a valley...

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Ekvtime Takhaishvili archaeological museum of Guria

Ekvtime Takhaishvili archaeological museum of Guria is located in historical province of Guria, Ozurgeti Municipality, Village of Zedubani , 321 km from Tbilisi. Visitor will see: Memorabilia exhibited in the permanent exposition, related to life...

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Kutaisi historical architectural museum

In Kutaisi historical architectural museum visitor will see: Monuments of Georgian architecture entered in the list of World Kultural Heritage List of UNESCO – Bagrati Cathedral,(11th c.), Gelati Monastery (12th c), Motsameta Monastery , remains of...

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Stepantsminda museum of history

Stepantsminda museum of history building itself is of the urban value. Highly interesting ethnographical and archaeological collections are exhibited there reflecting all peculiarities of local lifestyle.

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Borjomi museum of local history

Borjomi museum of local history occupies the building initially designed as the chancellery of the Imperial House of Romanovs. Pseudo-gothic in style, the construction was built in 1890 by the German architect-designer V. Shveier.

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Niko pirosmanashvili state museum in mirzaani

Niko Pirosmanashvili museum in Mirzaani offers to visit dwelling house of 20th century legendary Georgian artist Nicko Pirosmanishvili (1862 - 1918) where several of his original works are presented in the exhibition halls.

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Gonio archaeological museum

Archaeological-Architectural Museum-Reserve of Gonio-Apsarosi covers the area of Gonio castle. There you can see: The Ancient Roman fortress that is a defensive wall of the most perfect stonework; remains of the monumental constructions of Roman and...

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Stalin Museum

Stalin museum is located in Gori, Kartli region, 65 km from Tbilisi. The town of Gori is Stalin’s birthplace. The museum exhibits re-create surreal and revealing scenes from the life of the dictator and include unique photos, gifts and furniture....

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Svaneti ethnographical museum

In Svaneti ethnographical museum are kept very important and valuable archaeological and ethnographical materials, rich collection of the Georgian manuscripts, icons, etc. There are high level items in the collections donated to Svaneti churches by...

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Tsinandali museum

Tsinandali is Kakhetian residence of the 19th century Prince, poet and public figure, Alexandre Chavchavadze. The exhibits of Tsinandali museum recreate scenes from intellectual life of 18th-19th cc.

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Samtskhe-Javakheti history museum

Ivane Javakhishvili Samtskhe-Javakheti History Museum was established in 1923 as an archive-museum. its archive collection with a wider range of collections representing the history and culture of the region.

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Money museum

Money museum is situated in the Georgian National Bank building. The museum houses materials describing the history of money from 6th c. up to 20th c:

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Dadiani Palace

Dadiani Palaces Historical and Architectural Museum in Zugdidi, West Georgia, Samegrelo region includes: palaces of the Samegrelo queen Ekaterine Chavchavadze-Dadiani and Prince Niko Dadiani, court church and the botanic garden.

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The Nobel Brothers Batumi Technological Museum

The Nobel Brothers Batumi Technological Museum was established in 2007. Museum presents the technical, technological achievements from the end of the 19th c and beginning of 20th c, activity of the Nobel Brothers, the Rotschilds, and Mantashev....

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Sighnaghi Museum

The Sighnaghi Museum, located in the regional capital of Kakheti, was founded in 1947. The first exhibition opened on December 31st, 1950, comprising seven hundred artifacts. The Painting Gallery was founded at the museum in 1967, furnished with...

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Museum of fine arts

Shalva Amiranashvili Museum of Fine Arts houses the best-known Georgian artwork and Golden Treasury.

Museums in Tbilisi

Open air museum of ethnography

Open air museum of ethnography is one of the most unique museums in Georgia: you can physically ‘visit’ almost all the regions of Georgia in several hours and learn about the architecture and traditions of different regions.

Museums in Tbilisi

National museum

National museum operates as a scientific-educational institution that preserves and exhibits a unique collection of natural and human history. The collections of the National Museum cover the history of the country, starting from animal remains...

Museums in Tbilisi

National centre of manuscripts

Georgian National Center is one of the most important depositories of old manuscript books and historical documents in Georgia. The unique collection involves different branches: biblical texts, philosophy, astrology, mathematics, etc. Up to 10000...

Museums in Tbilisi

Mose Toidze House- museum

Mose Toidze 1871-1953, Georgian painter, graphic, academician and professor of the Tbilisi Academy of Arts. Owner of the Lenin medal and the Badge of Honor medal. The museum houses paintings and graphics of the artist, photo and documentary...

Museums in Tbilisi

Georgian museum of literature

Georgian museum of literature houses unique samples of old and contemporary Georgian literature, as well as items representing cultural heritage of foreign countries: manuscripts (12th c. Four Gospels, 17th-19th c.c. philosophical-religious works);...

Museums in Tbilisi

State museum of national instruments

State museum of national instruments houses collections of Georgian and South Caucasian people authentic musical instruments, as well as European mechanical and classical musical instruments. In the museum are kept manuscript notes of Georgian folk...

Museums in Tbilisi

Silk museum

Silk museum was established in 1887 by Nikolai Shavrov, great enthusiast and silk specialist, and the building for it was built in 1892. Along with the museum collections, was established a library (the oldest book is published in 1601). The museum...

Museums in Tbilisi

Cinema history museum

Cinema history museum presents photo archives, cinematographic equipment, books, brochures, periodicals, posters, puppets, archives of well-known cinematographers, as well as video collections of Georgian films, and Charlie Chaplin and Disney films,...

Museums in Tbilisi

Ioseb grishashvili tbilisi history museum

Ioseb Grishashvili Museum of Tbilisi History was founded in 1910 as a City Museum. In 1943 it was renamed to the Tbilisi State Historic-Ethnographical Museum. Currently the museum is named after Georgian poet Ioseb Grishashvili. The museum houses...

Museums in Tbilisi

Elene Akhvlediani House-Museum

The Elene Akhvlediani memorial house-museum was established on April 18th, 1976.This house-museum represents a typical Georgian interior, where visitors can find the artist’s pictorial and graphic artworks, theatrical sketches, costumes, book...

Museums in Tbilisi

Iakob Nikoladze House-Museum

In 1924, the artist Iakob Nikoladze, considered the founder of modern Georgian sculpture, commissioned a studio by the architect Anatoli Kargin.

Museums in Tbilisi

Ucha Japaridze House-Museum

The Ucha Japaridze House-Museum was established in 1988. All of the museums artifacts were collected by the artist himself. The house-museum hosts fine art and graphic collections, as well as memorial objects pertaining to the artists life.

Museums in Tbilisi

The mamadaviti domed church

Mamadaviti domed church is located in the south –west of Tbilisi on Mtatsminda. The name Mtatsminda derived from Atoni St. mountain in the 10th century, at the same time the Mtatsminda mountain is called ‘Mamadaviti’ due to the legend saying that...

Churches in Tbilisi

The court church sachino

The palace of the Queen Darejan, constructed in 1784 (the spouse of Erekle the II) still stands in Isani, this palace is known as ‘Sachino’. The court church is disposed in the palace, that was first known as St. tortures Erekle and Daria...

Churches in Tbilisi

Anchiskhati

In the historical district, in upper Kala, on Shavteli street the Anchiskhati basilica is located, the church dates back to the 6th century, and according to the historical sources it was constructed by Dachi Ujarmeli ( from Ujarma) and it was...

Churches in Tbilisi

Sioni

Virgin Mary church Sioni is located on the street having the same name, in one of the oldest districts of Tbilisi, in upper Kala. According to the legend the first church on the very place was constructed by the King Vakhtang Gorgasali in the 5th...

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Old sameba church

St Sameba (Holy Trinity) church is located behind the National museum on G. Robakidze Street. The first church here was built by Petre Aghniashvili in 1790 (he was appointed as a Ghartiskari watch by the King Erekle the II and he was defending...

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Lower Bethlem

Stairs-Street is directed to the lower Bethlehem church erected on the slope of Kldisubani, in lower Kala. The St. Stephanoz nunnery and a small chapel were founded by the Armenians emigrated from Iran, in 1725-1727. In 1868 a domed church was...

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Upper Bethlehem

Upper Bethlehem church is located in lower Kala, in Kldisubani. According to the legend, the first church here was constructed by the Georgian King Vakhtang Gorgasali and it was one of the distinguished churches as it symbolically resembled the...

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Jvarismama

St. Cross Church known as Jvarismama, is located in lower Kala at the crossing point of Leselidze and Jerusalem streets. According to the legend the construction of the first church on this place is linked with the King Vakhtang Gorgasali. St. Cross...

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Metechi church

Virgin Mary Metekhi church is located on the left bank of the river Mtkvari, on the cliff plateau , the first church on this place was probably built by Vakhtang Gorgasali symbolically resembling the church built on virgin Mary’s tomb in...

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Kvashveti

St. George Kvashveti Church is located on Rustaveli Avenue in 9 April’s garden, its name derived from one of the miracles by Davit Garejeli ,who was one of the 12 Assyrian fathers living and performing their duties in Georgia in the 6th...

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Blue monastery

In Verisubani, St. Andria the first church known as the Blue Monastery is located. Its name derived from the blue decoration of the roof (nowadays the blue decoration of the roof is replaced by the blue paint). According to the legend, St. John...

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Narikala

The ruins of an ancient fence of the mother–castle Narikala still stands on the western ridge of Sololaki. The name Narikala first appeared in the 18th century, until then it was called – Kala castle. In the 6th century the King Dachi strengthened...

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Sameba-holy trinity cathedral church

The Holy Trinity Cathedral Church is the religious center of Georgia. Its construction took 7 years and was finished in 2003. Its height goes up to 101 meters with 137 meter diameter including vestibule gallery. 10 churches are disposed in the...

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Saint marine church

The St. Marine Church is located on Dusheti Street in Avlabari, it is disposed in the depth of the yard and is surrounded by the residential houses, in the south, above the door a bilingual inscription (Georgian and Russian) informs the date of the...

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Saint nino church

St. Nino Church, located on Chitadze Street, was constructed in 1884. The brick church belongs to three span basilica types. The spans are divided with the couple of round columns.

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Iveria virgin Mary church

Iveria Virgin Mary Church is located on E. Manjgaladze Street, the church bearing the same name and constructed in the 80s of the 19th century was located on the very place, its leader was the priest Mikheil Makhatadze, later a presbyter.

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Saint Davit ahgmashenebeli church

St. Davit Ahgmashenebeli Church is located deep in the yard of the state University, the architect of the church is G. Marsagishvili, its construction was completed in 1995 and the interior was painted by the artist A. Goglidze in the same year....

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Saint Nicholas church

St. Nicholas Church is located on the left bank of the River Mtkvari in Tbilisi,K.Khetagurovi Street. At first St. cross appearing church was built on this very place in 1815, which in 1857-1859 was restored by the priest Ioane Imnaidze and he...

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Saint Mikheil tvereli church

At the foot of Mtatsminda Mountain, on Zaldastanishvili Street, the Russian St. Mikheil Tvereli Church, constructed in 1911-1913 is located. The author of the idea of the construction was the Great Russian chief Mikheil Romanov, the church was...

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Saint john the theologian Russian church

St. John the Theologian Russian Church is located at the end of L. Kiacheli Street, a few meters far from the Blue Monastery. It was constructed with the order of the governor-general Golicin in 1898-1901. According to the saying, the St. John The...

Churches in Tbilisi

Kari saint George church

Kari (existed with the court ) Church is located in upper Kala, on Erekle the II square, the first St. Archangels church on this place was built by Vakhtang Gorgasali and it was destroyed during the Mongols attack at the end of the 14th...

Churches in Tbilisi

Kldisubani saint George church

In one of the oldest districts of Tbilisi in lower Kala, on a rocky slope the Kldisubani St. George Church, constructed in 1753, is located. The church, constructed in 1600, preceded the St. George Church; the presented church was built with the...

Churches in Tbilisi

Norashen armenian church

The Armenian Church known as Norasheni is located in Lower Kala on Leselidze Street, next to Jvarismama Church. The name ‘Norasheni’ means ‘new settlement’ in the Georgian language. This church is St. Mary Church. The first church was built on this...

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Saint peter and paul catholic church

Saint Peter and Paul Catholic Church located on Ivane Javakhishvili Street was built in 1870-1877 by the order of Konstantine Zubalashvili, the head of Roman-catholic parish and the supporter; the church was built according to the project...

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Catholic cathedral

A long history preceded the construction of catholic cathedral in lower Kala, on G. Abesadze (ex –Catholics) street that dates back to the 13th century since the Catholics settlement in Tbilisi. In 1240 the Dominican monks founded a monastery and...

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Synagogue

The Jews have been living in Tbilisi since it was founded. According to the sources that have come up to day, their main dwelling area was lower Kala. At this very time the Hebrews had the synagogue in Kldisubani, though it did not survive the...

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Mosque

The Arabian conquest of the 18th century was entailed with settlement of the Muslim population. According to Platon Ioseliani, the first Mosque in Tbilisi was constructed in the 16th century it was the Shiite Mosque constructed on the place of the...

Churches in Tbilisi

Alaverdi Cathedral

Alaverdi St. George Cathedral (first half of the 11th century) is located 18 km from the town of Telavi in the Alazani-River valley. Earliest structures of Alaverdi Monastery date back to 6th century. The present day Cathedral is part of an 11th...

Tentative World Heritage Sites

Ananuri

The Ananuri fortified ensemble (architect K. Bakhsarashvili), dating from the 17th century, is located on the left bank of the Aragvi River, along the famous original Georgian Military Highway, 66 km from Tbilisi. It incorporates a circuit wall with...

Tentative World Heritage Sites

Kolchis wetlands and forests

Area of Colchis wetlands and forests is 74 826 ha. Due to its uniqueness, Colchis wetlands ecosystems were given a status of international importance under the Ramsar Convention in 1997.

Tentative World Heritage Sites

Dmanisi

Recent excavations of Dmanisi have revealed an extraordinary record of the earliest hominid dispersal beyond Africa (1.75 million years ago). Several hominid individuals along with abundant well-preserved remains of fossil animals and stone...

Tentative World Heritage Sites

Gremi

The Church of Archangels Michael and Gabriel, the Royal Tower and medieval winery are main monuments of Gremi. The area have been proposed for inclusion into the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The town appears to have occupied the area of...

Tentative World Heritage Sites

Kvetera

The Church in Kvetera is erected on the top of a hill within the structure of the 10th century Kvetera Fortress. The Church of Kvetera Fortress is a very interesting composition, light, refined and exquisite. It is a tetraconch in plan (four-apse...

Tentative World Heritage Sites

Tusheti

Mta-Tusheti, a small historic geographic region in the Eastern Georgia located on the northern slopes of the Greater Caucasus Mountains, covers the area of approximately 796 sq. km. It is one of the most ecologically unspoiled regions in Caucasus....

Tentative World Heritage Sites

Nikortsminda Cathedral

The Nicortsminda Cathedral of St. Nicholas is one of the most important architectural monuments of the medieval Georgia. It is located in the village bearing the same name in the mountainous region Racha in Western Georgia. According to the...

Tentative World Heritage Sites

Samtavisi

The Samtavisi domed Cathedral, built in 1030 by architect Hillarion Samtavneli, is remarkable due to the beauty of proportions and refinement of carving on the façades. Compared with other similar structures of the same period its plan is somewhat...

Tentative World Heritage Sites

Shatili

Shatili is a historic highland village in Georgia, near the border with Chechnya. It is located on the northern slope of the Greater Caucasus Mountains, in the historical Georgian province of Upper Khevsureti, which is now part of the modern-day...

Tentative World Heritage Sites

Tbilisi historic district

Tbilisi is a grand sample of Georgian urban heritage, in which an interesting process of adoption of foreign influences penetrating in the course of the centuries, their creative transformation and adaptation to the traditional Georgian dwelling and...

Tentative World Heritage Sites

Vani

Vani (7th -1st centuries BC) is an ancient temple city in the Colchis Lowlands located on the western bank of the Sulori River at its confluence with the Rioni River. It is located on a hill bordered by two ravines and overlooks the plains through...

Tentative World Heritage Sites

Vardzia Khertvisi

Vardzia-Khertvisi, comprising a vast territory in the upper reaches of the river Mtkvari basin, and spread over 18 km from Khertvisi (Medieval residence) to Vardzia (12th-13th cc. rock-cut monastery) is significant in many respects: unique natural...

Tentative World Heritage Sites

Chateau Mukhrani

Château Mukhrani winery in Georgia (founded in 2003) combines modern and traditional technologies of wine making & large variety of different wine flavors. Visit Chateau Mukhrani with Georgian holidays!

Wineries in Georgia

Kvareli tunnel

Winery is located in Kakheti region, the village Kvareli, in a tunnel carved in the rock of the Caucasus mountain range. The tunnel stores Winery Khareba wines. Visit Kvareli tunnel with Georgian Holidays!

Wineries in Georgia

Numisi Winery

Step in the world of the oldest XVI century Numisi wine cellar located in the small village of Velistsikhe, Kakheti region. Visit Numisi wine cellar with Georgian holidays!

Wineries in Georgia

Pheasants Tears

Pheasant Tears winery is located in Sighnaghi “town of love” and produces artisanal wines fermented in Qvevri, according to ancient Georgian traditions. Visit Pheasant’s Tears with Georgian holidays!

Wineries in Georgia

Sarajishvili Brandy Factory

Sarajishvili brandy factory is the first brandy producing factory in Georgia which used the classic technologies founded in 1884 (throughout the Russian Empire) by David Sarajishvili. Visit Sarajishvili Brandy factory with Georgian holidays!

Wineries in Georgia

Twins Wine Cellar

Wine Company & Museum named Twins Wine Cellar is located in the village of Napareuli and was established by twin brothers Gia and Gela Gamtkitsulashvili. The company is oriented on Kakhetian method of wine production and follows family traditions of...

Wineries in Georgia

Shumi

Just a minute drive from historic Tsinandali is the wine company, SHUMI. The company owns Vazioni museum which houses a fine collection of wine related exhibits, an ethnography department and a wine-tasting area. Visit Shumi winery with Georgian...

Wineries in Georgia

Schuchmann Wines

The Schuchmann Wines Château in Kisiskhevi is part of a larger complex of buildings, nestled within a dreamlike environment with a view of the mostly snow - covered Caucasus mountains. Visit Schuchmann winery with Georgian holidays!

Wineries in Georgia

Didi Ateni Nika Vacheishvilis Marani

Marani is only 10 minute walk away from magnificent temple of Ateni Sioni, in the remarkable historic wine-making location, breathtaking setting with old vineyard terraces and gardens.

Wineries in Georgia

Iagos Wine

Iago is a winery owner and winemaker from a small village Chardakhi in Kartli region. He is passionate about producing Georgian traditional quality wines using qvevri (clay vessels burred underground). Iago s Wine is a pleasant, small boutique,...

Wineries in Georgia

Chateau Zegaani

Chateau Zegaani - is an estate, built in 1820, by the great political and cultural figure of the XIX century and the founder of Georgian viticulture and winemaking – Prince Alexander Chavchavadze. Visit Chateau Zegaani with Georgian Holidays!

Wineries in Georgia

Taglaura

Taglauras are also distinguished for their scale and location. Besides wide climatized halls, guests can enjoy themselves in semi closed and open balconies. Visitors can dine by the 10 meters tall beautiful waterfall, gather under traditional...

Restaurants in Tbilisi

Tsiskvili

Restaurant - Museum Ethno Tsiskvili opened in 2002 and is an iconic Georgian restaurant.The unique authentic design is reached with: the natural waterfall, water mill and many ancient antiquities. Visit Ethno Tsiskvili with Georgian Holidays!

Restaurants in Tbilisi

In the shadow of Metekhi

Located in the old part of Tbilisi, Georgian restaurant In the Shadow of Metekhi offers cozy ambiance along with wonders of local cuisine. Visit restaurant In the shadow of Metekhi with Georgian Holidays!

Restaurants in Tbilisi

Bread House

As soon as guests take a glimpse of Bread House, they will find themselves in the Satone (hall with Georgian bakery). Long Kakhetian Shoti and round thin Madauri will be baked in front of guests. Visit Bread house with Georgian Holidays!

Restaurants in Tbilisi

Mepetubani

Visit the restaurant Mepetubani, taste the Georgian cuisine, which is rich in a variety of delicious dishes.

Restaurants in Tbilisi

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