Monument of Vakhtang I Gorgasali

The Monument of Vakhtang I Gorgasali was built in 1967.  The sculptor of this monument is Elguja Amashukeli. Therefore, the location is perfect, just in the old part of the city near the Metekhi church. Vakhtang I Gorgasali or Vakhtang the Wolf Head was the King of Iberia during the late 5th and early 6th [...]
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17 Important facts about Georgia

You might have heard about Georgia since it has been in the news quite a lot lately, but not many know about the country itself. Meanwhile, here is a list of 17 important facts about Georgia. 17 important facts about Georgia Georgia is located in the Caucasus Mountains between the Black Sea and the Caspian [...]
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Chronicle of Georgia

The Chronicle of Georgia (or History Memorial of Georgia) is a monument located near the Tbilisi sea. It was created by Zurab Tsereteli in 1985 but was never fully finished. The monument chronicles the history of Georgia. The monument sits at the top of a large set of stairs. 16 pillars are between 30–35 meters tall and the [...]
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Digomi Forest Park

Digomi Forest Park - located in Tbilisi, at Digomi Massive, between Akhmeteli and Ljubljana streets. The history of the forest park dates back to 1934 when the Tbilisi Basic Seedling Farm was established here. It also had the function of a windbreak. According to the city plan, its area was 75 hectares. However today only, 20.5 hectares [...]
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Narikala Fortress

Narikala Fortress, the ‘Little Fortress’, sits on a rocky outcrop in the Tabori Range, high over Old Tbilisi and the Mtkvari River.  It is the most known and ancient monument of Tbilisi's antiquity; the townspeople call it “the heart and soul of the city”. Tbilisi Botanical Garden lies behind the fortress, while the heart of [...]
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Omalo

Omalo is a central village in the historical region of Tusheti, Georgia. Administratively, it is part of the Akhmeta District in Kakheti. It lies between the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range and the Pirikita Range of Tusheti. Due to Omalo's high mountain location on the northern slopes of the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range and the absence [...]
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Ananuri Complex

Ananuri is one of the most well-preserved castles in Georgia. This castle is trendy among tourists. It is located 70 km away from Tbilisi, in the same name village, on a Georgian military road. The location of the castle is extremely favorable. Zhinvali Water Reservoir and mountains surround the complex. The buildings included in the [...]
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Zhinvali Water Reservoir

Zhinvali Water Reservoir is located in the Mtskheta-Mtianeti region, north of the small town of Zhinvali, in the middle of the Aragvi River. Its surface area is 11.5 km² and the maximum depth is 75 m. The reservoir supplies drinking water to about half of the population of Tbilisi. The dam was built in 1986. It is one [...]
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David Gareji Monastery

David Gareji is a rock-hewn Orthodox monastery complex located in the Kakheti region of Eastern Georgia, some 60–70 km southeast of Georgia's capital Tbilisi. The complex also includes hundreds of cells, churches, chapels, refectories and living quarters hollowed out of the rock face. A brief history of the David Gareji Monastery Back in the 6th [...]
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Zedazeni Monastery

Zedazeni Monastery is a Georgian Orthodox monastery. It is located on the Zedazeni mountain the hills of Saguramo, northeast of Mtskheta, and to the east side of the Aragvi River.     The main entrance to Zedazeni Monastery   The forest around the monastery   Spring flowers in the forest A brief history of Zedazeni [...]
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