Svetickhoveli cathedral – Jvari monastery
Gori – Josep Stalin’s museum
Uplistsikhe cave city
Back to Tbilisi hotel
IN TOUR INCLUDED
entrance fees √
4×4 car if necessary √
no limited timing √
Bottle of water √
Uplistsikhe cave city tour
Jvari monastery – 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 Cross.
According to traditional accounts, in the early 4th century Saint Nino stayed here to pray and erected a wooden cross on Mtskheta’s highest hill. The church was built on the crest of a cliff at a confluence of the rivers Mtkvari and Aragvi. It is a representative of the tetra conch architectural type Read more..
Stalin’s Museum – is situated in Gori, in the town where Stalin was born. The complex of the museum was opened in 1957. The complex of the museum includes the memorial house, Stalin’s carriage and the two-storeyed exhibition building. In front of the building Stalin statue is situated (sculptor Silovan Kakabadze). Unique displays: memorial things, presents, canvases, photo- and film documents are gathered in the museum. READ MORE
Uplistsikhe Cave city – 10 km from Gori on the bank of the river Kura there stands one of the rarest monuments in the world. The ancient fortified city Uplistsikhe cut inside the volcanic rocks of the Kvernaki ridge. It was first mentioned in the annals of the 1st century BC and prospered in the 9th -10th centuries. Even from afar this quaint rocky city looks bewitching. READ MORE