Private Day Tour to Mtskheta

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Excursion to the ancient capital of Georgia - Mtskheta. Visit to the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, where you can see greatest sanctity of the Georgian Church - Heaton of the Lord. Visit the monastery Jvari. Also visiting Gori city and cavetown-Uplistsikhe.

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Stop At: Svetitskhoveli Cathedral

Mtskheta The ancient capital of Georgia, Mtskheta, has always been the religious center of the country. The city was founded in I century BC, it was declared the capital from the III century BC. At the V century AF The church of Svetitskhoveli rises in the center of the city, this church has always been and remains the Christian center of Orthodox Georgia, where Georgian kings and representatives of the royal family of Bagrationi were crowned and buried.According to the legends, the great sanctity of the Georgian Church, the Heaton of the Lord, is kept at the base of Svetitskhoveli.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jvari Church

Near Mtskheta is one of the oldest monasteries in the country, called Jvari (VI century). From the area near the church is a charming view of the city.The cultural monuments of this region are protected by UNESCO and belong to the world heritage.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gori Fortress

Gori is one of the important cities on the Silk Road, during the tour you will see Gori Fortress, a strong fortification on a hill, from where a pleasant view of the city opens. The fortress survived for many centuries and destructions, today only the fortress walls remain. The museum of I.V. Stalin is located also in Gori.

Duration: 2 hour

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The city Uplistsikhe emerged at the end of II - at the beginning of I millennium BC. it included more than 700 caves and cave structures, but only 150 have survived. Several hundreds of various structures were carved into the rocks, including temples, public buildings and residential buildings, wells and gutters, city gates, streets and fortifications of the city were equipped.. Uplistsikhe was on the Silk Road.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Tbilisi Mall

You will be able to have a shoppind during trip

Duration: 1 hour
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