Mtskheta - Gori - Uplistsikhe caves

6 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Day Trip
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 8 hr

Our route goes to the Geographical heart of Georgia. The tour includes one of the historic landmarks of our nation. ▶ The former capital of Georgia MTSKHETA, the whole town has been listed as UNESCO’s world heritage site. ▶ The Monastery of the Cross with its panoramic views over the town Mtskheta and the confluence of two rivers the Mtkvari and the Aragvi. ▶ The Town of Gori and the Josef Stalin museum. ▶ Uplistikhe – a rock-hewn city which is one of the oldest urban settlements

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: The Chronicle Of Georgia

The tour starts with exploring the Hidden Gem of Tbilisi, known as the Chronicles of Georgia . the monument is made of stone and sits on top of a set of massive stairs, The Chronicles of Georgia tells of the interesting history of Georgia from the early times

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Jvari Church

Leave Tbilisi behind as you head to the ancient capital of Mtskheta. Known as the religious center of Georgia, you’ll explore UNESCO World Heritage site – the 6th-century Jvari Monastery with one of the most exciting views, from where you can see confluence of Two rivers.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Mtskheta

Mtskheta is the birthplace and one of the most vibrant centers of Christianity in Georgia, housing the most important religious building, svetitskhoveli cathedral of 11th century, the town itself is tiny and requires only an hour to explore. while walking through the cobbled stone streets, you will explore small open air shops, selling wine, ceramics, sweets and souvenirs.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Stalin Museum

This impressively designed museum is dedicated to the life of Joseph Stalin, the leader of the Soviet Union who was born in Gori. The Dzhugashvili family’s wood-and-mud-brick house where Stalin lived for the first four years of his life is under cover outside the museum building

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Uplistsiche Cave Town

Uplistsikhe was the center of a large region, which was widely involved in international trading and economic life. It is supposed to have had over 770 caves in ancient times, but only 150 ones are preserved now. Among the most important places to visit are the amphitheater, Queen Tamar’s hall, the prisons, the wine presses, the pharmacy and the three-nave basilica.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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