Landmarks of Georgia
Tsminda Sameba Cathedral (Holy Trinity)
Hole Trinity is the tallest orthodox church in Georgia.
It was built in the period 1995-2004 in honor of the 1500th anniversary of the autocephaly of the church in Georgia and the 2000th anniversary of the emergence of Christianity. It is built in the form of a cross. The dome is crowned with a 7-meter gilded cross. With the cross the total height of the cathedral amounts to 84 m .
Rustaveli and Freedom square
Rustaveli Avenue starts from Freedom Square and is referred to as the city center - due to the large number of important state, public, cultural and business institutions located here.
One of the oldest and most beautiful streets in Tbilisi. Here you will find old architectural buildings, painted entrances and distinctive ornaments.
Vakhtang Gorgasali Square
Vakhtang Gorgasali (founder of Tbilisi) Square, the current name of the square - Maidan.
Tbilisi's ancient shopping square, known since the XVII century. From the square you can see many sights, such as: Metekhi Church - The facade of Metekhi Church is decorated mainly around the windows; In front of the temple stands a bronze statue of Vakhtang Gorgasali; Castle Palace Narikala - located on a steep hill, between the sulfur bath and the beautiful botanical garden of Tbilisi.
Abanotubani - bath district, is the oldest part of Tbilisi. The first settlement appeared here, the cradle of the capital of Georgia was established here. Today, there are 7 sulfur baths in old Tbilisi.
Tbilisi thermal waters have healing properties. The temperature of the springs ranges from 24 to 27 degrees Celsius.
Glacier is located in northern Georgia, on the ridge next to the Caucasus, on the border with Russia. Its height is 5,033 meters. It is the highest peak of Eastern Georgia.
This beautiful mountain region of Georgia is in the Caucasus region and is one of the highest mountain villages in the Caucasus. Svaneti is located on the southern slopes of the Caucasus Peninsula, where the Enguri and Chenitskali rivers begin. It is no coincidence that the highest peak in Georgia - Shhara is located in Svaneti. The height of Shhara from sea level is approximately 5,068 m.
Historically, Svaneti was part of the kingdom of old Colchetti, and then of the kingdom of Egrisi. From the Middle Ages Svaneti became part of a united Georgia. It has always been divided into upper (Mestia region today) and lower (Lentechi region today) Svaneti.
Upper Svaneti is known for the fact that the population in this region was neither now nor before forcibly subjugated, unlike other parts of Georgia.
From ancient times Svaneti has been the custodian of Georgia's treasures. All state valuables, icons, crosses and other religious and national artifacts were hidden in the unconquerable mountains of Svaneti. Even today, some of these treasures are kept in these upper areas of Svaneti. The people of Svaneti have their own special dialect.
Batumi is the capital of Adjara on the Black Sea coast, in southwestern Georgia.
Georgian Sea Gate is one of the oldest and most strategic cities with a history of about two thousand years. Batumi has one of the deepest and most convenient ports on the Black Sea.
Batumi Cathedral of the Mother of God was built in 1898 with the funding of the Zubalashvili brothers working in Baku;
Batumi Puppet Theater building;
Ilia Chavchavadze Batumi State Theater;
Batumi Botanical Garden
Vardzia - a monastic ensemble carved in the rock, a monument of Georgian artistic culture of XII-XIII centuries.
1300 meters above sea level. The settlement was consecrated on August 15, 1185 during the reign of Tamar (1184-1213).
Khertvisi Fortress is a medieval fortress on the border of Samtskhe and Javakheti, perched on a high rocky mountain. This fortress controls two trade routes - from Georgia to Turkey and Armenia.
Gudauri is the highest ski resort among the resorts of Georgia. At an altitude of 2200 meters above sea level. The resort is 30 years old, but in this short time it has gained great popularity among ski enthusiasts. The ski season is from December to April.
Abkhazia - the historical-geographical part of Georgia, in the northwest of the country, on the eastern shore of the Black Sea, today it holds the status of an autonomous republic.
It is bordered on the north by the Russian Federation, and on the southeast by the occupation line that runs along the administrative border of the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region.
Landmarks of Abkhazia
Ilori Church of Saint George;
Church of St. Simon the Canaanite, New Athos;
Sokhumi Botanical Garden
Borjomi - city-resort in Eastern Georgia and the administrative center of Borjomi Municipality.
At altitude of 800-900 m above sea level.
Borjomi is a balneological and climatic resort. Members of the Russian imperial family often rested here.
One of the most beautiful sights is the Romanov Palace.
There is a famous mineral water bottling plant in Borjomi.