Present day Georgia consists of two parts,eastern and western Georgia.These two parts are separated  by Likhi range and about 1.8 km long tunnel.Both parts  consist of  several small regions with administrative centers.Parts of the east Georgia:Kartli(middle Kartli Upper Kartli and Lower Kartli),Mtskheta-Mtianeti,Samtskhe-javakheti,Kakheti,Tusheti,Khevsureti.Western Georgian parts:Imereti,Guria,Racha-lechkhumi,Samegrelo,Ajara,Svaneti. Kartli Kartli is the historical-geographical region in eastern Georgia. It is […]

Ancient cities of Georgia

Dmanisi Dmanisi is an ancient city and museum reserve of Georgia.Located in the south-east 80 km away from Tbilisi it is stretched along 13 hectares on a hillock at the confluence of rivers Mashavera and finezauri. 1936-2001 archeological excavation revealed the inhabitance of this city 1.8 million years ago. It is the oldest inhabited area […]

Cave cities

Uplistsikhe is unique manmade cave complex in the east Georgia, in the middle Kartli 15 km away form Gori on the right bank of river Mtkvari. It’s a historical-archeological site and very important antique monument. Uflistsikhe in Georgian means lord’s fortress and was established in the V century BC, but archeological excavations revealed the traces […]

UNESCO sites

In 1992 7th of October Georgia became a full member of UNESCO. Georgian monuments comprise 0,34 % of UNESCO world heritage site monuments. Mtskheta “Holy capital of Mtskheta” is listed in UNESCO due to its  unique historical- archeological and cultural heritage. The city was established in the VI century B.C and was made the capital […]