Mestia

Mestia

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Mestia is the capital of the Swanetia region. Built as defensive structures against invading North Caucasian tribes and hostile family clans, the numerous defensive towers tell of a warlike past.

Kutaissi at night

Kutaissi at night

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Photo tour through the nightly Kutaissi

Kutaissi

Kutaissi

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[Translate to English:] Kutaissi ist mit ca. 150.000 Einwohnern die drittgrößte Stadt Georgiens und liegt am Fluss Rioni.

Kaloubani St. Giorgi chapel

Kaloubani St. Giorgi chapel

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The Kaloubani St. Giorgi Chapel is located on the top of a mountain 4 km west of Mtskheta.

Khertvisi fortress

Khertvisi fortress

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According to legend, the fortress was destroyed by Alexander the Great. But it was rebuilt over and over again.

Vardzia

Vardzia

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Cave town in the south of Georgia

Akhaltsikhe

Akhaltsikhe

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Small town with large fortress

Udabno at night

Udabno at night

|   0 |   Georgia

I have never seen so many stars in the night sky in my whole life.

David Gareja Monastery

David Gareja Monastery

|   0 |   Georgia

David Gareja Monastery from the 6th century is the oldest monastery in Georgia. It is situated directly on the border with Azerbaijan.