In the historic town of Uch Saharif are the tombs of Bibi Jawindi, Baha'al-Halim, Ustead and Syed Jalaluddin Bukhari.
Alamut Castle served as the headquarters of the assassins for 166 years.
The round dome of the Soltaniyeh Mausoleum is one of the largest in the world, at 35.1 metres high. The mausoleum is considered a model for the Taj Mahal in India and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2005.
The Kabud Mosque in Tabriz, Iran was built in 1465 as a mausoleum for Jahan Shah, the leader of the Turkmen tribal federation of the Qara Qoyunlu.
Monastery near the town Chiatura in Georgia.
Tiny hermit monastery high up on a limestone rock needle.
Kutaissi is the third largest city in Georgia with about 150,000 inhabitants and is located on the Rioni River.
The Kaloubani St. Giorgi Chapel is located on the top of a mountain 4 km west of Mtskheta.
According to legend, the fortress was destroyed by Alexander the Great. But it was rebuilt over and over again.
Cave town in the south of Georgia
Small town with large fortress
David Gareja Monastery from the 6th century is the oldest monastery in Georgia. It is situated directly on the border with Azerbaijan.
The 6th century Dzhvarari Monastery lies high above Mzchata in Georgia.
The view from the Georgian Orthodox monastery Sedaseni over Mzcheta to Tbilisi is simply spectacular.
The former capital of the Urartian Empire.
Roman border fortress to prevent the Persians from crossing the Tigris.
Besichtigung einer Kreuzritterburg und dann geht es zurück nach Athen.