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Tbilisi-Uplistsikhe-Gori-Jvari Monastery-Mtskheta-Tbilisi

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  • 10.5 hr

Travel to kartli region,where you can see some parts of our history ,like the cave town Uplistikhe ,Stalin museum ,the most important georgian cathedral "Svetitskhbveli" &Jvari monastery.

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11:00am Arrive to Uplistsikhe. Uplistsikhe is rock-hewn town in eastern Georgia built on a left bank of the river Mtkvari, it contains various structures dating from the early Iron Age to the Middle Ages , and is notable for the unique combination of various styles of rock-cut cultures from Anatolia and Iran, as well as the coexistence of pagan and christian architecture.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Gori Fortress

13:00 Arrive lunch in Local family in Gori. Unique possibility to feel as native. Visit local family and Enjoy homemade, traditional, delicious dishes.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Stalin Museum

14:45 Arrive to Stalin Museum or free time in Gori (Optional) (Stalin Museum (Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin Museum (born Ioseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili) is a museum in Gori, Georgia. dedicated to the life of Joseph Stalin, the leader of the Soviet Union, who was born in Gori. The Museum retains its Soviet-era characteristics, Stalin's Original house and Stalin's railway carriage.) In case of free time in Gori (optional) Discover The City Gori which has been populated since the early Bronze Age. According to medieval Georgian chronicles, the town of Gori was founded by King David IV. The fortress of Gori (Goris-Tsikhe) appears to have been in use already in the 7th century, and archaeological evidence indicates the existence of an urban community in Classical_Antiquity.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jvari Church

16:35 Arrive to Jvari Monastery The name of this monastery translated as the "Monastery of the Cross". Jvari Monastery is a sixth century Georgian Orthodox monastery near Mtskheta. Along with other historic structures of Mtskheta, it is listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Jvari Monastery stands on the rocky mountaintop at the confluence of the Mtkvari and Aragvi rivers, overlooking the town of Mtskheta, which was formerly the capital of the Kingdom of Iberia.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Svetitskhoveli Cathedral

17:25 Arrive to Svetitskhoveli in Mtskheta. Mtskheta One of the oldest cities of Georgia founded by the ancient Meschian tribes in the 5th century . Due to its historical significance and several cultural monuments, is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. It was capital of the early Georgian Kingdom of Iberia from the 3rd century BC to the 5th century AD. However, Mtskheta continued to serve as the coronation and burial place for most kings of Georgia until the end of the kingdom in the 19th century.The Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (literally the Cathedral of the Living Pillar) It is currently the second largest church building in Georgia, after the Holy Trinity Cathedral. Known as the burial site of Christ's mantle, Svetitskhoveli has long been one of the principal Georgian Orthodox churches and is among the most venerated places of worship in the region. Svetitskhoveli was not only the site of the coronation of the Georgian kings but also served as their burial place.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes