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Tbilisi Private One-Day Trip to Uplistsikhe Rock City
"Uplistsikhe – an ancient rock city carved in sandstone. Archaeologists estimate its origins to go as far back as between the 2nd and 1st millennia BC while it appears in written sources in the VII century AD. Appearing initially as a Pagan cult center of nearby Bronze Age settlements by the seventh century it had already gained the status of a large center of trade defense and religious purposes with permanent population and a developed infrastructure. The caverns rise in the shape of a plain-angle amphitheatre. Free to walk the “streets” among them one can easily feel like a local heading home
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Tbilisi and Mtskheta Tour - Historical Sightseeing and Old Capital
"Tour begins by visiting Old Tbilisi city. Tourists may choose 10 places from these sightseeing in Tbilisi: 1. Peace Bridge and European Square; 2. Enchiskhati Church and Sioni Church; 3. Shardeni night bars and Karvasla Ethnographic Museum; 4. Narikala F where tourists will see old Capital of Georgia Mtsketa Jvari Monaster Svetiskhoveli Cathedral and Shio-Mgvime monastery. Tourists may have a lunch in Old Tbilisi or Mtatsminda mountain. Tourists can taste the famous local foods at the Georgian restaurant after the tour program is finished usually in the evening watch the famous Georgian folkloric dances and listen famous Georgian polyphonic music at the restaurant."""
From $120.00
 
Tbilisi to Mtskheta Cultural Tour
"Leaving Tbilisi for historical capital city of Georgia – Mtskheta. We will visit XI century cathedral “Svetitskhoveli and VI century monument – Jvari Monastery. Walking within the historic part of Mtskheta.After Mtskheta leaving for Tbilisi where we will visit the fortress Narikala built in IV century from where you can see fascinating views on Tbilisi and river Kura. Walking within the old Tbilisi territory and after visiting the Sameba Cathedral that is the main Christian orthodox church in Georgia. Sameba was built in 1995-2004 and it is the third-tallest Eastern Orthodox cathedral in the world.The tour ends with dinner in the evening on Tbilisi Funicular where you can experience beautiful """“I sighted almost everything in Tbilisi – Georgian heaven and I had not have worked so fruitfully during my lifetime as in Tbilisi” – Alexander Duma (1803-1870)wrote. ""If not Tbilisi there might be standing a mosque instead of church in Vienna
From $111.00

More Things to Do in Vardzia

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Visit Khertvisi Castle

It is built on a cliff where two rivers join. From the 10th century. Inside you will only find cows and smell some of their products. No entrance, no other tourists. It's next to the road between...
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Explore the caves

The medieval cave city was built by Queen Tamara. It can be reached by car in one day from Borjomi, but the road is very bad for the last 12 kilometer. Entrance fee 5 dollar. It's incredible beautiful...
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Explore the caves

Aside from the Church of the Assumption and the monks' cells, the rest of the Vardzia complex consists of empty rooms. It is fun to explore though, stairways and tunnels connecting rooms on different...
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Chat to the monks

Take along a Georgian phrasebook (available in Prospero's Bookshop on Rustavelis in Tbilisi)...this will enable you to chat to the monks, who probably don't get so many foreigners to talk to. Of...
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Church of the Assumption

If a monk spots you, he may unlock the Church of the assumption for you. This is the only church still functioning...there were several more, but earthquakes, attacks and vandalism have seen to those....
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Entrance to Vardzia

After buying you ticket, head up the twisting path passed a few derelict caves...you can look inside these if you want, but they are unfortunately filled with cigarette ends. After about ten minutes...
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