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Private Full-Day Trip of Ancient Mtskheta, Uplistsikhe and Grakliani from Tbilisi

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In the morning guide and driver will pick up you from your accommodation place in Tbilisi and from there you'll start your journey. Travel will be by comfortable car on the road which connect east and west part of Georgia. middle country is famous with archaeological sites, cave fortress, temples and monasteries steel keep enormous cultural and historical legacy and wealth.

Uplistsikhe, rock-cut city in Georgia, first half of the first millennium B.C. It'is one of the most famous monuments in the world. it was used for temples paganism, worship of fire, defence city and market. Archaeologists have unearthed numerous temples and findings relating to a sun goddess, worshipped prior to the arrival of Christianity. It's Also known as the Bronze age archaeological site.

This fascinating and once enormous cave city sits 10km east of Gori above the north side of the Mtkvari River, with expansive views along the Mtkvari valley. Between the 6th century BC and 1st century AD, Uplistsikhe developed into one of the chief political and religious centres of pre-Christian Kartli. 

Ancient spiritual treasure town Mtskheta has been Georgia’s spiritual heart since Christianity was established here in about 327, and holds a near-mystical significance in Georgian culture. It had already been capital of most of eastern Georgia from about the 3rd century BC. former capital of Georgia, are outstanding examples of medieval religious architecture in the Caucasus. They show the high artistic and cultural level attained by this ancient kingdom. there is located to main UNESCO sites Jvari monastery and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral 

Grakliani Hill is an archaeological excavation site in eastern Georgia near Kaspi, showing evidence of human presence possibly going back 300,000 years. The site contains a temple to a fertility goddess from the seventh century BCE, a pit-type burial cemetery from the early Bronze Age, and the remains of a building from around 450-350 BCE and more.

 

visiting

Armaztsikhe-Bagineti you can inspect the excavated residence of Iverian rulers, including bathhouses, a royal sarcophagus, a wine cellar, a six-apse temple and what may have been a palace.

Itinerary
• Jvari monastery (UNESCO site)
• Grakliani hill
• Uplistikhe cave fortress
• Bagineti
• Mtskheta city tour
• Svetitskhoveli Cathedral 
• Souvenirs street

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Tbilisi
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Important Information
Departure Point
your hotel or other place in Tbilisi
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
7h
Inclusions
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Professional guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks (lunch)
  • Stalin's Museum in city Gori
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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