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Batonis-Tsikhe Fortress

Akhmeta-Telavi-Bakurtsikhe, Telavi 383330, Georgia
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The only castle of the King

This is the only castle still standing. Nice architecture and interesting stories about the King... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Siba2602
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Tbilisi, Georgia
Looks good from the outside

The castle walls look good when walking around hem. But unfortunately, due to renovations I could... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2017
chewie999
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Adelaide
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6 days ago
“The only castle of the King”
Aug 1, 2017
“Looks good from the outside”
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Akhmeta-Telavi-Bakurtsikhe, Telavi 383330, Georgia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the only castle still standing. Nice architecture and interesting stories about the King Erekle II.

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Reviewed August 1, 2017

The castle walls look good when walking around hem. But unfortunately, due to renovations I could not go inside to check out the Church and Palace.

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Reviewed June 19, 2017

Unfortunately, at the moment, the fortress is being renovated, so it´s not more than a construction yard. The fortress walls are quite nice, though.

Thank Ana L
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Reviewed March 28, 2017

Still under renovation at time of visit, however, we could wander inside briefly. Spectacular views over the city into the snow capped mountains.

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Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

We halted in Telavi on our way back to Tbilisi after a night halt at the Lopota resort. The fortress is located right on the main road and at present no internal access is allowed . There are good views of the mountains . If...More

Thank Amit B
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Reviewed September 16, 2016

the area around the fortress is very nice, but the fortress itself is just a wall, inside there was construction when i went there.

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Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Very authentic castle, but almost all territory is under reconstruction. Very beautiful sights of Alasany walley!

Thank Eugeniy_McCeev
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Reviewed March 1, 2016

A lot of money has been poured into the restoration of Telavi which with the exception of this fort and Tsinandali has little to detain you although it is a pleasant enough place. The fortress looks out over the plain at the back and has...More

1  Thank OxfordStrasser
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Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

Gate on side opposite statue to Irakali open but a building site with hoardings you can't see past. peering through gate on Irakali side shows some building inside that doesn't look too inspiring our a loss to miss. Best view is of walks from outside....More

Thank Simon H
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Reviewed July 13, 2015

Batonis-Tsikhe Fortress in old Telavi is overlooking Alazani valley. It is fortress of Georgian Kings, you can visit the statue of one of them near the fortress, Erekle the II, One of the greatest Kings of Georgia. near by you can visit oldest tree in...More

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