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Address: | 15 km Eastwards to Town Gori, Gori, Georgia
Phone Number: 995590880114
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Cave Town

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CAVE TOWN UPLISTSIKHE

Uplistsikhe, meaning "the lord's fortress" is an ancient rock-hewn town in eastern Georgia, some 10 kilometers east of the town of Gori, Shida Kartli. Built on a high rocky... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Uplistsikhe, meaning "the lord's fortress" is an ancient rock-hewn town in eastern Georgia, some 10 kilometers east of the town of Gori, Shida Kartli. Built on a high rocky left bank of the Mtkvari River, it contains various structures dating from the Early Iron Age to the Late Middle Ages, and is notable for the unique combination of various styles... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Uplistsikhe (Georgian: უფლისციხე [upʰlistsʰixɛ]; literally, "the lord's fortress") is an ancient rock-hewn town in eastern Georgia, some 10 kilometers east of the town of Gori, Shida Kartli. Built on a high rocky left bank of the Mtkvari River, it contains various structures dating from the Early Iron Age to the Late Middle Ages, and is notable for the unique combination... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This cave town could have been a top tourist attraction. However, with zero signs that explain what you see (other than "big cave", "long hall" etc.) - you have no idea where to go, what to look at, and what's behind what you see. At the entrance to the site there's a big, faded sign with a map on it.... More 

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Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Above the river a series of made man caves from an ancient time makes you an admirer of those people who established this town over 3500 years ago.

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cave towns may be typical for region, but for those, who see something like this first time they are interesting. Place is well preserved, some steps are added to make walking easier. Might be slippery on winter time and durig rain. Was traveling wit eldery and had no caomplaints about accesablity. The churcn is like cherry on top - small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very old cave structure located near Gori. Seems in olden times kings used to take refuge in the caves. There is a good climb uphill - but the rocks are smooth and it wasn't really difficult even though I was wearing rubber slippers. Lots of lizards around the place - harmless but some may find it intimidating. Not right... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well maintained historical site. Absolutely beautiful. Designed for access for families & kids but caution to be taken as there is the usual Level of risk expected with these kind of locations. We went with our 2 year old son. Take water as you can get tired & dehydrated with the climbing.

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Thank Travis2110
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An ancient cave town with a very old church on the top which still serves mass. When you are in Kutaisi, you should definitely visit this place.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you don't know the history of this place, you won't be attracted at all. So my one and only advice - take a guide because without him/her you just will wander around, stare at "stones" and that's it. And, of course, take comfortable shoes because the walking could become quite dangerous.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a long hike over stones. Nice views with history behind it. View from the top is good. Can be tiring for elderly people.

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