Mtskheta – Gori – Uplistsikhe
Mtskheta – Gori – Uplistsikhe
Drive to Mtskheta
Mtskheta - one of the oldest cities of the country of Georgia, was capital of the early 
Georgian kingdom of Iberia during the 3rd century BC - 5th century AD and it was the 
site of early Christian activity. 

Places to visit:
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (11th century) 
Svetitskhoveli, known as the burial site of Christ’s mantle, has long been the principal 
Georgian church and remains one of the most venerated places of worship to this day.
Jvari Monastery  (6th century)
Jvari Monastery stands on the rocky mountaintop at the confluence of the Mtkvari and Aragvi  
rivers, overlooking the village of Mtskheta. Svetitskhoveli Cathedral and Jvari Monastery  
in Mtskheta are among the most significant monuments of Georgia architecture, and are 
historically significant in the development of medieval architecture throughout the 
Caucasus and  are listed as an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Drive to Gori. The city was 
founded by one of the greatest kings of Georgia – David the Buider (1089-1125).  Gori 
is also known as the birthplace of the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin. 
Places to visit
Joseph Stalin  State Museum.  
 Uplistsikhe (literally, “the lord's fortress”) is an ancient rock-hewn in eastern Georgia. 
Built on a high rocky left bank of the Mtkvari River, it contains various structures dating 
from the Early Iron Ages to the Late Middle Ages, and is notable for the unique combination 
of various styles of rock-cut cultures from Anatolia and Iran as well as the co-existence of 
pagan and Christian architecture.   

Adult	Price (USD) Per person
1	         190
2	         120
3	         100
4	         90
5	         80

The price includes:
Entrance fees
Guide service (English, Russian, French, Italian, German speaking guide)

Children under 3 years are free of charge
Children 3-11 years – 50% discount

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