You can always find something mysterious and wonderful about visiting the less famous tourist destinations. Georgia, for example, is a mesmerizing country located between the picturesque Caucasus Mountains and the Black Sea.
Filled with charming towns, gourmet cuisine that even the most pretentious food lovers will appreciate, world-famous wines, unusual historical monuments, beautiful churches and monasteries, we promise you’ll fall in love with Georgia from your first day here!
Here’s a list of some of the amazing tourist attractions in Georgia that you should not miss out on!
When talking about Georgia’s main attractions, Narikala Fortress is undoubtedly one of the first things that come to mind. Dating back to the 4th century, it is a famous castle in the city of Tbilisi built by the Persians.
When visiting Georgia, one can simply not miss paying a visit to the Caspian Mountain, especially if you are a hiking enthusiast and if you are looking to enjoy the magnificent mountain views of Georgia. This mount is one of the tallest mounts in the Caucasus Mountains, and offers stunning panoramic views that will make for great photos to show your family!
Uplistsikhe is one of the most unique places in Georgia. It is one of the country’s most unusual cave towns. It is also known as the oldest complex of natural caves in Georgia, featuring beautiful rock-hewn cellars, tunnels, and even ancient places of sacrifice!
Whatever you do — make sure you do not miss visiting the Gergeti Trinity Church. With its extremely beautiful uniqueness, the Church of Gergeti Trinity is located at the top of Mt Kazbegi, at an altitude of 2160 meters above sea level. The church was built in the 14th century and offers stunning views of the Caucasus Mountains, making it one of the most visited tourist attractions in Georgia.
You cannot fully understand the true spirit and nature of Georgia until you visit Mtskheta, one of its oldest cities. This place is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and it represents the spiritual heart of Georgia. We highly recommend coming to this place if you’re one of the travelers who always wants to understand more about a foreign country’s culture when abroad.
Tbilisi is the jewel of Georgia, displaying the country’s vast history, culture and architecture. It is also the capital of Georgia, combining modern infrastructure along with exciting cobblestone alleys, charming courtyards and rural homes.
The magnificent Vardzia monastery dates back to the 12th century and is located in a cave town, well hidden inside Georgia’s mountains. The monastery can be reached through a steep 30-minute climb, and is home to a network of tunnels and mysterious rooms that extend deep into the Erusheli mountain. If you love history and a bit of adventure do not miss visiting this wonderful landmark in Georgia.