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ALONG THE GREAT SILK ROAD

Uphlistsikhe Cave TownDuring the you will visit the ancient capital and religious centre of Georgia – Mtskheta (3000 years old) and see its historical places: Jvari Monastery (6th century) and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (11th century) - both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Afterwards, you will visit the town of Gori, it’s a city where one of the most well known persons of 20th century, Stalin was born. Here you will see the house where he was born. Besides, you will visit Uplistsikhe cave town one of the oldest archeological sites in the world. The history of Uplistsikhe goes back to first millenium BC. That’s the place where the Great Silk Road used to pass and that had close ties with the centres of Urartu, Iran, Armenia, Asia Minor and Greek-roman countries. In the evening return to Tbilisi.

Duration: 7 hours

 
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