Georgia is a very unknown country. Located on the Black Sea coast and in the Caucasus Mountains, Georgia has been on important trade routes for thousands of years. And every passing caravan has left something of the culture of the distant lands from which it comes.Here are some of the remarkable places, wines and dishes to try in Georgia!
The capital Tbilisi
After a few utterances, your tongue will not knit. Tbilisi has everything that a capital should have – an ancient fortress, museums, ancient churches … The Narikala fortress reveals an incredible view of the city (easily reached by elevator or on foot), and in Old Tbilisi see the shops, galleries and cafes.
Kakheti and the famous Georgian wine
Georgian wine is recognized as one of the best in the world. And it can’t be otherwise – with a series of archeological researches on these lands wine has been made for more than 8000 years! You will find the best wineries in the city of Kakheti. The Georgian military highway
Despite its harsh name, this road is romantic and picturesque. He is praised by poets and writers. It was built in the 19th century by Russia, passing through the Caucasus Mountains and eventually reaching the city of Vladikavkaz in present-day Russia. Along the highway there are many sights, interesting villages and monasteries.
Although not the highest mountain in Georgia, Kazbegi is a favorite destination for visitors. It hides quite challenging routes, but it is best to get a guide if you want to make longer hikes. Here is located the eponymous town of Kazbegi – at 1760 m above sea level. All you have to do is breathe with full lungs.