Telavi

Telavi, the capital of the Eastern province of Kakheti, is home to several of the region’s world-famous wineries, art museums, castles and a theater highlighting folk singing and dancing. Telavi is located at the crossroad of the region and is an ideal place to stop for lunch or an excellent jumping-off point for two or three-day excursions. 

Sights

  • Giorgi Chubinashvili Telavi State History and Ethnography Museum

    Founded in 1927, the Museum resides in several halls of King Erekle II’s former Palace. The Museum h...

  • Cholokashvili Street

    Cholokashvili Street is one of the most beautiful streets in the city, and has been recently renovat...

  • Batonis Tsikhe Castle

    Batonis Tsikhe castle served as the residence of Kakhetian Kings between 17th and 18th century. The...

  • Nadikvari Park

    Nadikvari Park is a wonderful place for leisure; you will find walking trails, beautiful nature, pla...

  • Giant Plane tree

    The almost 900 year old Giant Plane tree is one of the oldest and most unusual attractions of the ci...

  • Old Shuamta

    Old Shuamta, located 7 kilometers from Telavi, is one of the oldest preserved Orthodox churches in G...

  • New Shuamta

    New Shuamta Temple is located 6 kilometers from Telavi and dates back to the middle ages. The damage...

  • Ikalto

    Ikalto Monastery complex is located 8 km to the north of Telavi. The complex incorporates three chur...

  • Alexandre Chavchavadze Museum

    During the 19th century, the Tsinandali complex belonged to renowned Georgian poet and public figure...

  • Monastery of Alaverdi

    The earliest structures of the Alaverdi Monastery date back to the 6th century, although the present...

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