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Katskhi Pillar among 10 spectacular volcanic plugs and natural monoliths

The Katskhi pillar is a natural limestone monolith located at the village of Katskhi in western Georgian region of Imereti, near the town of Chiatura. It is approximately 40 metres (130 ft) high, and overlooks the small river valley of Katskhura, a right affluent of the Q'virila. The rock, with visible church ruins on its top surface of around 150 sq m (1,600 sq ft), has been venerated by locals a

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Georgia among 30 Best Countries for Food

Georgia is on 17th place among countries where one should travel to taste delicious food. American travel expert, Lee Abbamonte who is one of the world’s most-traveled people has made a list of “30 best countries for food”. “The 30 best countries for food is a nearly impossible task and I am sure that everyone reading this will disagree at some or many of my choices. However, that’s wha

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Georgia's Dartlo village to become a heritage marvel, with World Bank support

Restoration of the Dartlo heritage village is a part of the Regional Development Project (RDP) focusing on the Kakheti region, east Georgia. It is financed by the World Bank (US$ 60 million), the Government of Georgia (US$ 15 million) and implemented by the Municipal Development Fund of Georgia (MDF). The objective of the project is to support the development of tourism-based economy and cultural

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10 buildings showing the future of architecture

We’re entering a new age in architecture — one where we expect our buildings to deliver far more than just shelter. We want buildings that inspire us while helping the environment; buildings that delight our senses while serving the needs of a community; buildings made possible both by new technology and re-purposed materials. In my TED Book, The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings, I com

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Buzzfeed: 25 Reasons You Should Visit The Country Of Georgia Right Now

Welcome to Georgia, a beautiful country that has as its capital, Tbilisi, an old city of winding streets, parks and churches.   Flickr: vshioshvili Outdoor cafes litter Tbilisi’s Old Town. Flickr: dariva There are secret courtyards at every turn. And also cats. Lots and lots of adorable Georgian cats. Flickr: aellin The city has seen some …

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Mtskheta – Where UNESCO Meets the World’s Best Beans!

MTSKHETA, Georgia, located 20 kilometers north of Tbilisi, might be as famous among locals for its velvety, red beans as for its stunning UNESCO World Heritage monuments. One of Georgia’s oldest cities, and the former capital of the Kingdom of Iberia (from 300 BCE), Mtskheta is home to the country’s holiest sites, including Svetitskhoveli Cathedral and Jvari Monastery (pictured below). The










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Good news about visa to Georgia!

Getting to Georgia just became easier. Good news for those who had to apply for the Georgian visa, checking the e-visa page and thinking what to do. Recently the Government of Georgia simplified the procedure for you. Now, those who possess a visa and/or a residence permit of any country listed in the following list may enter and stay in Georgia without visa for 90 calendar days in any 1

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10 Most Beautiful Lakes in Georgia

Qoruldi Lakes Svaneti. On a high mountain plateau 3 small lakes slumber under the calm watch of surrounding snowy peaks. Photo credit: OutdoorUkraine This plateau is situated right above Mestia, the main town of Svaneti region. Reachable for 4x4 cars. Water is cold and murky, so swimming is not a good idea. Anyway the main beauty of this place are it's breathtaking panoramic views. Udziro

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Racha - Georgian Switzerland

Author: Михаил Голубев The summer of 2013 I spent in Racha - a mountainous region of Georgia, which is not very well-known among travelers. When it comes to mountains in Georgia, first names that come to mind are Svaneti, Gudauri or Bakuriani. But this time, let me tell you of Racha. Detailed information about this land, it's maps, routes, etc, you can find in my LiveJournal. Af

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Dry Bridge Flea Market – Best Place for Unique Souvenir Shopping in Tbilisi

Located in Tbilisi’s historic old town, 20 minutes walk from Freedom Square, Dry Market is the place, where you can buy literally every souvenir you ever dreamed of. Source: Megapass   Source: Econet Source: Econet Even more, alongside traditional, typical tourist trinkets you can encounter old military medals from WWII, old enamel, Soviet kitsch, handmade jewelry (sometim

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5 reasons to celebrate New Year in Georgia

Christmas and New Year holidays are approaching! If you are wondering where to spend them, we will try to convince you that Georgia is one of the best options. Here are the reasons: New Year's table has never been so healthy and unhealthy at the same time! Georgian food is always very natural, the whole variety of spices and ingredients tastes fantastic, but there is always so much food at the

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Rules and peculiarities of Georgian national cuisine

Guide for gastrotourists by Forbes Ukraine. Khinkali in Tbilisi Photo credit: Thinkstock Capital city of cheese – Zugdidi Photo credit: Shutterstock The most authentic Khachapuri Photo credit: Shutterstock Source: Forbes.ua