Racha

Unique wine tour in Western Georgia

2018-08-30T17:09:32+00:00Imereti, Racha, Samegrelo, Tours from Kutaisi, Wine Tours In Georgia|

Georgia is recognized as cradle of wine, winemaking was born on this fertile land 8000 years ago. In Georgia wine is produced using modern European technologies as according ancient traditions in clay wine jars – Kvevri. There are plenty pretty famous Georgian wines, mostly from Kakheti region, like Saperavi, Rkatsiteli, Kisi or Mukuzani, but

Barakoni church in Racha

2016-12-04T17:28:38+00:00Churches and monasteries of Georgia, Places of interest, Racha, Regions of Georgia|

Mother of God domed Barakoni  church located in the village of Tsesi is one of the most significant monuments in Racha.  The church construction initiated and supported by Rostom Eristavi of Racha, one of the most famous military and political figure of his time, was carried out in 1753 by the architect apparently invited from

Nikortsminda

2016-12-04T17:28:39+00:00Churches and monasteries of Georgia, Places of interest, Racha, Regions of Georgia|

Nikortsminda St. Nickolas cathedral built between 1010-1014 stands in the middle of a large yard coupled with a beautiful and neat bell-tower constructed in XIX c.  Other buildings should also have been constructed there, but nothing of them has survived till now.  Internal space of Nikortsminda temple is composed of five radial apses and rectangular