Dartlo

Dartlo – Unique, mysterious, fabulous, extraordinary village in Tusheti Pirikita gorge. Just some of the words that come to mind when visiting the heritage village in Georgia’s high mountainous region of Tusheti. Dartlo village is situated 2,000 meters above sea level by the Alazani River, on the northern slope of the Greater Caucasus Mountains. It […]

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Geguti royal residence

Information about Geguti royal residence near Kutaisi, Imereti region: Open hours: Every day till 18:00 Free entrance. There are no toilets and no guides in museum. Distance from Kutaisi – 12 km. Distance from main road: 300 m. May be done as short stop on the road near Kutaisi between Tbilisi and Batumi.

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Upper Vardzia monastery

Another spiritual currently known as Zeda  (upper)  Vardzia that is earlier compared to Vardzia Monastery is located north-westward of the latter, in the middle of a small gorge,  upstream the Kura River, in Samtskhe-Javakheti region. Its main construction – Mother of God church has survived till nowadays.  This monument made of hewn stone blocks has […]

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National parks of Georgia list

National parks of Georgia – еhere are up to 30 protected and planed protected areas in Georgia, totally it is 7% of whole territory of the country. Each one is created to protect local natural heritage. Georgia isn’t big country, but we have luck to have big diversity of landscapes. Highlander travel offers naturalist tours […]

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Tbilisi XIX century

Photos of Tbilisi XIX century

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New tourism offer in Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park

Winter in Borjomi-Kharagauli national park! Trekking in winter available for everyone! Borjomi – Kharagauli National Park Administration has organized training on guiding techniques of snow shoe tour. National Park Visitor Services Specialist, three guide from the region and two National Park rangers attended the training. The training course was conducted by Polish expert Tomek Przybilzsky. […]

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Parliament of Georgia

Parliament building in Kutaisi was built in 2010 – 2012 years, by Spanish architectures Alberto Domingo and Carlos Lazaro. Parliament moved there in October 2012. Updated info – Parliament was moved back to Tbilisi in Autumn 2016.  

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Catholic church in Arali – south Georgia

Photos of Catholic church in Arali by Highlander travel. Arali is village in south Georgia, region Samtskhe-Javakheti, Adigeni district. Most population of the village are Catholics, like in the next village Ude. South Georgia, Samtskhe-Javakheti region is kind of center of  Catholicism in Georgia. Except Arali and Ude, there are several catholic villages in the area, […]

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Fountain in Kutaisi

This Fountain in Kutaisi is located in the central square of Kutaisi (Imereti). It was built in 2011 by architecture David Gogichaishvili. Fountain has 30 gold plated statues. Statues are copies of those, which were found during archaeological excavations in Kolkhida lowland and belongs to the Kolkhida  bronze culture. “Tamada” original statue belongs to VII […]

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Ilia lake in Kakheti

Ilia lake is called so in honor of famous Georgian writes of beginning of XX century – Ilia Chavchavadze, is  handmade lake in the north part of Kakheti, Alazani valley, near town Kvareli, where are Saperavi grape yards, for wine Kindzmarauli. Around the lake are located cafes, park, and is being built hotel.  Tourists often […]

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