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Kutaisi city tour highlights
- Kutaisi city center
- Bagrati cathedral
- “Okros Chardakhi”
- Gelati monastery
- Sataplia natural reserve
Kutaisi city tour Overview
Kutaisi city tour is becoming more and more demanded among tourists. So we offer city tours in the second capital of Georgia. We work with the best local guides in Kutaisi to introduce you to the city in the best way.
Kutaisi is one of the oldest cities in Georgia, it dates back to the bronze age. Some scientists believe that it was the capital city of the mythological Kolkhida kingdom, where Jason, the brave captain of Argo, arrived to find the golden fleece. Historically Kutaisi always was the major city of western Georgia, the capital of the Egrisi kingdom. In the middle ages unification of Georgia started from Kutaisi, so we can not underestimate the importance of the western capital of Georgia.
In the morning we will start by exploring the city center of Kutaisi, We will explore old streets and cozy bridges across the river Rioni. Walk in Kutaisi’s colorful bazaar to try local food.
Next, we will approach the Cathedral church of Kutaisi, which was totally renovated recently. Church is better known as Bagrati cathedral, after king Bagrat III who built it in 1003 years. Cathedral is dedicated to st. Marry assumption.
Later on, we will drive out of Kutaisi to see one more very important monastery complex – Gelati, which is connected to other our great kind David IV.
Optionally we can visit the Ethnographic museum of Kutaisi.
Afterward, we will drive to Sataplia natural reserve, famous because of the karst cave and endemic Kolchus forest.
At the end of the Kutaisi city tour, we will drive to village Obcha, near Kutaisi to visit the vineyard and winery. Owners will explain how their wine is done. The day will be finished with a wonderful dinner at the winery and the best Imeretian wine tasting.