Georgia is known as a beautiful, mountainous country. Kazbegi is a wonderful example of it. The greatness of the Caucasus Mountains leaves no one indifferent. The place where Georgia crosses the Russian border, the place where, according to Greek myth, Prometheus was chained to the Caucasus Mountains, and according to Georgian myths it was known to be the icy slopes of Kazbegi. In Georgia, Prometheus is known as Amirani. Mountains and ridges that calm the viewer. A tour that will make you love Georgia.
This architectural complex from the XIV century is located in the village of Gergeti, 6 km from the town of Stepantsminda, at a height of 2200 m. The complex includes Holy Trinity Cathedral, constructed in the XIV century, the bell tower built in the XIV century, and clergy houses from the XV century. You can hike up to the complex in about two hours, hire a driver, or even rent a horse!
Ananuri castle represents multifunctional architectural complex of the late feudal times in Georgia. Built on the right bank of Aragvi River in 16th-17th cc, it was the main seat of Aragvi Eristavi – Dukes dynasty since 13th c . The village Ananuri is located on the main trade rout leading to the North, to Russia and in past it was part of the Great Silk Road. Nowadays the road is called the Georgian Military Highway. The distance from Tbilisi is 74 km (1 h) – beautiful driving along the Zhinvali water reservoir damping clean and blue mountain river of Aragvi. The castle, the bell tower, three churches and beautifully carved walls are the highlites why the site is frequently visited.