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Mtskheta

Trip to Mtskheta, Gori, Uplistsikhe

Drive to Mtskheta; the city is in the list of UNESCO  World Heritage; the first capital. Visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (XI century; UNESCO site), where is buried the robe of Jesus Christ. The cathedral is a burial place of royal family Bagrationi and patriarchs of Georgia. Visit Jvari monastery (VII century; UNESCO site), there is unforgettable view to two rivers, flowing together, Mtkvari and Aragvi. Drive to Uplistsikhe – the most ancient city hewed in a rock, from II-I centuries B.C. (UNESCO site). Very important pagan and cultural center of old Georgian civilization. Then drive to Gori which was located on the Silk Way. There was born Joseph Stalin. Here is located the State Museum.

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