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Shalosheti Destination Guide

Explore Shalosheti in Georgia.

Shalosheti in the region of Georgia (general) is located in Georgia - some 85 mi (or 137 km) West of Tbilisi, the country's capital city.

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Time in Shalosheti is now 12:39 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tbilisi" with an UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tabriz, Grozny, Zeda Vardzia, Vargavi, Vani or Kars. Since you are here already, consider visiting Toloshi, Saro, Rokit'i, Lepisi, K'unts'a and Vardzia. We saw some hobby film in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Travelling in the Caucasus Georgia

07:10 min ( January 06, 2010 by kjsvdm)
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From Akhaltsikhe to Vardzia, 28-12-2009

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Interesting facts about this location

Vanis Kvabebi

Vanis Kvabebi (Georgian: ვანის ქვაბები; English: Vani's Caves) is a cave monastery in Samtskhe-Javakheti region of Georgia near Aspindza town and the more famous cave city of Vardzia. The complex dates from 8th century and consists of a defensive wall built in 1204 and a maze of tunnels running on several levels in the side of the mountain. There are also two churches in the complex.

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Located at 41.45, 43.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Caves of Georgia (country), Georgian Orthodox monasteries, Samtskhe-Javakheti

Vardzia

Vardzia is a cave monastery site in southern Georgia, excavated from the slopes of the Erusheti Mountain on the left bank of the Mtkvari River, thirty kilometres from Aspindza. The main period of construction was the second half of the twelfth century. The caves stretch along the cliff for some five hundred metres and in up to nineteen tiers. The Church of the Dormition, dating to the 1180s during the golden age of Tamar and Rustaveli, has an important series of wall paintings.

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Located at 41.45, 43.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Caves of Georgia (country), Former cities in Georgia (country), Georgian Orthodox monasteries, Religious organizations established in the 1180s, Samtskhe-Javakheti

Aspindza

Aspindza is a daba ("small town") in southern Georgia's region of Samtskhe-Javakheti with a population of 3,243 (2002 census), mostly ethnic Georgians. It is located at around {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:41|34|26|N|43|15|22|E| | |name= }}.

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Located at 41.45, 43.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Cities and towns in Samtskhe-Javakheti

Samtskhe-Javakheti

Samtskhe-Javakheti is a region formed in the 1990s in southern Georgia from the historical provinces of Meskheti (Samtskhe), Javakheti and Tori. Akhaltsikhe is its capital. The region comprises six administrative districts: Akhaltsikhe, Adigeni, Aspindza, Borjomi, Akhalkalaki and Ninotsminda. There are 5 town, 6 townlets, 67 community and village sakrebulos (assemblies), and 268 villages in the region.

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Located at 41.45, 43.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Historical regions of Georgia (country), Regions of Georgia (country), Samtskhe-Javakheti

Meskheti

Meskheti, also known as Meskhetia, is in a mountainous area of Moschia in southwestern Georgia. The ancient Georgian tribes of Meskhi and Mosiniks were the indigenous population of this region. A majority of the modern Georgian population (Meskhs) of Meskheti are descendants of these ancient tribes. The Mosiniks were one of the inventors of iron metallurgy.

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Located at 41.45, 43.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Caucasus, Former provinces of Georgia (country), Historical regions of Georgia (country)