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Akhmeta Destination Guide

Delve into Akhmeta in Georgia!

Akhmeta in the region of Kakheti with it's 8,569 residents is a city in Georgia - some 30 mi (or 49 km) North-East of Tbilisi, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Akhmeta

Current time in Akhmeta is now 07:54 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tbilisi" with an UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tabriz, Erzurum, Vladikavkaz, Makhachkala, Grozny or Bakhtrioni. While being here, make sure to check out Sach'ale, Sabero, Osiauri, Matani, K'oret'i and Akhmeta as well. We encountered some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Road to Kakheti

02:09 min ( October 15, 2011 by gr8culinary)
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Scenes of our drive to the Kakheti region

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Interesting facts about this location

Matani

Matani is a village in the Kakheti region, Georgia. In the village is a 5th-century basilica, Tskhrakara (literally, the Nine Gates) and the ruins of an old palace of the Cholokashvili noble family. The village is also home to several traditional religious festivals throughout a year, particularly Didbatonoba (local celebration of St George's Day, November 23), Iakharoba (autumn), and Tsikhegoroba (local variant of Easter Tuesday holiday).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 42.03, 45.21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Kakheti

Pankisi Gorge

The Pankisi Gorge (Georgian: პანკისის ხეობა, Pankisis Kheoba) or Pankisi (პანკისი) is a valley region in Georgia, in the northeastern corner of the country, bordering the Chechnyan republic of the Russian Federation. Administratively, it is included in the Akhmeta district of the Kakheti region. An ethnic group called Kists of Chechen roots form the majority (75%) in the area.

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Located at 42.03, 45.21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Georgia (country)

Ikalto

Ikalto is a village about 10 km west of the town Telavi in the Kakheti region of Eastern Georgia. It is mostly known for its monastery complex and the Ikalto Academy. The Ikalto monastery was founded by Saint Zenon, one of the 13 Syrian Fathers, in the late 6th century. It was known as one of the most significant cultural-scholastic centres of Georgia.

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Located at 42.03, 45.21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Christian monasteries established in the 6th century, Georgian Orthodox monasteries