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Uplistsikhe Destination Guide

Delve into Uplistsikhe in Georgia

Uplistsikhe in the region of Georgia (general) is located in Georgia - some 39 mi or ( 63 km ) North-West of Tbilisi , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Uplistsikhe

Local time in Uplistsikhe is now 04:13 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Tbilisi " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tabriz, Erzurum, Vladikavkaz, Grozny, and Cherkessk. While being here, you might want to check out Tabriz . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Uplistsikhe ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Visit of Gori (Géorgie/Georgia)

1:17 min by valpard
Views: 10700 Rating: 4.38

Gori is a city in eastern Georgia, which serves as the regional capital of Shida Kartli and the centre of the homonymous administrative district. As of 2002, it had a population of 49500. Gori is well ..

Uplistsikhe (Géorgie/Georgia)

1:03 min by valpard
Views: 9850 Rating: 4.88

Uplistsikhe (literally, "the lord's fortress") is an ancient rock-hewn town in eastern Georgia, some 10 kilometers east of the town of Gori, Shida Kartli. Built on a high rocky left bank of the Mtkvar ..


Best Restaurant In Gori

0:18 min by willidd
Views: 961 Rating: 5.00

Well not exactly in Gori - but close - and these are the Georgian delicacies I had been so looking forward to. Currently off limits due to visiting "friends from Russia" ..

Skra_01.mp4

1:47 min by crishobella
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Fishing Skra Lake - 21 Oct 2010 ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Uplistsikhe

Uplistsikhe (Georgian: უფლისციხე; literally, "the lord's fortress") is an ancient rock-hewn town in eastern Georgia, some 10 kilometers east of the town of Gori, Shida Kartli. Built on a high rocky left bank of the Mtkvari River, it contains various structures dating from the Early Iron Age to the Late Middle Ages, and is notable for the unique combination of various styles of rock-cut cultures from Anatolia and Iran, as well as the co-existence of pagan and Christian architecture.

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Located at 41.97 44.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Georgia (country), Caves of Georgia (country), Former cities in Georgia (country), Former populated places in the Caucasus, Prehistoric sites in Georgia (country), Shida Kartli

Greater Liakhvi River

The Greater Liakhvi River is a river in central Georgia, which rises on the southern slopes of the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range in the de facto independent region of South Ossetia and flows into the Kura (Mtkvari) River. The cities of Tskhinvali and Gori lie along the banks of the Great Liakhvi. The river is mainly fed by the melting snows and glacier runoff of the Caucasus Mountains as well as by underground water sources.

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Located at 41.97 44.11 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Rivers of Georgia (country), Rivers of South Ossetia

Occupation of Gori

Occupation of Gori was the takeover of the Georgian city of Gori and its surrounding villages by Russian military forces, which commenced on August 13, 2008 as part of the 2008 South Ossetian War, and ended with the withdrawal of Russian units from the city by 22 August 2008.

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Located at 41.98 44.11 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Battles involving Georgia (country), Battles involving Russia, Battles post-1945, Cluster bomb attacks, Gori, Georgia, Military occupation, Russia–Georgia war

Gori Fortress

Gori Fortress (Georgian: გორის ციხე, "Goris Tsikhe") is a medieval citadel in Georgia, standing above the city of Gori on a rocky hill. The fortress first appears in the 13th century records but archaeological evidence shows that the area had already been fortified in the last centuries BC. The fortress controlled major strategic and economic routes and accommodated a large garrison.

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Located at 41.99 44.11 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Gori, Georgia, Castles and forts in Georgia (country)

Gori, Georgia

Gori is a city in eastern Georgia, which serves as the regional capital of Shida Kartli and the centre of the homonymous administrative district. The name is from Georgian gora (გორა), that is, "heap", or "hill". As of 2002, it had a population of 49,500. Gori was an important military stronghold in the Middle Ages and maintains a strategic importance due to its location on the principal highway connecting eastern and western parts of Georgia.

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Located at 41.97 44.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Gori, Georgia

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temperature and rainfall during the year in Uplistsikhe