Castles and Fortresses

The medieval fortress of Tmogvi is located high above the gorge, on the bank of the river Kura, in the south of Georgia, in Samtskhe-Javakheti region. A narrow path stretching up t...
Gremi Castle rises above the picturesque Alazani Valley in the Georgian historical region of Kakheti. The fortress was built in 1563 in Gremi town which flourished before the devas...
The fortress of Surami is located in the village Surami inhabited since the Bronze Age. Since the XII century, the settlement began to strengthen and soon a powerful fortress was b...
Ananuri Fortress is located 66 km away from Tbilisi, near the town of Ananuri. The exact date of its construction is unknown. One of its parts was built in the XIII century. Ananur...
Rabati Castle is located in the town of Akhaltsikhe, on the bank of the river Potskhovi. The Arabic word “Rabat” is translated as a fortified place. The fortress was built on a hig...
Narikala – the main mother-fortress of Tbilisi, is one of the oldest places in the city and a prominent hallmark of the capital. Located high on a hill, the fortress is visible lit...
In the south of the country, not far from the famous cave town of Vardzia, at the confluence of the Paravani and Mtkvari rivers, there is a popular attraction, the fortress of Kher...
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