Vineyards, green valleys, old churches and watchtowers spread all over the mountains make Georgia one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The countryside is ideal for walkers, horse riders, skiers and almost every kind of traveler. People are proud and high-spirited while family ties are very important to Georgian people. “Georgia in a country of myths,” said to Cheese Traveller Levan Chkhikvadze owner of Garuda Travel Tour company in Georgia. In a nutshell Georgia is an amalgam of religious artifacts, caves, monasteries, family ties, wine making, hospitable people, history, culture and good food.
Religious artifacts and monasteries
Georgia has a wonderful cultural heritage and complicated history. Architecture arts, cave cities, ancient churches and the remarkable Pyromania, gave an almost mystical aura to the country. Travelers interested in Religious artifacts and monasteries will be amazed. There are many religious artifacts expainds Levan Chkhikvadze. “St.Thomas scalp, St.George bones, Holy robe of Virgin Mary, Holy robe of Christ, bones of St.Nino, St.Marina, St.Ivlit and many religious holy things,” he said.
Caves, frescoes and wine
Gergeti monastery is of particular beauty. A beautiful monastery complex on a on a wooded hillside 8km northeast of Kutaisi, was a cultural hub of the medieval “golden age”.
Udano, comprised with a series of caves with some fascinating frescoes painted in the 10th to 13th centuries is another location of interestc.
The cave city of Vardzia has a special place in every Georgian hearts. The monastic -city is a cultural symbol and there are over 400 rooms, 13 churches and 25 wine cellars. More are still being discovered.
The park strip Batumis bulvari laid out in 1884 and now stretching 6km along the coast is a must visit. Trees, paths, cafes, beach bars and a few attractions support the busy life from June to August.
Wine is important for Georgians. “Wine making tours are amazing in September-October,” said Levan Chkhikvadze adding that there are also a few great heath tour opinions. “Health tours on Georgian mineral water facilities,” he said.
To sum up Georgia in an interesting country, with many interesting sights, especially caves. Religious tourism is very important, but there are many off the beaten paths to explore in this fascinating country. To help you plan and spend an amazing Georgia vacation, you may get in touch with us through our Contact page.