"Gelati Monastery" - an ensemble of Georgian architecture and the most important center of medieval Georgia, located 11 km-ah in the north-east of Kutaisi. It was founded in 1106g. King of united Georgia - David the Builder (Davit Agmashenebeli - 1089-1125). There is a stone fence around the monastery, the ensemble consists of various buildings from different times (mainly XII-XIII centuries). Gelati Monastery is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
On the southern side of the stone fence, in the main entrance is the tomb of King David the Builder. Gelati Monastery was the property of the royal court and the tomb. Geographically, it was close to Kutaisi, the political center of the Georgian kingdom. Almost all the kings of the whole of Georgia are buried here: David IV the Builder, Demeter I, Giorgi III and others, Kings of Imereti Bagrat III, Giorgi II, Giorgi III, Giorgi VI, Alexander V, Solomon I, etc.
"Bagrat Cathedral" - With its architectural and artistic value, Bagrat Cathedral occupies a special place in the history of medieval architecture of Georgia. He is the final affirmative product of the style that existed in the developed Middle Ages. It is characterized by subtle proportions, harmony of the external mass, diverse and rich decoration, grand internal space. The cathedral is three-fold inserted in the shape of a cross with rectangular shoulders, the shoulders from the inside end with semicircular apses, the axis is extended to the west and east, Kupalo rests on four free-standing powerful supports. The surviving ruins of the cathedral clearly show that it was a great cathedral. in my time. In 2012, the complete restoration of the Bagrati Cathedral was completed and it appeared before visitors in an updated form.
"Motsameta Monastery" - To the east of Kutaisi, 6 kilometers. not far from the monastery of Gelati is the village of Motsameta, which is located on the right bank of the river Tshaltsitela. On a sheer rocky cape, deeply entered the gorge stands a monument of Georgian architecture - the Monastic Ensemble of Motsamet. It was built in the name of the perpetuation of the Great Martyrs David and Konstantin Mkheidze, the princes of Argvetskie. The ensemble includes a church, a bell tower, a stone wall and farm buildings. Initially, there was a small church, where the remains of the Argvetian Erythnic David and Constantine, the martyrs of the Arab commander Murvan-Kru (the commander of the Arab caliphate, the ruler of Persia Marwan-ibn-Muhammad, nicknamed by the Georgians "deaf" -Kru, and Armenians "blind", and Armenians “blind” , invaded Armenia, then Georgia and with fire and sword, swept from east to west, up to the city of Tskhumi - the current Sukhumi) in 30 VIII century.
“Sataplia” - (Karst caves, “pavilion of dinosaurs” and the Colchis forest). The Satapli reserve occupies an area of the mountain of the same name in the Tskhaltubsky district of Georgia. Satapli Mountain is located on the southern slopes in the southwestern part of the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range. The reserve zone on this mountain appeared in 1935, the last change (expansion) of the reserve territory occurred in 1957, since then the reserve includes 354 hectares, and the absolute part of the conservation zone (348 hectares) is occupied by forest. From all conservation zones The Satapliysky Nature Reserve of Georgia is distinguished primarily by the fact that the crater of an extinct volcano is located on its territory. Inside Sataplia cave there is also an underground river that goes outside in the southern part of the mountain Satapli, later this water stream turns into a strong and turbulent mountain river Ogaskuri. Other sights of the Sapapli mountain reserve are presented in the form of fossilized dinosaur tracks. Scientists have established that these ancient animals lived in the Caucasus about 70 million years ago. In addition to the dinosaur footprints, all on the same Mount Satapli were found with traces of the presence of an ancient man.
“Prometheus Cave” - In one of the historical complexes of Georgia in the city of Tskhaltubo (5 km), through the synthesis of light, music and a laser show, the most modern tourist infrastructure of a completely new type in Europe was built. Above the decoration of the territory with a radius of three kilometers around the cave, worked designers from Germany.
In the cave of Prometheus, at different stages of the development of the earth, four layers emerged and tourists will be able to explore this historical territory both from the footpath and from the boats