Shida Kartli - is the east region of Georgia. Shida Kartli, as historical province, is located between Likhi Range and river Aragvi. Administrative center is Gori. The landscape in the region is various. Especially beautiful Trialeti and Likhi ridges; valleys, towers, churches, old settlements are exceptionally attractive.
YOU WILL VISIT:
v Uplitsikhe Historical Architectural Museum Reserve - includes the rock streets and squares, heathen temples, palaces, richly adorned halls, bakeries, secret tunnel, etc.
v Ivane Javakhishvili House Museum - The museum houses materials belonging to the famous Georgian scientist-historic academic Ivane Javakhishvili (1876-1940). There are: memory things and photos, rich library, archaeological materials and ethnographic exhibits, other documents which reflect life of scientist personality.
v Rkoni Monastery Complex - is situated in the beautiful Tedzami gorge. The complex consists of many buildings - the Church of the Virgin Mary – dating back to the 7th century.
v Ateni Sioni - The church of Ateni Sioni is beautifully situated on the plateau of a cliff above the Tana River and the village of Didi Ateni. Ateni Sioni is one of the loveliest churches in Georgia.