Tour in Gori-Uplistsikhe

Tour in Gori-Uplistsikhe
Gori is an Eastern Georgian city, founded in 6th century, nevertheless worldwide popularity came after infamous Stalin (Ioseb Jughashvili). The main landmark in this city is Gori fortress, located on the hill. Also another important place is the birthplace of Stalin. In this house he used to live up until the age of 4, there you can see a museum with his belongings, also his own wagon. After Gori you will head to rock-hewn Uplistsikhe. Uplistsikhe was developing from 1st century, up until 19-20th centuries. It was the heathenistic centre of Georgia, it was the place for all kinds of religious rituals prior to Christianity. In 19th century the city was covered in land, it took many years to reincarnate Uplistsikhe.

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