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Mtskheta-Mtianeti is located in Eastern Georgia, rich in historical events and cultural monuments. The area includes peaks, passes and lakes that will satisfy nature lovers of any taste.

What to see in Mtskheta-Mtianeti 

Protected Areas: Kazbegi, Pshav-Khevsureti, Saguramo.

Nature: Juti Chaukhes, Mt Kazbek, Abudelauri Lakes, Khada Waterfall, Tanie Lake, Kelitsadi Lake, Khorisari Volcano, Gveleti Waterfalls.

Cultural monuments: Svetitskhoveli, Mtskheta Cross, Gergeti Trinity, Shiomghvime Monastery, Vazha Pshavela House-Museum in Chargali.

Must see places: Pshavi, Khevsureti.

Summer resorts: Pasanauri, Sioni, Tianeti.

Ski resort: Gudauri

Climate of Mtskheta-Mtianeti

The climate in Mtskheta-Mtianeti municipality is moderately humid. In the lowlands, summers are hot and long, winters are cold. The mountains have a humid highland climate, characterized by snowfall, glaciers and cool summers.

Cuisine of Mtskheta-Mtianeti

Taste Pshavuri Khinkali, Choban Kaurma, Dambalkhacho. Traditional dishes in the eastern highlands are: kaghi, kaurma, kotori. Cottage cheese is one of the most common details used in various dishes. Local beer and vodka-jipitauri are popular there.

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  • The administrative center of the region is Mtskheta, which is the ancient capital of Georgia.
  • The highest extinct volcano in Georgia is Mt Kazbek - 5047 m.
  • Khorisari is a volcanic mountain in Georgia.
  • In the Mtskheta-Mtianeti region you will find the Caucasus ridge, 3500-5000 m high peaks and passes.
  • It is an impressive tour to go from Tusheti to Khevsureti on foot, which many adventure lovers have gone through.
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