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Sightseeing in Caucasus

Historic Site
“Also called the Mother Fortress of Tbilisi, Narikala is an ancient symbol of Tbilisi’s defence. The fortress was established in the 4th century, around the period when the city itself was founded. It was then known as Shuris-tsikhe (Invidious Fort). The name Narikala is said to derive from a Persian word for citadel, but another theory says was the name that Mongols used, meaning “little fortress”. It was expanded considerably by the Arabs during the 7th and 8th centuries. The Arabs built the Emir’s palace within its walls. King David further extended the Builder the fortress in th 11th century. Most of the existing fortifications date from the 16th and 17th centuries. In 1827 it was damaged by an earthquake and was not resorted. St. Nikolos church, inside the fortress walls, dates from the 12th century. It was renovated in 1996. Narikala offers you some of the best panoramas of the city.”
62 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Maiden tower, narrow paved streets, art galleries, some date back to 11 century, beautiful scenes”
27 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“A must visit place if you are in Yerevan. Nice place for a breakfast in the morning or for a glass of wine in the evening. You can climb the stairs for a great view and also visit the museum inside the complex.”
24 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Narikala is an ancient fortress overlooking Tbilisiand the Kura River. The fortress consists of two walled sections on a steep hill between the sulphur baths and the botanical gardens of Tbilisi. On the lower court there is the recently restored St Nicholas church. Newly built in 1996–1997, it replaces the original 13th-century church that was destroyed in a fire. The new church is of "prescribed cross" type, having doors on three sides.[1] The internal part of the church is decorated with the frescos showing scenes both from the Bible and history of Georgia.”
45 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The history of the city starts from Maiden tower. Being built in 17th century this building and its around has a lot of history on it. One of the most beautiful places in Baku.”
14 locals recommend
Event Space
“Designed by Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid and noted for its distinctive architecture and flowing, curved style that eschews sharp angles. Extending on eight floor levels, the center accommodates a 1000-seat auditorium, temporary exhibition spaces, a conference center, workshops, and a museum”
11 locals recommend
Theater
“Зи́мний теа́тр — театр в Центральном районе города Сочи, Краснодарский край, Россия. Является памятником архитектуры федерального значения. ”
12 locals recommend
Theater
“Театр драмы. Одна из самых известных гастрольных точек театральных трупп России. Место проведения кинофестиваля "Кинотавр".”
19 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“The Palace of the Shirvanshahs (Azerbaijani: Şirvanşahlar Sarayı) is a 15th-century palace built by the Shirvanshahs and described by UNESCO as "one of the pearls of Azerbaijan's architecture". It is located in the Inner City of Baku”
4 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“This monument is among World’s 10 Most Romantic Statues. The monument represents figures of a man and a woman moving in circles for about 8-10 minutes and eventually passing through each other, forming one whole body for several second. Moving statues of lovers are created by Tamar Kvesitadze based on the characters in the novel “Ali & Nino.” ”
8 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Уплисцихе – это не просто пещеры. Это целая эпоха. Это дом для миллионов человек, которые здесь жили, спали, обедали и ужинали, рожали детей, уходили воевать и умирали. Это огромные залы, которые выдолблены в скале руками неведомых нам людей.”
3 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“The Alphabetic Tower is a 130-meter-high structure in Batumi, Georgia. The tower symbolizes the uniqueness of the Georgian alphabet and people. The structure combines the design of DNA, in its familiar double helix pattern. + there is a moving restaurant at the top of the tower, with an amazing view of Batumi.”
6 locals recommend
Historic Site
1 local recommends
Monument / Landmark
“Kartlis Deda (Mother of a Kartli or Mother of a Georgian) is a monument. The statue was erected on the top of Sololaki hill in 1958, the year Tbilisi celebrated its 1500th anniversary. Prominent Georgian sculptor Elguja Amashukeli designed the twenty-meter aluminium figure of a woman in Georgian national dress. She symbolizes the Georgian national character: in her left hand she holds a bowl of wine to greet those who come as friends, and in her right hand is a sword for those who come as enemies.”
7 locals recommend
Bridge
“Archaic arched stone bridge and beautiful waterfall! just a 20 minutes from our apartment (54 km)”
5 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
1 local recommends