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The Rabati Castle of Akhaltsikhe!

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The Rabati castle of Akhaltsikhe! On the way to Vardzia! Located in Southern Georgia just shy of the Armenian and Turkish borders!

The site of the Khertvisi fortress here in Georgia dates back as far as the 4th or 5th century BC!! Alexander the Great was here as well as the Persian and ottoman empires!

khertvisi-fortress

It’s strategically important location at the confluence of the Mtkvari and Paravnistskali rivers meant it was used to control roads leading to Armenia and Byzantium!

Georgia – 87 nations and counting…

 

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