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Georgia, Kutaisi – Beautiful Nature and Many Landmarks

Published: 6.10.2018
Georgia is a country situated in the southeast of Europe and south-west Asia. In the eastern edge of Georgia, there is the Black Sea. Its neighbors are in the north and northeast of Russia, in the south of Turkey and Armenia, and in the south-east of Azerbaijan.

You can get to Georgia in many ways, but the best of course is the plane; from Prague, even direct flights fly to Kutaisi. On the spot I recommend buying a SIM card, which has a signal even in the mountains.

zapadlé uličky v Kutaisi   elektrické dráty

Kutaisi is the second largest city in Georgia after Tbilisi. And a lot of interesting things are waiting for you. In the main square of David the Builder Square you will find an impressive fountain. The Kolchid Fountain is decorated with magnified copies of 30 Colchid fountain. Previously, the church was standing here, then the statue of Stalin. The fountain was built in 2011.

náměstí v Kutaisis

Furthermore, you can visit Bagrati Cathedral, located above the city on Ukimerioni Hill, high above the Rioni River. It is listed on the UNESCO list. The first sight of it was truly unbelievable, the cathedral is in all its beauty towering on a hill with a beautiful view of the city and its surroundings.

katedrále Bagrati   pohled od katedrály na Kutaisi

Our next stop was the Prometheus Cave, which is less than 22 km from Kutaisi. The entrance to the cave is 20 GEL (approx. 180 CZK), but we bought a COMBO ticket for 50 GEL, which includes 4 entrances to Prometheus Cave, Okatse Canyon, Gachedili Canyon and Sataplia National Park. There is also the possibility to go by boat. First we headed to Prometheus Cave. A tour with an English-speaking guide takes about 40 minutes and you will walk about 2 km underground. The cave is full of stalagmites and stalactites of various shapes. The whole is lit by colored lights. The last part of the tour leads along the underground river. In these places the tour ends, but only for those who do not have a paid boat. So we're going to the boat, we're making helmets and vests and going to the finish. After landing, we are just waiting for a mausk (a kind of public transport mainly in the countries of the former Soviet Union, the Balkans and Turkey), which will take us back to the gate.

Prometheus Cave   Prometheus Cave

plavba lodí v Prometheus Cave   výjez lodí z jeskyně Prometheus Cave

Then we get back into the car and head for Martvili to Gachedili Canyon. We already have tickets, so we'll pay for the boat again and we'll get off. This boat-like attraction is also good for children. We'll jump into the inflatable boat and drive for about 10 minutes upstream, then we turn around and drive back. We hike on a trail along the canyon after the landing.

plavba na loďce v Gachedili Canyon   Gachedili Canyon

The first day we spent in Georgia was a great one. We were excited about local nature and great food. People are very nice everywhere. Definitely all these places are worth visiting.

GPS: (jeskyně) 42°22'37.8"N 42°36'02.3"E


Text a foto: Kateřina Janovská

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