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April 15, 2019

Special place in Georgia

People say that, those who have not visited Svaneti have not discovered Georgia. Of course, this is too bold statement, as Georgia is diverse, but Svaneti is a very unique place. Svaneti is a region, located in the north-west part of Georgia and famous for its centuries-old Svan ...
April 12, 2019

Where to go from Tbilisi?

Mtskheta city In ancient times, the capital center of Georgia was the settlement of Mtskheta. Currently, it is a holy place for local people, where numerous sacred places and cult buildings are concentrated. In all Georgia there is no such settlement where would be so many shrin ...
March 26, 2019

Best ski resorts of Caucasus

Mild climate, sun, clean air, majestic mountains, fabulous nature and real snow — all this is in the ski resorts of the Caucasus. A huge number of tracks of varying complexity, high level of service and maintenance, infrastructure and modern equipment. The perfect option for extr ...
March 11, 2019

Haghpat and Khor Virap Monasteries

Haghpat Monastery The oldest building of the Akhpat monastery, the Church of Surb Nshan (Holy Sign), appeared in 972. Local residents passed on from generation to generation, the legend about a beautiful Queen Khosrovanush, the wife of Ashot III Bagratuni, who ordered the foundi ...
March 5, 2019

Travel to Kakheti region

Kakheti is the wine region of Georgia. It is here that the main vineyards of the country and numerous wineries are concentrated. The best time to visit the Alazani Valley is the fall, when they harvest. The cars, loaded to the top with grapes, create a festive atmosphere and trul ...
February 28, 2019

Amberd fortress and Garni temple

Amberd fortress One of the masterpieces of medieval Armenian defensive structures is Amberd fortress. This defense structure was built at an altitude of 2300 meters with deep cliffs and ravines on both sides. The inner part of the fortress, which includes a church temple, was b ...
February 19, 2019

Visit Baku – All part of the city

Baku old city – Icheri Sheher Icheri Sheher or the old city is a residential quarter , located on the hill of Caspian sea shore. It is surrounded by the well-preserved walls of a former 12th-century fortress. 10 centuries ago, the capital of the ancient state of Shirvanshahs, wh ...
February 18, 2019

Important mausoleums of Uzbekistan - Part 1

The most legends among buildings, by my opinion, are attributed to saint places. That is why in that article we will dive into the legends of mausoleums in Uzbekistan, in Samarkand exactly. It is a must-visity places not only because of the interesting rumors related to them, b ...
February 12, 2019

Baku travel guide – Important attractions of ancient city

The capital of Azerbaijan Baku is one of the important cities in Caucasus area and major port on the Caspian sea. It occupies the territory of southern shore of Absheron peninsula and has population more than 2 million people. The city has centuries-long history, which finds its ...
January 10, 2019

Main museums in Uzbekistan

One of the best ways to learn about a country’s culture, history, and development in general is to observe its museums that will help to get information about a place faster than by living there and in a more interesting way than the one that is represented by just learning throu ...
January 2, 2019

Ancient cave cities of Georgia

Nowadays, Georgia is one of the most famous places among the people from Europe and USA. It attracts tourists with pristine nature, ancient cities and centuries old history. If you are planning to visit Georgia, the first thing you should know is to be ready and let the country t ...
December 27, 2018

The brief history of Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is known to the whole world as a “Country of Lights”. The etymology of the word Azerbaijan dates back to the ancient times. Long time ago, even before our era, the people who occupied the territory of the country were Zoroastrians ( Fire Worshipers ). According to this ...
December 22, 2018

Tatev monastery and ancient Echmiadzin city

Echmiadzin city, first of all known as the religious center of whole Armenia. Local people revere this city. If we look to the history, it will become clear why Echmiadzin is considered to be very holy place. If you are visiting Armenia but not the Holy City, you will definitely ...
December 17, 2018

Yerevan city – Travel guide

The largest city and the capital of Armenia –Yerevan has very rich history for more than one thousand years. The Yerevan city was founded in 782 BC by the Argishti King. Firstly, the fortress was built which took the name Erebuni. After, the city with the same name started to gro ...
December 10, 2018

Popular historical sights –Ancient monasteries

Ancient monasteries on the shore of Sevan lake In IX century monks moved to the Sevan island and started to live there. Religious complex Sevanavank was erected by hermit monks in the late 8th century with the support of Princess Mariam from the Royal family Bagratuni. At that t ...
December 5, 2018

Sights of Armenia – What you should know Part 1

The history of Armenia starts from time immemorial. Over these millennia, Armenians have repeatedly got through all the various situations, ranging from grate states to the brink of complete destruction. It is not known by what principle, but the fact is that this very people was ...
December 2, 2018

Ancient Khiva city– Places to see in Uzbekistan

Like the other ancient cities of Uzbekistan Khiva also has its own fascinating history and unique architectural monuments. There is a legend about the foundation of Khiva in Central Asia. According to the ancient legend, Sim son of Noah founded the city in the form of a ship on q ...
December 2, 2018

Tbilisi travel guide – Part 2

If you want to see real Tbilisi, then you should definitely go to the old part! Fascinating architecture, a huge number of cozy cafes and restaurants will not you leave indifferent. Old Tbilisi is a place where the spirit of the past hovers among the authentic buildings of stone ...
November 26, 2018

Samarkand travel guide – Local destinations

History of Samarkand dates back to 8th BC. In the Greek sources of the 1st millennium, Samarkand is referred to as Marokand, and in other sources as Afrosiab. Already at that time the city was prosperous where crafts, trade and culture developed. Later in 329 BC, Samarkand was se ...
November 22, 2018

10 reasons to visit Tbilisi – Part 1

Tbilisi is a beautiful city with a big and rich history. Walking around Tbilisi you discover continuously something new, especially the old part, which is known as the soul of the city will definitely enchant you. There is a famous legend how the city was founded. In 458 the terr ...