history of Georgia

The Green Monastery – historical architectural sight which is located between Borjomi and Akhaltsikhe.   The Green Monastery, the same St. George Cathedral was built in Chitahevi by apprentices of St. Grigol Khandzteli, Christopher and Theodore in about the IX century.  Built on the right bank of the River Kura, the monastery complex includes a […]

Ambrolauri appears in historical chronicles for the first time in the XVII century. This place was chosen by the King of Imereti, who built the residences in this territory. The residence didn’t remain, but an ancient tower which is behind new church, it is considered to be it part. Since 1930 represented an administrative center […]

Fortress Rabat is in Akhaltsikhe. The history of fortress begins with the IX century. From historical data it becomes known that in the XII century the princely family of Dzhakeli constructed the first fortress which turns into the residence of a family of Dzhakeli in Akhaltsikhe. The first name of fortress was “Akhaltsikhe” that meant […]



The Gelati Monastery founded in 1106 by the tsar David IV Agmashenebeli – is a symbol of the Georgian Golden Age. Gelati towers over the valley of the river of Tskal-Tsitel, near Kutaisi. Huge domes and walls of the temple are visible from far away. From the monastery complex have survived Catholicon (XII century.), the Church […]

Barakoni Church of the Mother of God  very late historical temple which is in Rache the village Tsesi in 8 kilometers to the east of Ambrolauri. In 1753 the lord Rostom of Racha ordered to build the temple in Rache. It was built by the master Avtandil Shulavreli The church is on the cool rock at which […]

At the beginning of the VIII century there was a church here. During invasion of the Arab army of Mervan Glukhy Arabs burned church. All area of Likhsky ridge then was called as Argveti, it mtavara David and Konstantin which residence was Shorapani’s fortress operated. They left with army against Arabs, but were broken and […]



Adzharia, also as well as other Georgia, has the interesting, but difficult past. Proceeding from archaeological researches, indigenous people of Adjara were Adzharians who for the first time were occupied in the Stone Age, near the mountain resort of Beshumi and treated one of tribes of which there was the Georgian nation. In the Georgian […]

Sensational Discovery of Swiss scientists Egyptian Pharaohs and more than half of contemporary European indigenous are genetically Caucasians. The first European is a Georgian Zürich genealogical research center was given the DNA pattern, taken from Tutankhamun mummy’s left side and leg bones tissues, by Egyptian scientists, in order to establish Pharaoh family members tangled ties […]