How to Spend a Weekend in Gori, Georgia

How to Spend a Weekend in Gori, Georgia, Gori, Georgia (B)

When asking what to see in Gori, many locals and tourists will give you the same answer – Stalin Museum and Uplistikhe Cave Town. While Gori is mainly known as a birthplace of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin and a short stopover for those planning a visit to cave town, there are plenty of things to do in Gori besides these two extremely popular tourist sites. And with this post, I will show you that Gori is an underrated city that offers much more than anyone thinks it does. 

The central city of the Shida Kartli region, Gori, is around 85 km from Tbilisi, making it one of the most convenient day trips from the capital. Although, this post will prove that you might need more than one day to see the city beyond its famous landmarks. 

From ancient times the region of Shida Kartli was crisscrossed by several essential trade routes going from the north to the south and from the east to the west. This contributed to the creation of several towns along the roads: Mtskheta, Mukhrani, Gori, and Urbnisi, to name a few. Therefore, the city of Gori is one of the oldest settlements in Georgia.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: How to Spend a Weekend in Gori, Georgia
Guide Location: Georgia » Gori
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Baia Dzagnidze
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Brick walls
  • Georgia Gold
  • Anna’s Guest House
  • Hestia Boutique Hotel
  • Joseph Stalin Museum
  • Ethnographic Museum
  • Great Patriotic War Museum
  • Stalin Ave and Ilia Chavchavadze Ave
  • the first building at 47 Ilia Chavchavadze Ave
  • 10 Kirion II street
  • A. Tsereteli
  • Kristopher Castel streets
  • Virgin Mary Cathedral
  • Memorial of Georgian Warrior Heroes
  • Gori Fortress
  • Samepo Street
  • Great Patriotic War museum
  • Gori Railway Station
  • Art House
  • Gori Synagogue
  • Cafe 22
  • L’avenue
  • Dzmobis Duqani