Petra Fortress

Petra Fortress is located in the village of Tsikhisdziri in the Kobuleti district of Ajara. Built during the 6th century A.D., it held an important strategic position at the crossroads of the route linking Georgia with Iran and Armenia. The fortress is one of the most significant monuments on the entire eastern coast of the Black Sea. The site is inscribed on the Cultural Heritage of Georgia list and protected as the Tsikhisdziri –Petra Archaeological and Architectural Museum Reserve.