Mtskheta City – Mtskheta Georgia
Mtskheta City is one of the oldest cities of Georgia and it is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world.
Archaeological findings claim that people lived in the neighborhood of Mtskheta from 2nd millennium BC.
From Tbilisi, it is located in 20 km and due to its historical significance and several cultural monuments the Historical Monuments of Mtskheta became a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
“The Historical Monuments of Mtsketa contain archaeological remains of great significance that testify to the high culture in the art of building, masonry crafts, pottery, as well as metal casting and processing, and the social, political, and economic evolution of this mountain kingdom for some four millennia. They also represent associative values with religious figures, such as Saint Nino, whose deeds are documented by Georgian, Armenian, Greek and Roman historians, and the 6th-century church in Jvari Monastery remains the most sacred place in Georgia.”