Among the valleys of the two rivers Alazani and Iori, in eastern Georgia, is situated the beautiful part of Georgia - Kakheti. The captivating beauty of this region since ancient times attracted different enemies.There is a bewitching beauty. Mesmerizing beauty... The Caucasian ridges are shrouded in snow; they towered over the region from the north side, and at the same time descend to the valley of Alazani.The region of Kakheti includes the following municipalities: Sighnaghi, Kvareli Gurjaani, Telavi, Sagarejo, Lagodekhi, Akhmeta. The region occupies 11,380 square kilometers of the total area of the country of Georgia.
Ikalto Monastery complex is located 8 km to the north of Telavi. The complex incorporates three churches dating back to the 6th, 9th and 12th centuries.
Giant Plane tree
The almost 900 year old Giant Plane tree is one of the oldest and most unusual attractions of the city.
Alexandre Chavchavadze Museum
During the 19th century, the Tsinandali complex belonged to renowned Georgian poet and public figure Alexandre Chavchavadze. The complex consists of a beautiful garden with over 1,000 varieties of trees and plants from all over the world. Furthermore, within the premise there are wine cellars with unique collections of wines.
Alaverdi Monastery is a Georgian Eastern Orthodox monastery located 25 km from Akhmeta, in the Kakheti region of Eastern Georgia. While parts of the monastery date back to 6th century, the present day cathedral was built in the 11th century by Kvirike III of Kakheti, replacing an older church of St. George.
The Monastery of St. Nino at Bodbe is a Georgian Orthodox monastic complex and the seat of the Bishops of Bodbe located 2 km from the town of Sighnaghi, Kakheti, Georgia. Originally built in the 9th century, it has been significantly remodeled, especially in the 17th century. The monastery now functions as a nunnery and is one of the major pilgrimage sites in Georgia, due to its association with St. Nino, the 4th-century female evangelist of Georgians, whose relics are shrined there.