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Address: Ujarma, Kakheti, Georgia
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Small aincient gem

The fortress is ahlf destroyed but there is amazing views from remaining towers. There is tiny old church inside. besides there is steep path leading you to the mountain river... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 July 2014
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Baku, Azerbaijan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

No proper information is provided about the fortress. For barbecue,picnic in a small group is good place to visit. Nowhere water, bring your water also) The view from the top is attractive. The church is on top, not maintained, seems nobody is taking care. Some place is very dangerous, no sign boards about. Children must be under observation, better no... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014

Note there are two paths to the top, one is like a goat track straight up, and the other is a wider road/path (to the right from the parking area). Fortress is interesting. Caretaker lives up there. Some small but overgrown gardens. Good view. Like a lot of Georgia, there are little safety precautions so don't get too adventurous.

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Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

The fortress is ahlf destroyed but there is amazing views from remaining towers. There is tiny old church inside. besides there is steep path leading you to the mountain river bottom of the valley.

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014

It looks great from below, but its not such an interesting place to visit unless you have a fascination for partially reconstructed fortresses. Nice, but not essential viewing.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2014

It's near main road. Nature and forest with hills around the Fortress are really picturesque.We enjoyed our short stop, better to read some information about place in advance. We were traveling by car to Telavi, so we were pleased to explore old castle and little church on our way.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2012

Since it is near main road, the fortress is easy accessible by car. Fortress is slightly overgrown with trees and has a excellent view on nearby valley. The information table is in georgean, russian and english language. There is a chapel in one of the fortress rooms with pictures and religious symbols. In generally, an excellent place to visit.

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1 Thank TomasGal
Tbilisi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2012

Ujarmas Tsikhe was built by King Gorgasal (who founded Tbilisi) in the 6th century. It is on the "new road" between Tbilisi and Telavi, about 1 hour from each of those cities. Pull into the parking area and climb the hill to the fortress. If you like history and beautiful scenery, you will not be disappointed. The fortress sits on... More 

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2012

Amazing fortress in the middle of nowhere in a rich and beautiful rural setting amidst rolling hills.

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Kyiv
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2012

I was surprised to see Ujarma fortress listed under Tbilisi attractions, because it’s actually situated in about 45km from Tbilisi, on the hill by Tbilisi-Telavi highway running towards Gombori Pass. Ujarma has a beneficial sitting atop of the hill above the Iori River valley. The views over the valley and the countryside were probably less scenic in winter, when we... More 

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