Photos Georgia
Photos Georgia

Jvari Pass - Lada on the Jvari Pass

A Soviet era Lada on the Jvari Pass where the Georgian Military Highway reaches an altitude of 2379 meters

Jvari Pass - German WW2 POW grave

A graveyard for German Prisoners of War that died working on the Georgian Military Highway in the 1950s

Gergeti - Gergeti Trinity Church

The Gergeti Trinity Church with Mount Kazbeki in the background can only be reached by foot, horse or 4x4 car

Stepantsminda - Alexander Kazbegi statue

Soviet era statue of Georgian writer Alexander Kazbegi in Stepantsminda who's work was a great inspiration for Stalin

Tserovani - South Ossetia refugee settlement

Temporary houses of the Tserovani refugee camp where Georgians who fled South Ossetia after the 2008 war now live

Uplistsikhe - Uplistsikhe cave complex

Caves off Uplistsikhe cave town 10 kilometres from Gori dating back from the Early Iron Age to the Late Middle Ages

Uplistsikhe - Caucasian Agama

The Caucasian agama (Laudakia caucasia) is type of lizard commonly seen in the Caucasus and Central Asia

Uplistsikhe - Caucasian Shepherd dog puppy

Caucasian Shepherd dogs are a giant and very strong dog race, this puppy does not look that dangerous however

Gori - Intourist hotel

The 1970s Gori Intourist Hotel is located on Stalin Avenue opposite Stalin Museum, unfortunately undergoing renovation

Gori - Stalin Square

Stalin Square in Gori where a giant Stalin statue stood until it was moved after the Georgian Russian War in 2010

Gori - Gori City Hall

Georgian flag in front of the Gori city hall decorated with hammers and sickles dating from the Soviet period

Gori - Gori Railway Station

It takes 1.5 hours by train from the capital Tbilisi to Gori, taking a minibus or taxi is a good alternative

Gori - World War II monument

The World War II monument on Stalin Avenue in Gori depicting various units of the victorious red army

Gori - World War II Monument

Scene with Red Army Soldier carved out of stone on the World War II monument on Stalin Avenue in Gori

Gori - World War II Monument

Scene with Red Army Sailors carved out of stone on the World War II monument on Stalin Avenue in Gori

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