Photos Georgia
Photos Georgia

Batumi - Abandoned airbase

Structures of an abandoned Soviet air base near the Georgian Town of Batumi close to the Turkish border

Gonio - Gonio Roman Fortress

The Roman fortress at Gonio was one of the outposts of the Roman empire during the height of Roman power

Tbilisi - Wedding Palace

The remarkable Tbilisi Wedding Palace was designed for weddings by the architect Victor Djorbenadze in 1984

Tbilisi - Ministry of Transportation

The former Soviet Roads Ministry Building in Tbilisi, finished in 1975 is a prime example of great Soviet architecture

Tbilisi - Mother Georgia

The twenty metre aluminium Mother Georgia or Kartlis Deda statue was erected on the top of Sololaki hill in 1958

Tbilisi - Mother Georgia

The Mother Georgia statue by Georgian sculptor Elguja Amashukeli symbolizes the Georgian national character

Tbilisi - Freedom Square

Freedom Square named Lenin Square during the Soviet period had a Lenin statue that was brought down in 1991

Tbilisi - Georgian Parliament building

The Georgian Parliament building that Housed the Supreme Council of the Georgian SSR during Soviet times

Tbilisi - Republic Square

Part of the former Republic Square constructed in 1983, renamed to Rose Revolution Square after the revolution in 2005

Tbilisi - Republic Square

Fountain at Republic Square in the centre of Tbilisi that now has fallen in decay and will probably be demolished

Tbilisi - Republic Square

The underground shopping area below Rose Revolution Square was probably a great area for shopping during Soviet times

Tbilisi - Former Museum of Marxism and Leninism

The former Tbilisi Museum of Marxism and Leninism in Stalinist architecture was built between 1933 and 1938

Tbilisi - Former Museum of Marxism and Leninism

Decoration of the former Tbilisi Museum of Marxism and Leninism depicting Red Army soldiers during the revolution

Tbilisi - Former Museum of Marxism and Leninism

Decoration of the former Tbilisi Museum of Marxism and Leninism depicting factory workers, miners and textile workers

Tbilisi - Former Museum of Marxism and Leninism

Decoration of the former Museum of Marxism and Leninism depicting farmers harvesting grapes, wheat and shaving sheep

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