Gori

Latvian - Georgian Cafe 4You in Gori

June 30, 2019
Now besides hostel in Tbilisi, Latvians have a cafe in Gori Latvian - Georgian Cafe 4You is located on Ilia Chavchavadze Avenue 34, Gori.  Opened for the public in 2018, this place serves pastry, cakes and a huge menu of a different kind of meals (both Latvian and Georgian style), you can get here...

Gori Fortress & Memorial of Georgian Warrior Heroes

June 23, 2019
Gori Fortress is a medieval citadel in Georgia, standing above the city of Gori on a rocky hill. The fortress is very well visible from the city, unfortunately, I have never climbed up to the fortress, but I believe very cool aerial photos might be taken from here. At the bottom...

Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin

June 16, 2019
The Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin is located in Gori on Lomouri street 7, just opposite to the Gori Fortress.  Some might be surprised noticing that this church looks like a typical Catholic church rather than a typical Georgian Orthodox church. According to Georgia.Travel the...

Joseph Stalin Museum in Gori

June 09, 2019
The Joseph Stalin Museum is a museum in Gori, Georgia dedicated to the life of Joseph Stalin, the leader of the Soviet Union, who was born in Gori. The Museum retains its Soviet-era characteristics. The museum has three sections, all located in the town's central square. It was...

2 day tour in "Soviet Georgia"

June 13, 2018
Now, this is interesting, today I was browsing Viator for tours in Georgia, and this one caught my attention - 2 days in Soviet Georgia starting $335.00 My attention was caught with that lovely yellow Soviet VAZ car, I quickly imagined driving around Georgia in such and thought -  cool. By the way,...

Top 10 Hotels and Guest Houses in Gori, Georgia

September 15, 2017
When planning your travels to Gori in Georgia, keep in mind there are not many classical 4-star or 5-star hotels there, instead, there are a lot of guest houses and apartments in Gori.  In this article, I've listed TOP 10 hotels and guesthouses in Gori, according to actual user reviews on Booking.com...

Day trip to Gori and nearby vicinity

May 28, 2017
Day trips to Gori and nearby vicinity are quite possible if traveling from Tbilisi. Although not so popular as day trips to Mtskheta and Jvari (because located very close to Tbilisi) a trip to Gori and region (Shida Kartli) is a nice way to travel though the past.  It was at the end of March 2017, when my...

Fresh Vegetable Market Near Gori Highway

December 02, 2015
I once had a friend visiting me from Canada, he was pretty much obsessed with eco friendly foods, I took him to the local Tbilisi Dezerter bazaar and told - hey look there are plenty of eco foods here. He took some carrot from local salesman and answered me - this probably is natural, but it's not eco! Believe...

History of Tram and Trolleybus systems in Tbilisi and Georgia

December 18, 2014
Currently (2016) there are no tram or trolley lines in Tbilisi, but not so long ago in history there were plenty of tram and trolleybus lines not only in Tbilisi, but also in Batumi, Kutaisi, Gori, Zugdidi, Ozurgeti, Poti, Rustavi and even Chiatura.  What have happened to once pretty impressive routes of...