Mtskheta

Town:Mtskheta
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Top Descriptions

Mtskheta has a long history of prominence in , and with its recent UNESCO World Heritage status and position as the ‘headquarters’ of the Georgian Orthodox Church it’s no wonder it remains important today for both domestic and international tourists. Don’t come expecting anything too grand or well facilitated, though. Beautifully positioned at the confluence of two rivers, with on a hill overlooking the town, Mtskheta is a simple, well maintained and accessible place that’s very much worth a day trip from at the very least.
 
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Top Tips

Most people want to visit while in Mtskheta, and the easiest way to do so is to take a for around GEL15 (return trip with some time waiting). You can walk there also in about an hour each way if you’re on a budget.
Whatever you do, don’t miss out – not that you can really miss it. It’s the impressive centrepiece of this otherwise beautiful and peaceful little town and is well worth dedicating some time to.
The easiest way to get to Mtskheta is by visiting from on the . Like many buses in , this one also leaves from .
 
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The Town

What should we know?

Name in local script:მცხეთა
Also known as:
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Environment type:cliff, hill, river, mountain
Location type:rural, town
 
Religion type:Christianity

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How much will it cost us?

Currency:Georgian Lari (GEL)
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When should we go there, and for how long?

Average time taken:1 day
High season:June, July, August
Low season:November, January, February

How can we get in contact?

Language(s):Georgian, Russian
Timezone:UTC+04:00
Country calling code:+995

How can we get there?

Coordinates:
Geographical feature:Aragvi River, Mtkvari River

The Directions

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The Directions

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The Directions

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What are the numbers and averages?

Number of attractions visited:5
Travel time to attractions:15 minutes
Travel time to next location:35 minutes
 
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Population:19423
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Local Availability

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Beer (multinational)500ml
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Beer (national)500ml
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Fizzy drink1 litre
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Fruit juice1 litre
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Gin (multinational)1 litre
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Gin (national)1 litre
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Milk1 litre
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Rum (national)1 litre
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Vodka (multinational)1 litre
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Vodka (national)1 litre
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Water1 litre
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Whisky (multinational)1 litre
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Almonds100g
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Bread1 loaf
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Honey1 jar
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Batteries4-pack
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Chilli powder100g
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Cigarettes (multinational)20-pack
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Cigarettes (national)20-pack
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Coriander100g
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Cumin100g
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Fuel1 litre
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Internet1 hour
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Lighter1 unit
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Matches1 pack
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Paprika100g
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Travel multiadapter1 unit
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Travel plug1 unit
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Turmeric100g
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Stock1 pack
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