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Vardzia

Erusheli mountain near Aspindza, Aspindza, Georgia
+995 595 64 23 46
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  • Very good15%
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“cave city” (22 reviews)
“audio guide” (9 reviews)
“the river” (11 reviews)
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Erusheli mountain near Aspindza, Aspindza, Georgia
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+995 595 64 23 46
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

Vardzia is all time worth to see, My tourists love this adventure and imagine old Georgians lifestyle.

Thank Dreamland G
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Huge caves, if you don't have a good stamina you'll be tired. Far from Tbilisi about 3 hrs, the weather is too hot, bring cold water with you because nothing up there ! about 4500 steps to finish the visit ! For one adult 5...More

Thank MADADIN
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This cave-town is better to visit during the September-November, so the beauty of this place and whole Samtskhe-Javakheti Region would be highlighted with colourful autumn trees. Do not hesitate to drive a bit further to next villages along the river. There were some beautiful rocks,...More

Thank Aleksandrs Z
Reviewed 19 June 2017

You don´t need to take a taxi to visit this site. You can take a minibus, that runs 3 times a day, and if you take the first at 10.30, you have enough time to visit the cave city, and return to Akhaltsikhe at 3...More

1  Thank Ana L
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Vardzia is a long way from anywhere and our trip took in several other places in a 14 hour trip from Tbilisi. It is a stunning sight approached through the river gorge with several other cave complexes along the way. But this is a giant...More

1  Thank AnniSheffield
Reviewed 23 May 2017

"King George hired himself together with the nobles, the king has his daughter - a little tarry. Hunting started. The kidnapped king and his supporters did not get the baby anymore. Tamar has been lost in the caves. Hunting was stopped. The furious and worried...More

3  Thank archil a
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Vardzia was a one off experience in Georgia, it's a long drive but very interesting and different than most of Georgian places we visited, you will climb and walk inside a very tight tunnels and pathways, it looks a little dangerous but if you're careful...More

Thank Mohamed E
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Vardzia is the old century cave monastery built long ago but still preserved in good condition. It is unbelievable how people could built in the cave without no special instruments to help with that. Like old Egyptians they built their caves in order to live...More

1  Thank Kolrina
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing place, cheap treat, amazing guide a lot of history behind, if you go take a guide it costs £8, many cities around with transitional baths 🛀

1  Thank GeorgiosIordanidis
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The unique monument of Georgian architecture, rock-hewn monastery town of Vardzia is one of thae major highlight to visit. We walked upwards to the caves and went through the tunnel steps downwards. The steps are small and innumerous quantity. If you are not used to...More

Thank Tsiramua
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Umang2008
23 May 2017|
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Response from Alyce Q | Reviewed this property |
This is on a mountainside cliff. If you keep them in a stroller you can make the first area. If you take them in your arms or babypak, you may take them anywhere on the area. There are steep drops and some stairs to... More
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Saranya N
19 October 2016|
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Response from JorgeTheTraveller | Reviewed this property |
I agree: it is not safe. But as long as you keep your kid tight at all times, I see no reason why you shouldn't visit the place and enjoyed it yourself. Your kid may not get a thing of Vardzia, but you deserve to go there... More
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6 June 2016|
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Response from MtieliGogo | Reviewed this property |
The road is asphalted and under very good condition
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