Narikala Fortress

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Tbilisi, Georgia
Narikala Fortress - View of T'bilisi from atop the fortress
Narikala Fortress - Narikala viewed from below
Narikala Fortress - Another panoramic view, with the Orthodox church in the foreground
Narikala Fortress - Looking backwards from the fortress, away from T'bilisi and into the mountains

Narikala Fortress Tbilisi Reviews

castaner castaner
2 reviews
May 21, 2007
Narikala fortress is not really a fortress at all, though I imagine it was at some point in the past. Today what is left is the walls of the compound and a Georgian Orthodox Church in the middle. What makes this one of the most beautiful places to visit in Tbilisi is the astounding views of the city that one can get from here. Also, it seems that the urban sprawl ceases on the other side of the mountain that Narikala sits upon, making for some great nature shots. Walking up to Narikala can be tedious, so I would recommend a taxi. Once you get up there, be careful walking around the foliage. I looked down at one point and saw an alarmingly long snake slithering right by my foot...
View of T'bilisi from atop the for…
Narikala viewed from below
Another panoramic view, with the O…
Looking backwards from the fortres…
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