27 დეკემბერი 2015
Rabati fortress is a medieval castle complex is located in Akhaltsikhe, Southern Georgia. Name "Akhaltsikhe" means "a new fortress" and it used to be one of the most important settlements in this region. Built in the 13th century, Rabari fortress initially was called the Lomisa Fortrress until it was conquered by Ottomans.
Today, the fortress is renovated and reopened. It's one of the most popular travel destinations in Georgia. The Fortress id divided in smaller parts: the upper part includes the castle of Jakeli family, where the Museum of Samtskhe-Javakheti region is situated; there are also an Akhmediye Mosque, an orthodox church, an amphitheatre and a citadel.
For those who are tired and need some rest, there are touristic objects as hotels, cafes, restaurants, an information center, and even a marriage hall. It is a very popular place for a wedding ceremony and a romantic photo shooting.
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