5 Reasons to Visit Georgia

Tbilisi, Georgia. Photo by Denis Arslanbekov on Unsplash

Georgia is located at the intersection between Europe and Asia. Its capital, Tbilisi, is renowned for its cobbled streets and ancient architecture. Here are the top reasons you should add this unique country to your bucket list.

It Is The Birthplace of Wine

People in Georgia have been creating wine for 8,000 years. The drink plays a core part in the country’s national identity. If you are a wine lover, your experience in Georgia will be richer than in better-known wine countries like Italy and France.

The Cave Cities

Georgia contains many ancient settlements. Many of these are built-in caves and these remarkable cave cities are an excellent reason to visit. Vardzia, for example, is an underground city that once homed 2,000.

The Architecture

Georgia is home to more than one UNESCO World Heritage Site and boasts architecture which dates back to thousands of years ago. There are some wonderful cathedrals, including the curious Svetitskhoveli Cathedral.

The People

The people of Georgia treat guests with an open heart. They are extremely hospitable and will go out of their way to help you. They are wonderful people to meet.

It Is Less Touristy

The beautiful country of Georgia has a lot to offer but it is a place that is often overlooked by tourists. This means that travelers can experience the authentic culture without the negative impacts of local tourism. Of course, this means it is of the utmost importance to be respectful during a visit.