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translated by Tinatin Bujiashvili
Uflistsikhe is situated 8 km east of town Gori. The ancient town lies on the left bank of the river Mtkvari near the village Kvakhvreli. Uflistsikhe is one of the ancient rock-hewn town and interesting place for turists in Georgia. When I was in Uflistsikhe, I met schoolchildren listening to the guide with great attention.
Uflistsikhe lies on the south slope of Kvernaki ridge, covering an area of 9.5 hectares. The Uplistsikhe complex can be divided into three parts and contains the components of old east countries and the components of ancient Inner city: a fence, a trench, some entrances, a tunnel, water-piping, water-lines. Complex contains: a long building, a church, houses with large yards, one-pillared halls, a building in the beginning of the main street, Inaccessible building, plain room, complex of two-pillared and four-pillared halls (main church), Prince’s church, a platform at the street, a house at the edge of the rock, a complex of a red room and etc. (the names of the rooms and halls are conditional). Read the rest of this entry »