Featured in the medieval Georgian annals as one of the oldest cities, Samshvilde is dated back to the 3rd Century BC. Once an important stronghold as well as a lively commercial and industrial city, now is a ruined fortified city and very popular archaeological site in Georgia. Samshvilde Sioni Church and a citadel erected on a rocky river promontory are few of many recognizable monuments in the fortress.
Pick-ip from your location and a beautiful drive to Samshvilde village.
A walk through Pirgebuli monastery and its surroundings, to Samshvilde ruins - exploring all important sites, including the old bridge, spring forest, temple of St. George, palace ruins and Samshvilde citadel.
Gathering around the fire and picnicking in the beautiful nature, sharing impressions and stories.
Drive back to Tbilisi to the destination of your preference.