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Narikala Fortress, Tbilisi
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The ruined Narikala Fortress looms over the city, forming a dramatic skyline which serves as a reminder of the area's turbulent history throughout the centuries. Damaged and unrepaired since an earthquake in 1827, the fortress has played host to Persians, Mongols, and Arab emirs, and was founded in the 4th century as a Persian citadel. There are no guided tours here, but a tourist walk runs around the fortress and down into the old town to the botanical gardens. It's a steep climb even inside the fortress, so wear comfortable shoes. Entry is free. Add Narikala Fortress to your Tbilisi travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Tbilisi vacation route planner.
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  • Used to be ap fort now there are just some ruins, but in the lower court of the fort there is a church with amazing wall paintings. Totally worth seeing, you can also see an amazing view of the city. ...  more »
  • rope way is really good and offers cool view of tbilisi city. up at fortress is also nice and offers good picturesque views. 
  • Here are better reached by cable car from the other Bank of the river. From the walls of the fortress offers excellent views of the city.
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