Vardzia, Georgia - Medieval city of caves Georgia

Vardzia, is a cave monastery site in the southern Country of Georgia. The underground halls of the "mountain queen," dug out of the solid rock, it is a cave palace monastery built not by dwarfs, but by Georgians in the Caucasus for their fabled queen Tamar. The greater Vardzia area includes also the early eleventh-century church at Zeda Vardzia and the tenth- to twelfth-century rock village and cave churches of Ananauri.

Vardzia, Georgia - Medieval city of caves
Vardzia, Georgia - Medieval city of caves
Vardzia, Georgia - Medieval city of caves
Vardzia, Georgia - Medieval city of caves
Vardzia, Georgia - Medieval city of caves

The Medieval Cave City of Vardzia, Georgia

The Cave City of Vardzia

Location

Vardzia, Samtskhe-Javakheti, Georgia

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