Attractions

Top Choice Church in Stepantsminda

Tsminda Sameba Church

This 14th-century church above Kazbegi at 2200m has become almost a symbol of Georgia for its incomparably photogenic hilltop setting with mighty Mt Kazbek rising behind it, and the fierce determination involved in …
Fortress in Georgian Military Highway

Ananuri Fortress

This fortress 66km north of Tbilisi is a classic example of beautiful old Georgian architecture in a beautiful location, enhanced by the Zhinvali Reservoir spreading out below. Within the fortress are two 17th-centu…
Area in Truso Valley

Truso Valley

The beautiful Truso valley, source of the Tergi River, heads west off the Georgian Military Hwy 17km south of Kazbegi. It's dotted with ancient towers, abandoned Ossetian villages and strange mineral phenomena, nota…
Museum in Stepantsminda

Stepantsminda Historical Museum

The museum is set in the childhood home of writer Alexander Kazbegi (1848–93), 300m north of Kazbegis moedani. Kazbegi made the unusual decision to become a shepherd after studying in Tbilisi, St Petersburg and Mosc…
Village in Sno Valley & Arkhoti

Juta

The Sno valley runs southeast off the Georgian Military Highway from Achkhoti village, 4km south of Kazbegi. The small village of Juta (2150m), an outpost of the Khevsur people from over the mountains to the east, i…