Stalin Museum, Gori, Georgia

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Gori has long been synonymous with Joseph Stalin, who was born and went to school here. During his rule of the Soviet Union the town's centre was rebuilt to his neoclassical tastes, and even today much of the downtown area is defined by its Stalinist architecture. The large Stalin Museum is the town's best-known attraction, but there are also some fascinating older sights nearby, most notably the cave city of Uplistsikhe.


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