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Beyond Tbilisi: 5 Must-see Spots in Georgia Outside the Capital

Beyond Tbilisi: 5 must-see spots in Georgia outside the capital

Tbilisi is fast becoming one of the New East’s premier tourist destinations — but there’s more to Georgia than its capital. The Calvert Journal presents our pick of the best of the rest the country has to offer. The wind blows warm and sweet as you step out of Tbilisi airport. The taxi …

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Mtskheta – Where UNESCO Meets the World’s Best Beans

Georgian cuisine, salobie

MTSKHETA, Georgia, located 20 kilometers north of Tbilisi, might be as famous among locals for its velvety, red beans as for its stunning UNESCO World Heritage monuments. One of Georgia’s oldest cities, and the former capital of the Kingdom of Iberia (from 300 BCE), Mtskheta is home to the country’s …

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