Gori Castle, Gori
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Address: Gori, Georgia
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About Gori Castle, Gori
Gori Castle is situated in Gori, Georgia.
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Getting around Gori Castle, Gori
Take a Car. The total distance will be 0.45 Kilometre costing USD 1 and the duration of the trip will be 2 minutes.Walk
You can reach Kote Apkhazi Street on foot. The distance is 0.33 Kilometre and it will take around 4 minutes.
Suggested transit method is Taxi. The distance between the points being 2.34 Kilometre, the time taken for the journey is 3 minutes. The expense of the trip is USD 3.Walk
It is recommended to walk. The distance is around 2.18 Kilometre and it will take around 26 minutes to reach the place on foot.
Suggested transit method is Taxi. The distance between the points being 13.96 Kilometre, the time taken for the journey is 16 minutes. The expense of the trip is USD 9.Car
The most preferred mode of transport is Car. The transit will take around 16 minutes, covering a distance of 13.96 Kilometre. The trip will cost you roughly USD 1.
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Gori Fortress (Georgian: გორის ციხე, "Goris Tsikhe") is a medieval citadel in Georgia, standing above the city of Gori on a rocky hill. The fortress first appears in the 13th century records but archaeological evidence shows that the area had already been fortified in the last centuries BC. The fortress controlled major strategic and economic routes and accommodated a large garrison. In the 16th century the Ottomans captured it to overawe Tbilisi. In 1598 the Georgians besieged it to no avail; in 1599 they feigned a relaxation of the siege for Lent before launching a surprise attack at night to regain the citadel. The fortress continued to change hands between the Georgians and the Persians in the 17th century. The citadel acquired the present-day form under the Georgian kings Rostom of Kartli in the 1630s and Erekle II in 1774. After the Russian annexation of Georgia in 1801, the fortress was garrisoned by a Russian grenadier battalion, but its importance gradually declined and the fortifications went defunct. The British Encyclopædia Metropolitana reported in 1845: At the foot of a chain of low sand-stone hills stands the Town and Fortress of Gori, (perhaps the Gursenna of Strabo,) the next place in magnitude and importance to Tiflis. The Castle, an oblong, 200 paces in length, placed sixteen fathoms above the level of the Liakhvi, running at the foot of the hill on which it stands, is now abandoned, a Chapel in its South-Eastern angle being the only part in use. Gori Fortress was significantly damaged by the earthquake in 1920. The best preserved structure is Tskhra-kara ("the Nine-gated"), which looks to the west, and is adjoined by the supplementary walls on the south and east.
Fine view of Gori and the surrounding hills. It's nothing spectacular tbh but if in Gori it's only a 10 minute stroll so may as well do it.
This Historical casttle in the centre of Gori. Beautiful views around the city of Gori.. There are many charmed tourists here.
Free entrance, Nice view, no toilets, not all parts accessible on decent paths,
Excellent walls and view from the top. Well worth the walk up there and there is no entry fee. There were two security guards sitting snugly in a humpy on top but we saw nobody else. Must have been an important job! Whatever you do don't make the mistake we did and think you can walk down through the ruins on the NW end and get out the end, even though there is a well beaten track. Bad move - we had to clamber all the way back up to the top after reaching an impenetrable wall at the bottom!! Grr. Nice walls and views all the same.