Mtskheta Tourism

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Mtskheta (Georgian: მცხეთა [mtsʰxɛtʰɑ]) is a city in Kartli province of Georgia. One of the oldest cities of Georgia, it is located approximately 20 kilometres (12 miles) north of Tbilisi at the confluence of the Aragvi river. Due to its historical significance and several cultural monuments, the "Historical Monuments of Mtskheta" became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. As the birthplace and one of the most vibrant centers of Christianity in Georgia, Mtskheta was declared as the "Holy City" by the Georgian Orthodox Church in 2014.


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Facts and Stats for Mtskheta*

  • Pollution Statistics in Mtskheta

    Know the pollution level of Mtskheta before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 79.45 (High)
    • Water Pollution 51.12 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 67.65 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 61.4 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.46 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 57.46 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 70.71 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 72.73 (High)
  • Mtskheta: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Mtskheta for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Mtskheta.

    • Burglary and Theft 16.46 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 15.44 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 17.21 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 23.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 10.81 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 17.95 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 26.32 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 91.4 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 78.18 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 20.7 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.04 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 23.49 (Low)
  • Living in Mtskheta - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Mtskheta is 117.84 (High)

    • Safety Index 80.1 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 83.8 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 77.65 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 38.5 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 31.37 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 53.55 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.47 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 37.67 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Mtskheta

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Mtskheta

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.92 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.58 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 81.34 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 51.65 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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