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Akhaltsikhe, Georgia
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Rabati Castle Tours and Tickets
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All reviews entry fee few years turkey different types georgian orthodox church beautiful place two hours well worth the money islamic school small museum beautiful photos buy a ticket worth the detour takes about hours first class bit disney religious buildings
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There's not much in Akhaltsikhe to see. It's more a stop on your tour route. The government has restored this old castle on the silk route to give you something to see. It's well done with a nice museum. Worth an hour at the most...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a strange place. I’m afraid that historic sites tend to lose a lot of authenticity when there is little, if anything, left of the original buildings. This place looks like a brand new version of an ancient complex, complete with bars/restaurants, shops and hotel....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Michael W
Reviewed 2 September 2019

It is really nice place, unfortunately totally new reconstructed, but the atmosphere is perfect. You can find lots of things connected to different nations and cultures. Here you will explore Georgian Orthodox church and Muslim mosque at the same time.

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank KobaTomadze
Reviewed 29 August 2019

We agree that it has been made a bit disney like however it is quite beautiful and meaningful if you hire a guide. At the tourist center, where you buy the entrance ticket, they will provide a private guide for 20 GEL. Our tour was...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank 784iral
Reviewed 21 August 2019 via mobile

It is very nice place, is mixture of several different cultures, place is easy to access, there are bars and restaurants too , I would recomend to see it not in very sunny day.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Guja L
Reviewed 18 August 2019 via mobile

poor restauration works you will see patches of concrete and numerous mistakes on islamic design patterns (it is an art, you should never find 90 degrees angles) ok for neophytes and adepts of Disney lands

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank michellU9318XX
Reviewed 30 July 2019

Completely rebuilt with shops and a hotel. There is an entry fee but you can see quite a bit for free including walking along the walls and in the towers.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Lynne S
Reviewed 16 July 2019

Enormous amounts of money have been invested to renovate this fortress/castle/museum. Even though you might consider it a bit Disney-esque, Rabati really is a beautiful and significant cultural and historic site. Be sure to have a guide take you around so you can appreciate everything...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Waterloonie
Reviewed 23 June 2019

The fortress walls are close to the originals but so many 'attractions' have been added - a gold dome (according to our guide at the behest of the Turkish government who part-funded the renovation), Moorish and Russian pavilions - that have nothing to do with...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Tony201020
Reviewed 22 June 2019

Rabati castle is a beautiful blend of Christian and Muslim architecture. I thought the renovations were excellent - tasteful and accurate. The gardens also add to its beauty. Make sure you pay the extra to go inside the inner walls, its well worth it. The...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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C J
10 August 2018|
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hello :) you can go by marshutka public transport
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according to me it opens from 9.00a.m till 5.00 p.m. or you check on official website.
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Входной билет надо покупать и если нужен экскурсовод тоже платно
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