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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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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