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Erusheti Mountain, Aspindza 383770, Georgia
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Vardzia Tours and Tickets
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All reviews audio guide cave monastery amazing place ticket office turkey well worth the effort amazing cave steep steps two hours no doubt beautiful church monks living live here hour drive small children heritage site ancient city
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Over 600 rooms in this cave complex. Multiple wine cellars, a monastery. Lots of stairs and interior tunnels. Only for those that are fit.

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

This place is really impressive and I suppose we should be thankful that an earthquake/landslide exposed so much for us to see. There is a bit of climbing (steps) involved but nothing too taxing and it’s well worth it to see the various parts of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Michael W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place Definitely doable for people over 60 There are steps but nothing extreme Incredible that people lived and carried out their lives in caves to preserve their culture

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Pepiy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first view of Vardzia took our breathe away. Originally, this medieval cave city was invisible from the road but an earthquke has left the remaining half exposed and it makes a very dramatic scene. It is impossible to visit all the caves in one...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank JJHDerbyshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The way in Vardzia takes a while - from Kutaisi around 3.5h and Tbilisi I assume similar. The time you spend there is around one hour and from my point of view it was not so impressing. It is better to go to Upliscyche which...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank AnR57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An unexpected historical gem located at the end of a beautiful drive and not overrun with tourists... yet! It's hard to imagine what it was like in it's prime, but you get a good sense being that it is quite amazing to explore centuries later....More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 September 2019

It really looks like the temple of Petra. Really huge and amazing city, just explore how people used to live in the middle ages in the rock with full comfort. Explore old church and monastery, wineries and stables, halls and apartments. It is one of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 24 August 2019 via mobile

I was in Göreme (Turkey). This place is more interesting because of its height and location (even Goreme is much bigger) For one lari you can get a minibus witch takes ypu to the higher entrance of the old village. A must-see!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Andras1234
Reviewed 20 August 2019 via mobile

Set against the mountain side you can see a spectacular network of cave houses, churches and storage rooms from a distance already, but the only way to get a real feeling of the place is going up there. We hired a guide and she gave...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Martin M
Reviewed 18 August 2019 via mobile

These caves are the remnants of a fortification system. They are in the side of a cliff. There is a lot of climbing involved and the paths are close to the edge. They are very scenic from below and the road opposite.

Date of experience: August 2019
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9 August 2019|
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Response from Sherry O | Reviewed this property |
Audio guide is available for around 10 GEL. It would be better to take a local human guide. The guide will join you at the caves. Either you can trek up from the entrance gate to the caves or take a paid mini-van ride to the... More
19 August 2018|
Response from Roam06440002594 |
You can rent the audio guide at the entrance where you buy your tickets. You can also hire a guide, but their English isn’t great.
18 August 2018|
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Response from uktourist77256 |
Thanks to all answers saw online it said closed (Georgian State websites) and open (Google) Monday. Just had confirmation from local source it is open Monday!