Fortress

Narikala Fortress

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Narikala is a historical citadel and main fortress of Tbilisi. In Georgian sources it is called ‘Mother Fortress’. The term ‘Narikala’ is a Persian word and was used to call the fortress in XVII century. Narikala has the traces of numerous reconstructions conducted in IV-XVIII centuries. The last reconstruction at Narikala was conducted in 2000. The Church of St. Nicholas and a fence were restored, the latter got a complete form. From Narikala fortress one may enjoy the most beautiful views of Old and New Tbilisi.

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About

Narikala is a historical citadel and main fortress of Tbilisi. In Georgian sources it is called ‘Mother Fortress’. The term ‘Narikala’ is a Persian word and was used to call the fortress in XVII century. Narikala has the traces of numerous reconstructions conducted in IV-XVIII centuries. The last reconstruction at Narikala was conducted in 2000. The Church of St. Nicholas and a fence were restored, the latter got a complete form. From Narikala fortress one may enjoy the most beautiful views of Old and New Tbilisi.