Imereti is the region and the historic area in the Western Georgia, in the pool of an average watercourse of the Rioni and its inflows. Residents of the area speak the Imereti dialect of Georgian, in the past differed in some local features of culture and life. The center of the region is Kutaisi.
SIGHTSEEINGS TO SEE
The temple built in Kutaisi in Bagrat III's government as the main cathedral of its uniform Georgian kingdom and consecrated in honor of the Dormition of the Theotokos in 1003. The temple, majestic by the sizes and proportions, became essentially new word in the history of the Transcaucasian architecture, was magnificently decorated with a carving and mosaics and played an exclusive role in the medieval history of Georgia. In particular, David IV the Builder was crowned here.
Founded in 1106 in the west of Georgia, the Monastery of Gelati is a masterpiece of the Golden Age of medieval Georgia, a period of political strength and economic growth between the 11th and 13th centuries. It is characterized by the facades of smoothly hewn large blocks, balanced proportions and blind arches for exterior decoration. The Gelati monastery, one of the largest medieval Orthodox monasteries, was also a centre of science and education and the Academy.
Prometheus's Cave - a cave in the neighborhood of the city of Tskaltubo, a nature sanctuary. Total length of a cave is about 11 km from which 1060 m are open for visitors. The cave was found on July 15, 1983 by an expedition of institute of geography.
Sataplia Dinosaur Park
Founded more than 75 years ago. The main three attractions of the reserve — the pavilion with the saved traces of dinosaurs, cave and a glass balcony — the observation deck at Mount Sataplia top (the highest point of the reserve).
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