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Chakvinji Fortress

Chakvinji Fortress

Chakvinji Fortress or Jikhashkari Fortress is a medieval fortress located in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region, Georgia. The fort was originally built during the period of the Kingdom of Abkhazia (Egrisi-Abkhazia) in the 8th century AD. Later it was reconstructed in the 12th century AD and significantly restored in the 16th or 17th century AD.

Site Information

Country: Georgia

District: Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Region

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 8th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Georgian

Later Cultures: Georgian

Site Features: Georgian Monuments

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