Tsitsamuri

Tsitsamuri

Tsitsamuri is a small village located outside Mtskheta, Georgia. Near the village a ruined acropolis of ancient Iberia was unearthed in 1953. It is to be identified with the Zaden-tsikhe (the fortress of Zaden) of the medieval Georgian chronicles. This fortress and a possible pagan temple were overlooked by Mount Zedazeni where later a Christian monastery was built.

Site Information

Country: Georgia

District: Mtskheta-Mtianeti Region

Site History: 1st Century BC

Oldest Culture: Kingdom of Iberia

Later Cultures: Kingdom of Iberia

Site Features: Kingdom of Iberia Monuments

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