Kazbegi

Kazbegi

 

(until 1921, Stepantsminda), an urban-type settlement, the administrative center of Kazbegi Raion, Georgian SSR. Situated at the foot of Mount Kazbek on the upper course of the Terek River; elevation 1, 750 m.

Kazbegi is on the Georgian Military Road 46 km south ofOrdzhonikidze. The settlement is the site of the bottling plant forKazbegi Mineral Water (Narzan type) and of the A. KazbegiMuseum of Local Lore. Ascents to the summit of Mount Kazbekbegin in Kazbegi. A cable railway runs from Kazbegi to Sameb.There is a tourist center near Kazbegi.

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The little town of Kazbegi welcomed me first with its chilly mountain air and then warmed me with the hospitality.
We were delighted with scenic mountain landscapes as we passed by the valley along the Gudauri ski resort straight to Kazbegi, a small village located in the Greater Caucasus Mountains.
Highlights will include a full-day exploration of the capital, Tbilisi, the stunning monasteries of Kakheti, a Georgian wine-tasting session and cookery lesson, a visit to the cave monasteries at Davit Gareja, a hike in the Caucasus Mountains and the iconic Gergeti Trinity Church in Kazbegi.
Located in just couple hours of drive from Tbilisi, Kazbegi stuns visitors with breathtaking views, mountainous cool air.
"We are generally sceptical of any late-to-market comers with 'me too' products," said Alexander Kazbegi, managing director and head of telecoms research at Renaissance Capital.
Martvili Canyon, Kazbegi National Park, Okatse Canyon and Tbilisi National Park come next in the top five.
For those who value their surroundings over the nearness of the piste, the Kazbegi Rooms hotel a 40-minute drive away is located at 1,200 metres above sea level and just six kilometres from the Russian border and one can view the third highest peak in Europe, at 5,044 metres high, from all areas of the hotel.
Another place that makes it onto the itinerary of most tourists is Kazbegi, located to the north of the country.
Previously the SEC featured the Banyuhay Dance Group from the Philippines, Kazbegi Dancers from Georgia, Ukraine's Amazing Kids, Slovania's Dunking Devils, and UK-based magician Hafid Good.