Vardzia a cave monastery site in Georgia, on the slopes of the Erusheti Mountain in the Samtskhe-Javakheti region of Georgia next to the border with Turkey.
Photo: Doron, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
or Tmkaberd is a ruined fortress and medieval town in the southern region of Samtskhe-Javakheti, on the left bank of the Kura River, a few kilometers downstream of the cave city of Vardzia. Photo: Gegart, CC BY-SA 3.0.


41.381° or 41° 22' 51.5" north
43.2845° or 43° 17' 4.1" east
Open Location Code
1,263 metres (4,144 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 218549971
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: فاردزيا
  • Arabic: كهوف فرديزا
  • Armenian: Վարձիա
  • Bashkir: Вардзиа
  • Belarusian: Вардзіа
  • Bulgarian: Вардзия
  • Catalan: Monestir de Vardzia
  • Chinese: 瓦尔齐亚
  • Chinese: 瓦爾齊亞
  • Croatian: Vardzia
  • Czech: Klášter Vardzia
  • Czech: Vardzia
  • Dutch: Vardzia
  • Esperanto: Vardzia
  • Estonian: Vardzia
  • Finnish: Vardzia
  • French: Vardzia
  • Georgian: ვარძია
  • German: Wardsia
  • Greek: Βάρτζια
  • Hebrew: ורדזיה
  • Hungarian: Vardzia
  • Italian: Vardzia
  • Korean: 바르지아
  • Lithuanian: Vardzija
  • Maltese: Vardzia
  • Persian: واردزیا
  • Polish: Wardzia
  • Portuguese: Vardzia
  • Russian: Вардзиа
  • Russian: пещерная крепость Вардзиа
  • Serbian: Вардзија
  • Spanish: Vardzia
  • Swedish: Vardzia
  • Turkish: Vardzia
  • Ukrainian: Вардзіа

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