Ujarma Fortress

Ujarma Fortress, an ancient fortress-town in Georgia's Kakheti region, Sagarejo Municipality, is steeped in history and breathtaking landscapes. Situated near the Gombori Pass along the Tbilisi-Telavi road, this architectural gem has become a must-visit attraction since the construction of a new road in 2010.

Built in the 3rd century AD, Ujarma Fortress was once a royal residence for Georgian kings and princes, experiencing its zenith during the reigns of King Vakhtang Gorgasali and his son Dachi. The citadel's walls, defense towers, residence building, and a church were constructed during this prosperous era. Ujarma played a crucial role in defending Georgia against Arab and Persian invasions and even housed the royal treasury in the 12th century.

Despite its decline after the Mongol conquest and the disintegration of the Kingdom of Georgia, Ujarma Fortress remains an important symbol of Georgia's ancient past. Today, visitors can explore the remnants of the once-majestic walls and towers, as well as the still-operational sanctuary of St. Rajden.

As you wander through the fortress, let the stunning vistas of Gombori mountains and the river below transport you to a time of kings, battles, and glory. Ujarma Fortress offers not just a historical journey but also a visual feast for all who venture to this enchanting destination.

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