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Mtskheta was built at the intersection of trade routes, so it was a tasty morsel for the rulers of neighboring countries for a long time. In 65 BC ancient roman military leader Pompey the Great invaded Kartli. The bridge was built by his order. It would still be performing its functions, if not for the construction of hydroelectric power station in 1923.
Please note that it has been existing about 2 thousand years, so the safest way to get acquainted with this witness of antiquity is to stand nearby and take a picture of it.
How to do?
2. Go to the territory of the Ancient City.
3. Walk, explore the surroundings and get acquainted with the history of these places.
4. The bridge is partially flooded now. But you can walk along
the part, that is above the water surface.
Where to do?
The ruins of ancient Mtskheta near Tbilisi is a World Heritage Site. The locals call it "Our Jerusalem" for a large concentration of religious monuments.10
Open hours: Mn-Sn: 10:00-19:00