Samshvilde and Kldekari Museum-Reserve Museum-Reserves

Museum-Reserve address: Tsalka Municipality, 19, Aristotele str., Tsalka
Date of establishment of the museum-reserve: 2015
Legal status of the museum-reserve: Legal Entity under Public Law (LEPL) National Agency for Cultural Heritage Preservation of Georgia under the governmental control of Ministry of Culture and Monuments Protection of Georgia
Museum-Reserve type (profile): Historical
Quantity of stored items: 4000

Museum-Reserve collection description: Archaeological material, samples of local life and ethnography, photographs are housed in the funds of the museum-reserve. Here you will find: ancient megalithic complexes, Cyclops fortresses and “whales” – Menhirs (II-I millennium BC), the field of Bronze Age tomb tombs and the ancient procession road to the tombs, the church at the bottom of the Tsalka Reservoir Monuments of medieval ecclesiastical and secular architecture – Kldekari Fortress (IX century); The cyclopean fortress of the village of Avranlo (historical thesis) located at an altitude of 1600 m above sea level, churches carved in the caves of the canyon rock, etc.

Working hours: Everyday, except Monday, 10.00 – 18.00
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Free admission: Children up to age of 6; Georgian and Foreign Museum staff, ICOM members (cardholders with ID), people with disabilities (upon presentation of valid ID), refugees.

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Total area of the museum-reserve: 10506 m²
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