Kutaisi, the capital of Imereti, is Georgia’s second largest and oldest city after Tbilisi, where people used to live as early as the second millennium BC. Moreover, it’s enlisted as one of Europe’s 16 oldest cities. The town’s largest synagogue was built in 1866 with 500 seats for worshipers. The magnificent churches of Bagrati and Gelati – both UNESCO world heritages sites – highlight the importance of the region.
During the tour to Kutaisi you have an opportunity to visit one of Georgia’s natural wonders - The Prometheus Cave. It was discovered in 1984. Prometheus Cave is a popular international tourist cave and consists of various types of stalactites, stalagmites, curtains, petrified waterfalls, cave pearls, underground rivers, and lakes. Worldwide known legend says that Prometheus stole fire from the gods, for which he was punished and chained to Khvamli Mountain, which can be seen from Prometheus Cave, one of the most adventurous places in Georgia. We may not believe in legends. Yes, it is a legend, but we definitely believe in the stunning beauty of the Prometheus cave. Here you can find a stalactites of interesting forms, stalagmites, petrified stone waterfalls and hanging curtains, underground River and lakes – all this on a nice 1.4km walk in mysterious and cool atmosphere and short boat trip.