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Stone medieval Svaneti tower of Queen Tamar’s Castle, Chazhashi, Ushguli, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia. Queen Tamar of Georgia reigned from 1184–1213. The Tamar castle originally had 4 defensive stone towers, of which one survives, connected by a curtain wall. The castles 3 other towers were destroyed by the Soviets in the 1930’s. At 2,200 m (7217 ft) above sea level in the Caucasus mountains Ushguli is the highest inhabited village in Europe. Chazhashi has 13 well preserved stone Svanetian defensive tower houses attached to stone family houses. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. .

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Stone medieval Svaneti tower of Queen Tamar’s Castle,  Chazhashi, Ushguli, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia. Queen Tamar of Georgia reigned from 1184–1213. The Tamar castle originally had 4 defensive stone towers, of which one survives,  connected by a curtain wall. The castles 3 other towers were destroyed by the Soviets in the 1930’s. At 2,200 m (7217 ft) above sea level in the Caucasus mountains Ushguli is the highest inhabited village in Europe. Chazhashi has 13 well preserved stone Svanetian defensive tower houses attached to stone family houses. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. .<br />
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