Gori

Recognized as the birthplace of Stalin, this city in fact boasts a rich history and many notable sites, including a 13C fortress.

Gori is a city in eastern Georgia, which serves as the regional capital of Shida Kartli and the centre of the homonymous administrative district. Gori was an important military stronghold in the Middle Ages and maintains a strategic importance due to its location on the principal highway connecting eastern and western parts of Georgia. In the course of its history, Gori has been invaded by the armies of regional powers several times. The city was occupied by Russian troops during the 2008 Russia–Georgia war. Gori is also known as the birthplace of the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, boasting a museum in his honor. Its other attractions are ethnography museum and a fortress.
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