The Guardian names Georgia as an alternative to the Alps
The Guardian names Georgia as an alternative to the Alps- Georgia’s unique beauty and exotic wild nature has attracted the attention of the numerous international publications already. Famous publications such as The Guardian, National Geographic, Forbes, CNN, Culture Trip, etc. often devote articles to the country’s tourist attractions such as vineyards, seaside, mountains and forests. This time, leading British edition The Guardian coins Georgia an alternative to the Alps, as the country is named among 20 great places. Svaneti is known for their architectural treasures and picturesque landscapes. The area is also famous for its alpine flowers and unique plant species. This historic part of the country boasts a number of towers, built between 9th-12th...
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Georgian alphabet was added to the UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage Representative List
The Matador Network gives five of the most aesthetically attractive alphabets in the world, and the reasons why one is probably never going to read them. Georgian alphabet is on the list along with the Burmese (Myanmar), Sinhalese (Sri Lanka), Tagalog (Philippines) and Hanacaraka (Indonesia) alphabets. Georgian alphabet was added to the UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage Representative List in 2016. Living culture of three writing systems of the Georgian alphabet was inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. According to historians, in the 3rd century BC Pharnavaz I, King of Kartli (or Caucasian Iberia, as the ancient kingdom corresponding to current Georgia is named) created asomtavruli after the Greek model...
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