Shida Kartli – is the region in east Georgia. Administrative center is Gori. Cities: Gori, Kaspi, Kareli, Khashuri, Dusheti, Tskhinvali. Places to visit: a city cut out in rock – Uplistsikhe, Gori fortress, Surami fortress, Ateni Sioni, Kintsvisi monastery, Samtavisi church, Rkoni monastery, Tsromi church, Qvatakhevi monastery, Ateni icy waterfall. Resorts: Java, Qvishkheti, Surami, Gorijvari.