01
Mar
Svan Towers
Svaneti region is famous with its many Svan towers. These towers usually take the form of three-story buildings.  Towers had combat functions,  enemies were shot by boulders. Svan tower has a secret floor (first floor), which today is filled with soil and is still under study of archeologists . There were  kept weapons and food during the war. Svan Tower is a 4-story building including the  secret floor.

Svan towers protect the villages from the avalanche. They stand on the mountain terrain so that tower corner cuts the avalanche and the avalanche can not reach the population.

For visiting Svan Towers you may use FSTA cars for rent, which has 24/7 support. You may hire cars for visiting Svaneti: Land Rover Discovery; Toyota 4Runner or Suzuki Grand Vitara.

FSTA is the cheapest car hire company in Tbilisi Georgia.

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