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Stepantsminda, also referred to as Kazbegi, is a town located in the north-eastern part of Georgia, among proud Caucasian mountains. Kazbegi Mountain, or Mkinvartsveri, is the third highest mountain in Georgia located in the town of Stapantsminda. The mount is surrounded by myths and religious tradition. According to Greek mythology, as punishment for teaching mankind how to make fire, the Titan Prometheus was chained to a mountainside in the Caucasus for all eternity.

A road to Kazbegi, a historical Northern Road by Aragvi river is another attraction of the region with picturesque views on the Caucasus mountains. It also passes below the walls of the medieval fortress of Ananuri, a residence of the Eristavis (Dukes) of Aragvi.

Along with a number of natural attractions, waterfalls and gorges, the primary monument of Kazbegi town is Gergeti Trinity church, an architectural complex from the XIV century, located in the 6 km from the town, at a height of 2200 m.