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Katskhi Pillar – Stairway to Heaven in Georgia

Katskhi Pillar – Stairway to Heaven in Georgia

In central Georgia’s Imereti region about 7 miles from the mining town of Chiatura there is an imposing 130 foot rock pillar called Katskhi that has been venerated since ancient times. In pagan times Katskhi Pillar was thought to represent a local god of fertility. With the arrival of Christianity…