DAGETI MEGALITHS

Dageti megaliths

Megalithic complex Dageti (Region of Kvemo Kartli)

Megalithic complex Dageti is located in Kvemo Kartli, Tetritskaro municipality, near the village of Dageti. The buildings date back to the Bronze Age. This site was also used in the Middle Ages, some of the surviving Cyclopean walls have inserts of the late period with clay and small stones. The remains of the Dageti settlement occupies a huge territory and is a surprisingly large complex. It was a fortified urban-type settlement with an additional outer fortification wall and a trench.

Mostly very large boulders are used in construction. Most of the buildings are rounded. There are the so-called Daranas, which are now covered with earth. Preserved walls 2 meters thick, built of smaller stones. The Cyclopean complex of Dageti is undoubtedly one of the most impressive megalithic monuments in Georgia. Throughout the forest, you can see the remains of buildings built from giant boulders, on an area of about 2 hectares. Megalithic complex Dageti is included in the list of monuments of history and culture of national importance in Georgia

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