Fortress in Pokveshi village


Location: Georgia, the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia,  Ochamchire municipality, village of Pokveshi.

Date of built: Middle Ages.

Architectural description: In the village of Pokveshi, there was a fortress built on the high mountain , which is called “the Bitchikva” by the population. At  present the monument is ruined. Only one wall is preserved, which’s height is  3 meters.   The building must have been two-storied.

Current condition: The territory is currently occupied by Russia, because of which it is impossible to study the current condition and to conduct the suitable works.  Fortress walls are in a heavy physical condition and need an urgent conservation.