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Transcaucasian Highway (North Ossetia)

Vastirj St. George statue Transcaucasian Highway North Ossetia  Caucasus mountains amazing landscapes

Transcaucasian Highway crosses North Ossetia and Georgia; it was built in the 1970’s to replace the outdated Georgian/Ossetian military road.

In North Ossetia it crosses mostly through Alagirsky gorge (Alagirsky district).

Alagirsky gorge Transcaucasian Highway North Ossetia Caucasus mountains beautiful landscape

Transcaucasian Highway North Ossetia Caucasus mountains beautiful scenery

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Transcaucasian Highway North Ossetia North Caucasus mountains russia eastern europe

Transcaucasian Highway North Ossetia Caucasus mountains

Alagirsky Transcaucasian Highway North Ossetia Caucasus mountains road .

Transcaucasian Highway North Ossetia Alagirsky gorge North Caucasus mountains

Transcaucasian Highway tunnel North Ossetia Caucasus mountains

gorge Alagirsky saint George sculpture Vastirj St. George statue Transcaucasian Highway North Ossetia  Caucasus mountains

28 tons statue dedicated to Saint George (old pagan deity “Vastirj” was blended into Orthodox Christianity as St. George). Ossetian society uses on a mix of old pagan customs incorporated into Christian beliefs.

Vastirj St. George statue  North Ossetia  Alagirsky gorge  Caucasus mountains

Vastirj St. George statue  North Ossetia  Caucasus

Vastirj St. George statue Transcaucasian Highway North Ossetia  Caucasus mountains russia eastern europe

Transcaucasian Highway North Ossetia Caucasus mountains road gorge

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Stalin painting tribute Soviets Transcaucasian Highway North Ossetia North Caucasus russia eastern europe

Rock painting dedicated to Stalin

Transcaucasian Highway artilery North Ossetia North Caucasus

Transcaucasian Highway North Ossetia North Caucasus mountains gorge

Transcaucasian Highway North Ossetia North Caucasus mountains .

Transcaucasian Highway North Ossetia Caucasus mountains road

Transcaucasian Highway North Ossetia Caucasus mountains russia eastern europe

Alagirsky gorge Transcaucasian Highway North Ossetia North Caucasus mountains russia eastern europe .

Alagirsky gorge North Ossetia North Caucasus mountains russia eastern europe

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