Khuluti fortress was constructed in the first third of the 17th century.
Chronicles tell us the history of building the fortress.
At the hard times for Georgia of dominion of shah Abbas I a noble Georgian named Vakhtang was converted to Islam.
Nevertheless, he sent a letter to the owner of the area, Kaplan from the Orbeliani family, in which it was said he stayed Christian at heart in spite of everything.
The letter came with a big sum of money for buying church utensil and decorating one of the Pitareti churches.
However, under certain curcumstances, Kaplan had to spend the money for building an unassailable Khuluti fortress.
When learning about it, Vakhtang sent additional money.
Khuluti fortress is situated in a place very advantageous from strategic point of view.
It consists of five towers of different height built into the fortress wall.
There's a small patio in the middle of the complex.
The two upper floors were military, the rest were residential.
The quarters were heated with fireplaces. There're extant remains of wooden floors there.
It's hard to say how comfortable life in such houses was. But at those times, safety was appreciated much higher.
The fortress is called reliable with respect in chronicles of the 18th century.