Surami Fortress overlooks the town of Surami. The exact date of its construction is not known, though the town itself existed from 12th century. Military commander Giorgi Saakadze, as well known as Grand Mouravi, during his fight against Iran fortified the strong-holds. Later the castle was conquered by Osman conquerors and during the 70s of 18th c. Georgian and Russian held it. Besides the castle, in Surami there are located 9 Christian churches and one synagogue.