Mtskheta is an ancient town of extraordinary importance to the Georgian nation, located about 20km out of Tbilisi. It was the capital of the eastern Georgian kingdom of Iberia from the 3rd century BC to the 5th century AD. Mtskheta was the site of Georgia’s adoption of Christianity in 334 and remains the headquarters of the Georgian Orthodox Church. Mtskheta is of primary interest to any travelers interested in Georgian history or Orthodox Christianity.
Roam around in the scenic and old city Mtskheta whose “historical monuments” have become UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1994.The beautiful city with gravel stone walkways, forts, cathedrals, monasteries and several other monuments is situated at the confluence of Aragvi river.
– Samtavro Monastery
– Shio-Mgvime monastery
– Beberi Fortress
– End the trip with a visit to Svetitskhoveli Cathedral which dates back to the 11th Century.
- Guide Service
Pick you up from the hotel ( drop off at the hotel)
Tour Duration: 7 hours