Mtskheta – the ancient city, the first capital of Georgia. Foundation of the city is dated the fifth century B.C. It is possible to tell without exaggeration that here the Georgian civilization arose what sights Mtskheta testify to. Mtskheta is already more than two and a half thousand years.This cult place for Christians thanks to a set of temples and Christian shrines. Mtskheta is a historic and sacred town of Georgia. There is no such congestion of cathedrals, monasteries, fortresses and ruins of the ancient cities any more anywhere in Georgia.
SIGHTSEEINGS TO SEE
The Georgian monastery and the temple of the first half of the 7th century. It is located at mountain top at confluence of the Kura and Aragvi near Mtskheta — where, according to historical sources Saint Nino equal to the apostles erected a cross. The Georgia's first monument of the World heritage (since 1994).
Shio Mgvime Monastery
A medieval monastic architectural complex. It is located in the narrow calcareous gorge on the northern river bank of Mtkvari (Kura). According to historical tradition, the first monastic community was founded on this place in the 6th century by the monk Shio, one of thirteen Assyrian fathers.
The Cathedral patriarchal temple of the Georgian orthodox church in honor of twelve Apostles. throughout the millennium was the main cathedral of all Georgia. Monument of the world heritage.
a complex from Samtavro-Church of the Transfiguration and convent of Saint Nino. The first church on this place as it is considered, is constructed in the 4th century by Mirian III.
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