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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I first visited this church in 2015 where I loved it’s overall feel so much that I baptised my first daughter there. Located in central Mtskheta, there is a nice walk down cobbled streets leading to the church. A nice café is on the river...More

Thank ADSwain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has being the most impressive churches that I have visited. The outside is full of details providing with history and the inside is very beautiful. It is believed that the rob of Christ is buried under this column. Also it is the site of...More

Thank Pontinha2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sevetitskhoveli cathedral. Magnificent cathedral with beautiful icons. Decorations both inside and out. Here also it is respectful to cover bare legs and female heads. You may be lucky to witness a blessing or other service taking place and photography without flash is allowed. Westerners looking...More

Thank Karana190
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

One of the oldest cathedral in Mehsketa - the heart of Christianity in Georgia 🇬🇪. So admirable and relaxing place to be.

Thank Ana S
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The cathedral is inside a walled area that give the place a certain spiritual peace and inside the cathedral is absolutely amazing! The very high vaults are unusual and the icons that are scattered inside are to die for. The Cathedral cannot be visited during...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Our very passionate and entertaining tour guides, Sasha & Irakli fr Gamarjoba Georgia made d tour more enjoyable and fun. The church is rich in history and indeed magnificent!

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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

While the approach to this church might be through a guantlet of tourist kiosks may be tacky, once inside this church compound, a beautiful!

Thank Miotoni
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

I could stay in this church for hours. I particularly loved the murals. No good guide books though. Also the gift shop saleswoman was incredibly rude.

Thank Mehrnoush S
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Close to tiblisi Easy accessible road The view on the rivers, mountains and fields is breathtaking. The church is beautiful and still stands tall though it is more than a thousand years old

Thank Colonelll
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Visited with local colleagues in the evening- in summer it’s particularly comfortable since it’s cooler and you enjoy the place without tourist crowds. In the interior was impressed by the frescoes and a small stone church of 13th century - a copy of the Chapel...More

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Pavel H
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Response from Lucinda P | Reviewed this property |
Have you tried to find the website? This is a very famous monument and it should have one. Otherwise if you find it i suggest not monday, but sundays are good for the tradtional services.
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