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Arsukidze, Mtskheta 383400, Georgia
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the highlight of a visit to Mtskheta and is well worth the effort of making the trip here from Tbilisi. In quite good condition without too much ugly restoration work. Make sure you go inside to see the magnificent art work.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KGB777
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the largest still functioning cathedral in the historic town Mtskheta, Georgia. This cathedral is also under the UNESCO heritage sites. Apart from visiting the cathedral one can also enjoy browsing the shops in the town or even take a carriage ride..

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

XI century Cathedral Svetitskhoveli, which in translation means life-giving piller, in a list of UNESCO's World Heritage sites. Its a holy place in Georgia, like a Jerusalem in Israel.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank geosights
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the biggest and perhaps the best known cathedral in Georgia. There are many Christian related paintings, artifacts, and tombs in here. Worth the visit for any Christian.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gillurien
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Rich history of orthodox catholic religion. Holy place and full of relics of the past. Would recommend to go to this place if you are interested in culture and religion

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bigmac1988
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful cathedral with fabulous icons and frescoes throughout. A guide can be very helpful for understanding the history and appreciating the different aspects. It was especially wonderful to listen to the chanting - fabulous acoustics in the side chapel.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank polaraubie
Reviewed 2 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ADSwain
Reviewed 1 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pontinha2015
Reviewed 26 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Karana190
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Pavel H
17 February 2018|
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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.