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Samtavro Church

Davit Aghmashenebelis qucha, Mtskheta 383400, Georgia
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  • Average8%
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3 days ago
“Monastery in a fortress ”
25 Jun 2017
“Nice view”
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Davit Aghmashenebelis qucha, Mtskheta 383400, Georgia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This monastery is different from others I seen because of the wall around, it looks more as a fortress than a church. But inside it was just restored with beautiful wall paintings. It's big and I think it worth the visit. Outside the wall there...More

Thank MirkoSpino
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

The view is the main attraction to me. The church itself is small and modest. I believe it was worth the trip. We drove to the town but took a taxi up to this monastery. We found a taxi that took us there and back...More

Thank AnjCan
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Not the main site in Mtskheta, but worth a visit if you are there. I could see the nuns working on the garden, and it was quite interesting.

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This review is quite late. Although there were scores of tour packages for Mtskheta from Tbilisi, I decided to do the tour independently. I went to Didube Bus Station and took the minibus bound to Mtskheta. There were other tourists on the bus so we...More

2  Thank pinoytraveller2
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We came here on the 'City Sightseeing Tbilisi' 3 hour tour of Mtskheta (25 GEL per person), Our main focus was seeing the Jvari monastery and the Svetitskhoveli cathedral. This place was another stop on our itinerary and whilst it was a nice church it...More

1  Thank chepaddy
Reviewed 15 August 2016

It was raining when we visited the third church of the day, but were mollified by the information that Georgia's first Christian king, David, 'the Builder' was interred in a garden tomb adjacent to the main church; the original bronze doors are still identifiable. Dedicated...More

2  Thank eilonglen
Reviewed 12 December 2015

This is an ancient church rebuilt several times in the past, still being used for worship. There were lots of volunteers looking after the church. There were no inscriptions in English for the tourists. The cemetery out side is well kept. English inscriptions would have...More

Thank njan45
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

The church is very ancient with rich history of the King who founded Tbilisi. The design and architecture of the church is especial. I always wonder how the Dome Ceiling is just built with stone / brick without any support from ground. In a way...More

Thank ckanchan
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We visited the service on sunday morning. A lovely moment to be there. Men are singing gospels and women are praying. The interior of the church is magnificent.

Thank WWRovers
Reviewed 10 September 2015

the place with history and with feeling. read about it before or ask locals. Saint Nino used to live here, first Christian King of Georgia with his wife is disposed here. the service is great, would you be orthodox or not

Thank MrsWM
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