A must see if you are in the region. A simply astonishing piece of medieval architecture in what looks like the middle of nowhere.
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One of the most impressive monasteries in the region of Telavi. Lots of history, and a magnificient landscape around the monastery, including a nice vineyard.
Alaverdi St. His founder - St. Joseph Alaverdi, one of the Assyrian fathers, is buried in the Cathedral of George. It is still believed that the saint's remains were buried on the northern side of the temple, but this tomb was symbolic. It is supposed...More
Fascinating architecture, a beautiful cathedral in the middle of nowhere. It is a pity that there are no texts explaining the history and heritage of this sight (especially during soviet time). Make sure to grab a hold of a cup of Matsoni, the regional Georgian...More
beautiful monastery in the middle of the valley. amazing frescoes inside. very pleasant place to go and to spend some time.
The impressive part of this Cathedral is undoubtedly the brick central round tower, once the highest in Georgia. Sadly, little of the frescos remain or are faded and difficult to see. Internally, the building is uninspiring other than for the central tower with its conical...More