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Metekhi Cathedral

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Address: Metekhi St, Tbilisi, Georgia
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Great place to visit

We have visit it with group and the way to go to it was so good and we had great as gruop. I recomand this place to every body.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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34 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have visit it with group and the way to go to it was so good and we had great as gruop. I recomand this place to every body.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is another of your perfectly perched Georgian orthodox churches erected many centuries ago, and this one has an special history as it was witness of the massacre of tens of thousands of Georgians because they didn't want to negate their faith.

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Yerevan, Armenia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The spritual entry and the church was amazing, the location is a little hard to arrive but worth every step

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Frankfurt, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed the walk from Tsminda Sameba Cathedral to Metekhi Cathedral, but I don't have any particular memories of this church (they tend to blur after awhile) except for the many and persistent beggars outside. It has good views. Some people have obviously reviewed the wrong cathedral. This is not 45 minutes outside Tbilisi. It is a 5 minute stroll... More 

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Metekhi church is a cross-cupola church. Metekhi church is somewhat anachronistic with its three projecting apses in the east facade and the four freestanding pillars supporting the cupola within.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Both the church and the statue overlooking the river and the city. We visited the place at night and yellowish lightenings doubled the attraction of the location.

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Ploiesti, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located right next to the river, this is the best place from where you can watch the city from close up. Free to visit, this is one of the best places where you can unpack your lunch box and eat or just take some pictures with the river, the pedestrian bridge and the city.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This seems to be a famous cathedral in the old town area. We visited on Palm Sunday and it was very crowded with worshippers. Women must have their heads covered to enter any of the Orthodox churches.

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Duisburg, Germany
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

For those that see the first time a goergian church - great to see and experience it. When you have seen the world heritage sites then it is esp. a great viewing Platform for taking Pictures of Tbilissi.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This Cathedral is about a 45 minute drive from Tbilisi and definitely worth it! The Cathedral is near a body of water make the views spectacular! Be careful when walking from the car park down to the entrance and the path can be slippery. Make sure to walk all the way around the Cathedral to gain the full experience. Also... More 

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