Feel the history of Georgia’s former capital. Archaeological findings indicate that Mtskheta was founded by the ancient tribes in the 5th century BC. It held the title of the capital of the Kingdom of Iberia from the 3rd century BC to the 5th century AD. It was a site of first Christian activity in the area, that resulted in Christianity being proclaimed the state religion in 337 BC. Among the ruins of forgotten pagan shrines, dilapidated roman sulfur baths, burial places of Royal Family and legendary Christian churches, this ancient city holds plenty of other secrets; as a cradle of Christianity numerous monasteries and churches are located in this area. 11th century Women’s Monastery Samtavro, 7th century Jvari monastery with a breathtaking view of the two rivers Mtkvari and Aragvi, meeting and mixing into one flow, majestic Svetitskhoveli and so much more.
We hope, you’ll join us in this adventurous escapade.
Mtskheta – ex-capital of Georgia, to this day it remains the headquarters of the Georgian Orthodox Church.
Jvari – 6th century , gorgeous Orthodox monastery
Svetitskhoveli – Patriarchal Cathedral, also the burial site of Christ’s mantle.
Samtavro – women’s monastery
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