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Address: Rustaveli Avenue, Tbilisi, Georgia

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Ladies should always bring a scarf when touring churches

Most of the churches we visited in Georgia are very strict with dress codes so that means that guys should wear trousers and ladies should wear something to cover their head and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Most of the churches we visited in Georgia are very strict with dress codes so that means that guys should wear trousers and ladies should wear something to cover their head and long skirts. Normally they would provide these at the entrance but save some time and bring your own scarf. The places we traveled to are also generally chilly... More 

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Brussels
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The church is really fascinating and it is located the centre of Tbilisi. There are more local people than tourists. Behind the church there is a small park quite nice.

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Zagare, Siauliu Apskritis, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

St. George's Church is the third cathedral in Tbilisi. Built in the 1800's, it has many icons and architectural features of the Russian Empire period of Georgian history. We celebrated the Saturday evening Vigil, vespers and Matins. Visit the well supplied store right next to the church.

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New Castle, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

St. George's Church is the third cathedral in Tbilisi. Built in the 1800's, it has many icons and architectural features of the Russian Empire period of Georgian history. We celebrated the Saturday evening Vigil, vespers and Matins. Visit the well supplied store right next to the church.

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Pervouralsk, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

The name "kashveti" is derived from Georgian words kva for a "stone" and shva "to give birth." Legend has it the prominent 6th century monk David of Gareja of the Thirteen Assyrian Fathers was accused by a woman of making her a pregnant in Tbilisi. David prophesied his denial would be proved when she gave birth to a stone. She... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

We dropped in and encountered priests and a small group of women worshipping. It did not seem to be a formal service but was impressive nonetheless. The Orthodox priests are colourful in their robes and we also noted several young men in robes, presumably some form of alter boys? The interior, however, is not as impressive as some of the... More 

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