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Address: Tbilisi, Georgia
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it is in the heart of the city very nice artchacture style more like armenian style but in side is also very beautiful

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Fethiye, Turkey
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Fethiye, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

it is in the heart of the city very nice artchacture style more like armenian style but in side is also very beautiful

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated in the heart of tbilisi (historic Sionis kucha - Sioni Street) the church was the main Georgian Orthodox Cathedral and seat of Catholicos -Patriarch of All Georgia for centuries until the Holy Trinity Cathedral was consecrated in 2004. However it is still glorious and one of the most loved church for locals. Sioni Cathedral holds the venerated Grapewine cross... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had somehow missed this church on our previous strolls through the old town and happened to pass by in a rather "churched-out" state on our last evening - and luckily decided to have a look. This is clearly the most beautiful of all churches we saw in Georgia - beautifully restored (assuming that it was restored rather than survived... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Containing the Cross of St Nino, complete with vines and hair, this is one of the holiest churches in all of Georgia. It is located behind a grille to the left of the altar. The church traces its history back to the 6th century but like most of Georgian churches has suffered damage from many and various invaders. The church... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Nice Cathedral to view as you stroll through the Old City. Not spectacular, but worth a stop and look inside.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This church & it's magnificence symbolizes the soul of Georgia. Well wish a visit. Needless to say, it's a functioning holy temple, please behave respectfully. Pls give this review a thumbs up.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Sioni Cathedral is home to St Nino's cross, which is tucked away behind a golden panel. The paintings inside this church are stunning, My favourite church that I visited in the Old City.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I wasn't particularly impressed with this church actually but it's worth seeing because it's right in Old Town so you'll pass it anyway if you visit the neighborhood. It looks like many churches in Tbilisi though so I didn't get why this one is considered so special.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This is really an impressive and atmospheric church in the old part of Tbilisi. I recommend a visit, as its in the old town which is anyway so pleasant and interesting to explore.

Thank Sue V
Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

It is one of most beautiful ortodox church in Georgia, in my opinion realy worth to see. If You want to choose only a couple of Churches to see, this is on top. Not so big, but in generall "georgian ortodox" style - it is archetype of all churches in Georgia. Also St Nino Cross inside, very sacred atmosphere inside... More 

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