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Mtskheta - The First Capital Of Georgia

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    Pass By: Friendly Georgia, Rustaveli ave., 8, Tbilisi 0118 Georgia

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    Stop At: Jvari Church, Mtskheta Georgia

    The journey will start in Mtskheta Cross Monastery - Jvari - The monastery is located on a hill near Mtskheta, that opens up a breathtaking view of the ancient city and its natural beauty.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, Arsukidze, Mtskheta 383400 Georgia

    After marveling Jvari you’ll continue your road and visit - Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (11th century). Location was chosen precisely because of the legend that says that the robe of Jesus is buried in the place where the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral was built and it is considered one of the holiest places in Georgia.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Antioquia Church, Mtskheta Georgia

    Oldest Basilica V-VI cc

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Samtavro Church, Davit Aghmashenebelis qucha, Mtskheta 383400 Georgia

    From Svetitskhoveli we’ll follow the road to nearby monastery complex Samtavro – Saint Nino, who converted Georgia to Christianity in the 4th century, has chosen this place as her prayer site. It is also a burial place of the Georgian Royal family.

    Stop At: Shio-Mgvime Monastery, Mtskheta Georgia

    Also, we are visiting The Shio-Mgvime Monastery is located in a beautiful forest place on the left bank of the river Kura in Georgia. The road follows a narrow limestone canyon from the main square in the town Mtskheta. The medieval monastery consists of several buildings from different periods: The oldest one is the Monastery of St. John the Baptist (dated 560-580) - the simple cruciform building with octagonal dome.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta, Mtskheta Georgia

    At the end of the trip, we will have lunch in a beautiful place, on the river bank of Kura near Armazi village.

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We took the half-day tour to Mtshketa with Aleksi on our first day in Georgia and fell in love with the place! The beautiful monasteries not only had great historic significance but also had stunning views of the city and rivers. Aleksi was an incredible...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
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    Reviewed June 18, 2019

    We made a 4 hours tour with Sergio to Mtskheta and to an hidden monastery lost in the middle of mountains. That was incredible ! It was a lovely trip, thanks to Sergio, we discovered a lot of Georgian history and the places selected for...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    Friendly_Alex, Owner at Friendly Georgia, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2019

    I hope you are doing great. Thank you so much for your kind words and the review. We really appreciate it. 

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    yuliya s
    March 30, 2019|
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