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Mtskheta, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our second stop after the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral! 100% worth the visit! You get to see an amazing confluence of Kura and Aragvi rivers, that will take your breath away

Thank GirlinBaku
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely symmetrical building; very simple and totally made of local stone. Not far out of Tbilisi, because it is on a conical hill, it provides amazing views of the surrounding countryside; including the confluence of the two main rivers which combine to flow through...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So far as I know this was one of the first churches in Georgia which was build by Kind Miriam (first king who accepted christianity and started spreadin it all over).First he put cross sign on top of mountain and after his son and grandsons...More

Thank AlionaIsebia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many old impressive fortress like churches in this part of Georgia. Jvari is one of the best to visit. It is an imposing structure atop a hill overlooking the confluence of the Kura and Aragvi Rivers. The views from the church are stunning.

Thank bobca1947
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place was nice , view very beautiful , it is around 30 min from city center by car, it cost 70 GEL to jvari & Mskheta & back.

Thank Eman S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can easily see this church from a distance, perched high on a hill. Beautiful stonework and architecture. Very busy, but still large enough that as you walk around to explore, you are able to get away from the crowds. Stunning views of the surrounding...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2017

its a part of all tour packages and must visit .one of the good place to go when in georgia easy to access and very beautiful and peaceful place ..

Thank vishalsaneja
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

If you are planning your trip to Georgia this place must be one of your bucketlist... its amazing to see after a few walk the two river meeting in the center... there is alot of local guide providing trip to jvari.. or you can hire...More

Thank aletjoy
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

It's really nice monastery, not far from Tbilisi. It's easy reachable from the city either with taxi or by hiking. We chose to hike there and it was really good decision however taxi would not cost much. Monastery is located on the hill therefore you...More

Thank Michał W
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

Mtskheta was Georgian capital for 800 years and here the Christianity begun in Georgia in the IV century. Above ( much above ) the city is Jvari Monastery. From its point of view you may see Mtskheta and the confluence of the rivers in its...More

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Response from Metelesku2 | Reviewed this property |
It is possible to drive up. Parking is 50m from the church.
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Response from charlespaul | Reviewed this property |
You can cover Tbilisi leisurely in a day. There is ample public transport and taxis are not expensive. Many of the sights in Tbilisi are around Old Tbilisi or walk-able. Suggest to take a cab to Mtshketa and can visit Jvari... More