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Gergeti Trinity Church

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Gocha
Gocha
January 5, 2020
most beautiful place
Keti
Keti
December 24, 2019
The Gergeti Trinity Church was built in the 14th century, and is the only cross-cupola church in Khevi province. The separate belltower dates from the same period as the church itself. Its isolated location on top of a steep mountain surrounded by the vastness of nature has made it a symbol for…
Tatia
Tatia
November 26, 2019
The ancient church, dating from the 14th century, stands at an elevation of 2170 meters, overlooking the small town of Stephantsminda, also referred to as Kazbegi, in the North of the country. Please make your trip with good weather and clear sky to be impressed with the view of Mt. Kazbegi - 5054m…
Nino
Nino
June 7, 2019
A beautiful church on the top of the mountain with spectacular view
Salome
Salome
February 2, 2019
The Gergeti Trinity Church was built in the 14th century. The church is situated on the right bank of the river Chkheri (the left tributary of the river Terek), at an elevation of 2170 meters (7120 feet), under Mount Kazbegi. The Gergeti Trinity Church was built in the 14th century, and is the only…

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Establishment
“Ananuri was a castle and seat of the eristavis (Dukes) of Aragvi, a feudal dynasty which ruled the area from the 13th century. The castle was the scene of numerous battles.”
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Place of Worship
“the present day cathedral was built in the 11th century by Kvirike III of Kakheti, replacing an older church of St. George. The monastery was founded by the Assyrian monk Joseph (Yoseb, Amba) Alaverdeli, who came from Antioch and settled in Alaverdi, then a small village and former pagan religious center dedicated to the Moon. At a height of over 55 m (180 ft), Alaverdi Cathedral was the tallest religious building in Georgia, until the construction of the Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi, which was consecrated in 2004.”
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