Route: Tbilisi - Mtskheta - Jvari Monastery-Stalin Museum - Tbilisi
Tour Type: Cultural - cognitive
Tour Duration: 1 day
A detailed description of the tour:
Direction: Tbilisi - Mtskheta - Jvari Monastery-Stalin Museum - Tbilisi
Places to see:
Svetitskhoveli Church - Svetitskhoveli, known as the burial site of Christ's mantle, has long been the principal Georgian church and remains one of the most venerated places of worship to this day)
Holy Jvari Monastery - Is a sixth century Georgian Orthodox monastery near Mtskheta, eastern Georgia. Along with other historic structures of Mtskheta, it is listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO.
Samtavro - Orthodox Church and Nunnery of St. Nino in Mtskheta, Georgia, were built in the 4th century by King Mirian III of Iberia. The church was reconstructed in the 11th century by King George I and Catholicos-Patriarch Melkisedek. The famous Georgian monk Gabriel is buried in the yard of Samtavro Church.
Shio-mgvime Monastery - Is a medieval monastic complex in Georgia, near the town of Mtskheta.