Explore the ancient capital of Georgia -
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Rout: Mtskheta –Shiomghvime

Type of the tour: Cultural / Piligrimm

Price of the tour:

In case of 2 tourists: 115 $ P/P

In case of 5 tourists: 48 $ P/P

In case of 10 tourists: 26 $ P/P

In case of 15 tourists: 22 $ P/P

 

Timetable:

 

  • 10:00 - Departure to the ancient, historic capital of Georgia – Mtskheta, wich is included into the list of UNESCO World Culture Heritage.
  • During the tour you can visit the following sights:
  • The Jvari Monastery (VI Century architecturally refined temple, matching the surrounding nature. From here the great panoramic view opens over the river gorge of the Mtkvari and the town of Mtkheta);
  • Svetitskhoveli (the  great  complex  of  the  cross  dome  church,  where  the  greatest  sacred objects for the whole Christian world are buried - Lord’s tunic and the cloak of profit Eliah).
  • Lunch  and  departure  towards  the  Shiomghvime  Monastery  (12  km.  from  the  town  of Mtskheta);
  • The Shiomghvime Monastery (VI-XX Century great architectural complex, consisting of

several temples. The remains of cave complex are preserved here; there lived the monks of the monastery. The monastery was founded by one of the Thirteen Assyrian fathers – Father Shio, who came to Georgia for converting the country to Christianity. He used to live in the cave, from which the name of this monastery – Shiomghvime - has been originated (the Cave of Shio);

  • Back to Tbilisi.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION
DEPARTURE TIME
INCLUDED
  Transportation
  Tour guide
NOT INCLUDED
 


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