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2200 Telavi, Georgia, Vardoshvili Street 8A 


(+995 350) 27 27 24/ Mob: (+995) 555366636 

E-mail: lingland.info@gmail.com/ Website: www.lingland.ge 

Mtskheta, Shiomgvime and Ananuri Tour  Short tour (1 days) 




Svetitskhoveli Cathedral was initially built in 4th century 

during Saint Nino stay in Mtskheta. In 11th century, during 

flourishing of Georgian Architecture on the foundation of 

the old construction was built grand cathedral decorated by 

Georgian traditional ornaments. The fortress wall surrounded 

cathedral was built in 17th century. In Georgian language 

Swetitshoveli means “life-giving-pillar”, which is connected 

with the place inside cathedral, where is buried the Jesus 

Christ’s robe.  

Jvari Monastery was built in the 6th century on the top of 

the mountain surrounded by magnificent scenery of 

Caucasian mountains which can be observed far away and 

view over Mtskheta. In Georgian language Jvari means Cross. 

According to ancient manuscripts Saint Nino brought the 

wooden cross to this place and since those times many people 

came here and worshipped God. Nowadays monks live and 

guard this monastery. 

Samtavro Nunnery was built in 13th century near the small 

church named after Saint Nino.  

During her stay in Mtskheta she lived at that place under the 


The Shio-Mgvime Monastery - "the cave of Shio is a 

medieval monastic complex in Georgia, near the town of 

Mtskheta. It is located in a narrow limestone canyon on the 

northern bank of the river Mtkvari. 

Ananuri is a Castle on the Aragvi River in Georgia, about 45 

miles from Tbilisi. The fortifications enclose, amongst other 

buildings, two churches. In the older Church of the Virgin are 

buried some of the Eristavis (dukes) of Aragvi.The Church of 

the Assumption, built in 1689, has richly decorated facades, 

including a carved north entrance. It also contains the remains 

of a number of frescoes. 


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