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Samtavro Church, Mtskheta

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Church Tourist Spot
Part of a monastery complex, Samtavro Church attracts tourists with its ancient wall paintings and tombs of the first king and queen of Georgia. Although most of the complex dates back to 11th, the foundations were set in the 4th century. Inside, admire the dome ceiling built from stone and without ground support, and the wall murals depicting biblical events. Use our Mtskheta itinerary maker to arrange your visit to Samtavro Church and other attractions in Mtskheta.
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  • It is located near the bus stop from Mtskheta to Tbilisi back large church. Is registered as a world heritage site, tourists is not so much the local believers of many did so. What if you try by back if you go on a day trip to Tbilisi?
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  • Modest buildings and lack of unnecessary luxury to the LAD, which normal people should come to church. It is a place where you can do without a guide. Happy absence of trade and people concerned about selfi.
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  • Guided tours only, if as a tourist. You can learn a lot of interesting things. Most have nothing to do. Only if you visit the shrine permanently.
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