Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, Mtskheta

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A World Heritage Site, Svetitskhoveli Cathedral dates back to the 4th century and is the legendary burial site of Jesus Christ's mantle. Visit the site to learn the story that goes with the claim of the burial place of garment, which involves its purchase after Christ's crucifixion. The church, founded by St. Nino, was the coronation and burial site for many of the kings of Georgia. You can also view a 4th-century stone baptismal font, believed to have been used to baptize King Miriam and Queen Nana, and the remnants of the life-giving pillar of legend. Put Svetitskhoveli Cathedral at the forefront of your travel plans using our Mtskheta itinerary builder.
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  • August 16, 2017
    Visit Svetitskhoveli better with guide-otherwise, much is not clear. At least read carefully stand at the entrance. Many Christian relics, graves Has ... The temple Centre toy town, which in the territory with bruschastkoj does not end there.
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  • August 16, 2017
    A very characteristic place. We got there on Sunday and wedding ceremonies were every 15 or 30 minutes. The wedding couples were waiting in a line to be married.  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    The Church at the end of the pedestrian zone, the market is large and impressive, but mostly the story behind it on the Cedar, both and life
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  • April 3, 2017
    Lovely architecture and stonework. Beautifully clean and pleasant to stroll around the grounds and then visit the shops and eateries nearby.
  • May 25, 2017
    Beautiful cathedral complex and cute town which is very touristy!
  • July 2, 2017
    Lovely and so focusing place Worth to visit in Mshkhita
  • August 30, 2016
    Georgian orthodox cathedral in first capital of Georgia. Inside tombs of many members of Georgian royal family. Great place especially at the night when all walls and cathedral are illuminated.
  • April 23, 2017
    One of the places you wouldn't want to miss when visiting Georgia...

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