Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino, Signagi

The resting place of St. Nino, Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino houses many of her relics and currently functions as a nunnery. A popular destination for pilgrims, the monastery was originally built in the 9th century and has been extensively remodeled and rebuilt several times. Climb the hill up to the monastery to visit St. Nino's tomb. Other points of interest are the well-kept gardens and the holy springs where you can bathe and experience the waters in the traditional pilgrim's fashion. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes, as it's quite a hike up the hill. For cultural reasons, wear clothing that covers well. To visit Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino and other attractions in Signagi, use our Signagi trip site .
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  • August 16, 2017
    The Church of Holy Sepulchre both Montenegro with special modesty fresco paintings on the side walls with stories from the old and New Testament. Also maintained landscaping around adds. The Church is on the top of it you can see the kolachozim Valley and azrbaisen mountains in the background
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  • August 14, 2017
    Very nice located monastery and pilgrimage center. In the season a little crowded. Renovated exterior buildings, renovation is underway.  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    To be down (and then up - buff) the almost 800 stairs that separate it from the main church. Under the devotees ask desires giving a bath in the icy water.
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  • July 6, 2017
    Nice place near Singagi. Beautiful gardening and views. Worth a stop for a short visit.
  • April 3, 2017
    Nicely renovated buildings and pleasant ambiance wandering around the property. I particularly like the associated buildings - the cow shed and barns. The Bodbe Monastery is still being renovated with 2/3rds of outside completed. First impression is ooh-ahh, but when you walk around it you see the other side is incomplete and inside has a very long way until completion. The religious tourists were flocking inside the St Nino Church whilst we just admired the architecture outside.
  • May 14, 2017
    Monastery with historical significance, it is still worth a short visit if you have the opportunity but needs to be appreciated in historical context
  • April 27, 2017
    Signagi or Sighnaghi (Georgian: სიღნაღი) is a town in Georgia's easternmost region of Kakheti and the administrative center of the Signagi Municipality. Although it is one of Georgia's smallest towns,[2] Signagi serves as a popular tourist destination due to its location at the heart of Georgia's wine-growing regions, as well as its picturesque landscapes, pastel houses and narrow, cobblestone streets. Located on a steep hill, Signagi overlooks the vast Alazani Valley, with the Caucasus Mountains visible at a distance. ignagi is located in the Kakheti region of Georgia, settled since the Paleolithic period. Signagi as a settlement is first recorded in the early 18th century. In 1762, King Heraclius II of Georgia sponsored the construction of the town and erected a fortress to defend the area from marauding attacks by Dagestan tribesmen. As of the 1770 census, Signagi was settled by 100 families, chiefly craftsmen and merchants. When Georgia was annexed by Imperial Russia in 1801, Signagi (Signakh) was officially granted town status and became a centre of Signakh uyezd (Russian: Сигнахский уезд) within Tiflis Governorate in 1802. In 1812, Signak joined the rebellion with the rest of Kakheti against the Russian rule. During the Caucasian War, the town "was considered an important point on account of its proximity to" Dagestan.[3] The town quickly rose in its size and population and became an agricultural center under the Soviet Union. The severe economic crisis in post-Soviet Georgia heavily affected the town, but a major reconstruction project recently launched by the Government of Georgia and co-funded by several international organizations intends to address an increasing tourist interest and modernize infrastructure. Сигна́хи (груз. სიღნაღი) — маленький городок в восточной Грузии, на склоне горы, в историческом регионе Кахети. Центр историко-географической области Кизики. Расположен на террасах, соединяющихся извилистыми крутыми улицам ород возник во второй половине XVIII века на месте старого укрепления[2]. В Российской империи город именовался Сигнах и входил в Тифлисскую губернию.
  • April 23, 2017
    The Mecca of orthodox Georgians, impressive marble tomb of St. Nino, amazing view in a sunny day...

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