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Metekhi Cathedral, Tbilisi

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Overlooking the river on a rocky outcropping, Metekhi Cathedral describes the history of the nation. Sitting on the location of King Vakhtang Gorgasali's fortified citadel, built in this strategic location when he founded the city, the cathedral has been rebuilt several times. During the Soviet years it was used as theater after several failed attempts by the city's leader to destroy the structure. Cross-copula in design, the current cathedral was built between 1278 and 1289. Enter the cathedral, where you'll see small alcoves along the walls and painted frescoes primarily in gold and reds. Outside, take in the views of the town from this vantage point. Plan my Tbilisi trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
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  • Half an hour of "marshrukta" from Tbilisi to find beauty, history and silence. A trip that is really worth.
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  • During my visit, inside there was a restoration but also a birth ritual we could see. Metekhi bridge connecting Metekhi Cathedral to the other side of the River and panoramic view of Old Tbilisi , day...  more »
  • Mette key bridge is located near the Cathedral, Metekhi Bridge country sports ... That's what when where ... Non-cotton there I think the river. .. Oh ~ I don't think your going crazy ... Non-cotton, not directly into the Cathedral to see, just out of only looking at also. Featured Night Cruiser
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Strung out alongside the Mtkvari River, Tbilisi's historical core and bustling city center offers an array of accommodation options. Choose the fortress hill, the more northern residential districts, or a main street in the center of the action. Large international chain hotels offer luxury options, complete with fine dining, air conditioning, and more. However, you can also choose from more economical, mid-level options located around Rustaveli Avenue and Tbilisi's old town. For the lowest cost, consider one of the ubiquitous hostels.
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