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Private Tour to Mtskheta from Tbilsi
"Your guide and driver will meet you at your Tbilisi accommodations in late morning and start the drive to Mtskheta town. According the archaeological excavations people lived in the neighborhood of Mtskheta from 2nd millennium BC. Located on the crossroad of Europe and Asia Mtskheta used to be the capital of the Eastern Georgian kingdom of Iberia from the 4th thru the 5th centuries when King Vakhtang Gorgasali moved his court to Tbilisi.Drive uphill and visit Jvari Monastery dating back to 6th century. Enjoy beautif continue to Samtavro Monastery located in ancient king family’s garden not far from Svetitskhoveli. Next have some free time to explore local souvenir market and then drive back to your accommodations in Tbilisi."""
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Private Tour to Mtskheta from Tbilsi
"Your guide and driver will meet you at your Tbilisi accommodations in late morning and start the drive to Mtskheta town. According the archaeological excavations people lived in the neighborhood of Mtskheta from 2nd millennium BC. Located on the crossroad of Europe and Asia Mtskheta used to be the capital of the Eastern Georgian kingdom of Iberia from the 4th thru the 5th centuries when King Vakhtang Gorgasali moved his court to Tbilisi.Drive uphill and visit Jvari Monastery dating back to 6th century. Enjoy beautif continue to Samtavro Monastery located in ancient king family’s garden not far from Svetitskhoveli. Next have some free time to explore local souvenir market and then drive back to your accommodations in Tbilisi."""
From EUR18.00
 
Private Tour of Tbilisi and Mtskheta
"The historical part of the city Old Tbilisi covers suburbs which untill 1936 were called “Tiflis” including the suburbs: Abanotubani – Kharpukhi (old Seidabad) Kala Isan-Avlabari Sololaki Mtatsminda
From EUR53.00

More Things to Do in Mts'khet'a

St. Nino Church

The tiny St. Nino Church belongs actually to the Samtavro Monastery. It was built by King Mirian on the spot where Saint Nino used to held prayers for a couple of years. Saint Nino is Goeorgia's...
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Jul 13, 2014

Samtavro Monastery

The building complex of the Samtavro Monastery is dominated by the 11th century Samtavro Church, which is home to the burial sites of the first Georgian Christian King Mirian and his wife Nana.The...
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Jul 13, 2014

Getsimania Monastery

The small Getsimania Monastery is definitely one of the less visited sights in Mtskheta. I recognised it more by chance than on purpose when I walked along the Agmashenebeli Street.The monastery was...
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Jul 12, 2014

Arsena Marabdeli Statue

Already from the minibus (marshrutka) to Mtskheta I noticed the Arsena Marabdeli Statue, which I later visited during my stay in the town. The statue was erected in 1949 and designed by Elene...
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Jul 12, 2014

Ruins of Bebris Tsikhe

The history of the ruins of Bebris Tsikhe (Elder's Fortress) date back to the middle ages, when the original fortress was built. Not much info is given about this place neither on the internet nor in...
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Jul 12, 2014

Jvari Monastery

The Jvari Monastery (Monastery of the Cross) was constructed in the 6th century on the site of a former pagan temple, where later a wooden cross had been erected by Saint Nino.Since 1994 the Jvari...
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Jul 12, 2014
 
 
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Antioch Church

The history of the Antioch Church dates back to the early 5th century, when Saint Nino preached Christianity in Georgia.The single nave church is a fine example of early Christian architecture. It was...
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Jul 12, 2014

Svetitskhoveli Cathedral

The Georgian Orthodox Svetitskhoveli Cathedral was built in the early 11th century on the site of a 4th century church. After Tbilisi's Holy Trinity Cathedral, it is Georgia's second largest church...
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Jul 12, 2014

Guided tour of Svetitskhoveli Cathedral

We visited Svetitskhoveli Cathedral during a day trip from Tbilisi to Mtskheta in February 2013.We had first had a brief wander around the inside of the cathedral independently, but it was a rushed...
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Apr 28, 2014

The Fortress of Bebris Tsikhe

We paid a brief visit to The Fortress of Bebris Tsikhe ("The Elder's Fortress"; built in the 14th Century) during a day trip to Mtskheta in February 2013.This ruined castle is located a little way...
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Mar 19, 2013

Samtavro Cemetery

The Samtavro cemetery excavations can be visited with the ticket you buy for the museum visit.These excavations look quite spectacular for those who are not used to see big necropolis from the...
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Apr 28, 2012

Mtskheta archaeological museum

That is the kind of museums which have lots and lots of interesting items and where there are almost no explanations; that leaves a lot of space for imagination and interpretation, but, seriously, if...
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Apr 28, 2012

Svetistkhoveli Cathedral of Mtskheta (2)

Inside Svetistkhoveli Cathedral the visitors will discover exceptional chapels, frescoes and icons. As there are many pilgrims and worshippers, the religious atmosphere adds to the beauty of the...
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Apr 28, 2012

Svetistkhoveli Cathedral of Mtskheta

The pillar of life is what mean the name of the cathedral; Svetitskhoveli cathedral has long been the most important of the country, and lots of Georgian were angry when the Trinity church has been...
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Apr 28, 2012

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"Mtsketha – Capital of the former Iberian Kingdom"
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"Mtskheta, a very old town"
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"Mtskheta, Georgia"
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"Mtskheta"
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"the ancient capital"
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