mtskheta cradle of christianity

Мцхета — сакральное место, к которому так трепетно относятся грузины. Древняя столица и кладовая мировых христианских реликвий. Завораживает ни только своими древними храмами, но и удивительными видами. Именно здесь вы узнаете историю о св. Нино и историю христианства в IV веке.
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3 hrs
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stories about the establishment of Christianity, ancient temples, and breathtaking views.
Mtskheta is the personification of the soul of Georgia (Sakartvelo). This is a holy, sacred place to which Georgians so reverently gravitate. An ancient capital and a pantry of the world's Christian relics. It fascinates not only with its ancient temples, but also with amazing views. Here you will learn the story of St. Nino and the history of the establishment of Christianity in the 4th century.
During the tour, we will plunge into the world of legends and antiquities of this city.
Our walk will start from the famous Georgian Military Highway, which was admired by A. Pushkin, M. Lermontov, P. Tchaikovsky, A. Dumas, L. Tolstoy and many others.
Our walk will start from the famous Georgian Military Highway, which was admired by A. Pushkin, M. Lermontov, P. Tchaikovsky, A. Dumas, L. Tolstoy and many others.
in mtskheta visit the nunnery of Samtavro, where there is a blackberry bush, under which St. Nina. "Blackberry", repeatedly cut down by the barbarians and reappearing again and again, is considered miraculous, as well as the grave of the first Georgian Christian king Mirian and — Queen Nana, the relics of the holy elder Gabriel.
Next, we walk to the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (Life-Giving Pillar) — the cathedral patriarchal church of the Georgian Orthodox Church. Get to know its history. Here is the burial place of the relics of Christianity — the chiton of Jesus Christ and the mantle of Elijah the Prophet, as well as the relics of St. Andrew the First-Called.
after the members of the group, you can take a 30-minute break in the famous salobie.
and at the end of the program, you will go up to the Jvari temple of the 6th century, which is mentioned in Lermontov's famous poem "Mtsyri" and from here opens that bewitching view: "... where merging noise, embracing, like two sisters, jets of Aragva and Kura ...".

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Full refund for cancellations up to 48 hours
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mtskheta jvari monastery and svetitskhoveli confluence of two rivers kura and aragvi blackberry nino wine tasting

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transportation and guide

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every day at 10:00

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mtskheta jvari monastery and svetitskhoveli confluence of two rivers kura and aragvi blackberry nino

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