Mtskheta - old capital

3 h.
Group size up to 10 persons
Full refund for cancellations up to 48 hours
English, Русский язык
Мцхета – бывшая столица Грузии, является самым священным городом для паломничества и объявлена объектом Всемирного наследия ЮНЕСКО. На нашей экскурсии мы посетим самые культовые достопримечательности этого древнего города
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Mtskheta — the former capital of Georgia, until the 5th century AD, Mtskheta was the capital and in the 5th century our illustrious king Vakhtang Gorgasali transferred the capital to Tbilisi.

During our tour you will visit:

Jvari — the temple of the 6th century AD, offering stunning views of the mountains.
Svetitskhoveli is the main cathedral of Georgia, where many relics are kept including the mantle of Elijah the prophet, as well as the Heaton of Jesus Christ and a part of the cross on which Jesus was crucified on Mount Golgotha.
Samtavro Monastery, a female monastery, where St. Nina lived, lived during the period of the advancement of Christianity in Georgia.

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For any payment method you must book a ticket through the booking form below and receive confirmation by e-mail and (or) SMS.
What is included in activity

Trasport, Guide

Activity schedule

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday 11:00-14:00

What places will you see

Monastery Samtavro
Monastery Djvari
Cafedral Svetitskhoveli

Activity book period
You can book tour up to 72 hours in advance.
Languages in what activity is performed
English, Russian
Directions to meet your guide

Metro Didube

How long your tour will be
3 h.
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After the advance payment you will receive a letter with an electronic ticket comprising information about the tour: the date, time and venue, tips how to find your guide, his phone number and email address. At the same moment the guide receives a notification that you have booked his tour - the date and time of the meeting, the number of people, your name and phone number.
How many days before the tour you need to book it?
We recommend to make booking in advance as soon as the guide confirm exact day. In case you will need to change the date it is possible without extra expenditures.
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Can I pay for a tour on the spot?
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Do I get back money for the cancelled tour?
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How to get money for the cancelled tour?
Write a letter on with the subject "Refund for a cancelled tour". You should specify in it: name and surname of the person to which you have a reservation, tour dates and its name, the name of the guide. We will let you know how to get money.
Do you return money if rooftour was cancelled because of the rain/snow/wind?
How to cancel a tour?
You should call your tour guide and warn him. Write a letter on hi@sputnik8.comwith the subject "To cancel the tour".