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Shaumta | Shaumta Village, Telavi 383330, Georgia
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Reviewed 4 May 2019

Both churches are just a small detour from main road. Akhali Shuamta is just 0.5km from main road. Now going under major restoration. Dzveli Shuamna 2.3km and should not be missed. Very peaceful church surrounded by greenery with the Caucasus range in the back.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank seabirdie0A
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Beautiful road, which leads you till the monastery. Old and New Shuamta monasteries are located there. It is a place for history lovers, not for the people, who are awaiting sceneries and highlights,

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

An interesting diversion from the main road: a lovely ancient monastery complex in the middle of the woods. Try to avoid going on Sunday but stop by and you won’t be disappointed

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

These are two monasteries old shuamta and new one. They both are near to each other. Worth to see them both.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

They may have included this in our tour because it was nearby and gave us one more thing to see. Why not? It is a complex of two monasteries: the "new" one which still functions as a convent and the "old" one which is really...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

That is the best to see the old one and the new one. The old one [Dzveli] is very old and its restoration is being finished. The newer is only 5 - 6 centuries old but it is also worth to see.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

Maybe because it was raining, or I saw dozens of monasteries, but this was not so special for me. Still worth a visit, if you are in the area. The frescoes inside are nice.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Old Shuamta is built in VII century. The architectural ensemble Dzveli Suamta is situated 7km of Telavi. Its consists of a 5th century basilica, one of the most curious examples of Christian Georgian architecture.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Interesting place. the akhali (new) Shuamta has beautiful frescoes inside. the dzveli (old) complex is quite interesting itself but it must be restored in the interiors

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank StefanoStan
Reviewed 13 July 2016

well signposted from either direction - there are are 2 monastries - the 'new' one dating from 1500 is the first one you see, the "old" one dating from about 500 is at the end of the road. Workers had just about finished putting in...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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