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Alaverdi St. George Cathedral

Telavi, Georgia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A spectacular site, with remarkable architecture. The peaked Georgian -style tower is in beautiful form to behold. It's worth the trip out to this cathedral, which really is unique. It is pastoral landscape and farms around the cathedral, so it is very striking to see...More

Thank Soda100
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

A must see if you are in the region. A simply astonishing piece of medieval architecture in what looks like the middle of nowhere.

Thank ChristopheC188671
Reviewed 19 June 2017

One of the most impressive monasteries in the region of Telavi. Lots of history, and a magnificient landscape around the monastery, including a nice vineyard.

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Very spectacular. You'll come out from there with remarkable memories and atmosphere. Worth seeing and going.

Thank Arkton007
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Alaverdi St. His founder - St. Joseph Alaverdi, one of the Assyrian fathers, is buried in the Cathedral of George. It is still believed that the saint's remains were buried on the northern side of the temple, but this tomb was symbolic. It is supposed...More

3  Thank archil a
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

A large cathedral which was quite grand in terms of the backdrop of the Caucasus mountains as well as the grounds which are quite large. Lots of good photo ops and very interesting keeping the mountains as the backdrop.

Thank Aalahazrat
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Fascinating architecture, a beautiful cathedral in the middle of nowhere. It is a pity that there are no texts explaining the history and heritage of this sight (especially during soviet time). Make sure to grab a hold of a cup of Matsoni, the regional Georgian...More

Thank Dana A
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This is a story of devotion set in stone. A remarkable edifice and much more remarkable people who built it.

Thank Ariel857
Reviewed 19 October 2016

beautiful monastery in the middle of the valley. amazing frescoes inside. very pleasant place to go and to spend some time.

Thank Stefano C
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The impressive part of this Cathedral is undoubtedly the brick central round tower, once the highest in Georgia. Sadly, little of the frescos remain or are faded and difficult to see. Internally, the building is uninspiring other than for the central tower with its conical...More

Thank Nigel H
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