Samtavro Church, Mtskheta

4.7
#4 of 10 in Things to do in Mtskheta
Part of a monastery complex, Samtavro Church attracts tourists with its ancient wall paintings and tombs of the first king and queen of Georgia. Although most of the complex dates back to 11th, the foundations were set in the 4th century. Inside, admire the dome ceiling built from stone and without ground support, and the wall murals depicting biblical events. Use our Mtskheta tour planner to visit Samtavro Church on your trip to Mtskheta, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Religious place situated in downtown of old Georgia...beautiful interior & exterior...need to cover your head & knees...very peaceful inside..  more »
  • This is not featured as Svetitskhoveli or Jvari but also nice and UNESCO certified church. We came back from Jvari, the cab driver dropped us at the bus stop to return to Tbilisi and we got to come...  more »
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  • Good place to know about history and nice museum there. And this is run by women. Went from tbilisi to see this and enjoyed my trip. There is open area outside. The walls and the overall construction is amazing. Great attention to detail is given. Amazing
  • Good place to visit. Close to Tbilisi and has historical value.
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