Gergeti Trinity Church, Stepantsminda

One of Georgia's most iconic sights, Gergeti Trinity Church sits on a mountain top surrounded by vast stretches of rolling hills and valleys. Depending on the season, it features only a few colors, from grass and sky, to snow and rugged cliffs in the background. Hike to the church or take a taxi to this remote spot, located at an elevation of 2,170 m (7,120 ft). Breathe the crisp mountain air and listen to the sounds of pristine nature. View the 14th-century red stone Orthodox church from up-close and snap photos of the majestic site. Be sure to dress comfortably for this rugged windy place. To visit Gergeti Trinity Church on your trip to Stepantsminda, use our Stepantsminda trip maker site.
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  • Beautiful! Breathtaking views! We went by car, but many are hiking to make it up, not being experts we preferred to go by car. The route is beautiful and once you're up, you literally feel that you...  more »
  • Near the Georgian village of Gergeti, at the top of a hill of 2,170 meters, in the vastness of the Caucasus Mountains and emoldurated by the awesome "Mount Kazbek", you will find the miraculous...  more »
  • Very very touristic. The path by foot, steep up, apparently is beautiful. I walked along the autoroute because of vertigo. It can be a beautiful place, but I prefer places with less tourism. Good views though.
  • What a stunning place. Surrounded by snowy mountains and icy winds. But the best part is that, inside the church, it's so warm. It's a wonder how they built such a massive and beautiful structure atop a mountain, using the finest of stones. Totally worth the visit.

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