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Anchiskhati Basilica, Tbilisi

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The Anchiskhati Basilica of St Mary (Georgian: ანჩისხატი) is the oldest surviving church in Tbilisi, Georgia. It belongs to the Georgian Orthodox Church and dates from the sixth century.
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  • "Anchiskhati Basilica" is also known as "Anchiskhati Basilica of Saint Mary" or as "Basilica of the Holy Ancha Icon". It dates from the 6th century and is considered the oldest church in Georgia. It.....  more »
  • Right the hustle-bustle of the old town, is this small, ancient church from the 6th century. They give you coverings for bare legs and ladies heads. Atmospheric inside, but small. It only takes a few....  more »
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  • This is the oldest church in the whole Tbilisi. Despite the basilica is ondergoing some renovation on the interior, one can really enjoy the quiet and calm atmosphere of the church. We've bought an hand painted, authentic icon in the booth inside at an attractive price.
  • One of the most beautiful churches in Tbilisi - here you feel the authentic spirit of ancient Christianity, even though most of the frescoes are gone. Don't miss the wonderful choir of the church - every Saturday afternoon

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