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Mtskheta (Old capital) - Jvari (panoramic view)

Mtskheta day trip offers you to escape the city and visit the oldest city of Georgia within just a few hours. During the tour, you can enjoy panoramic aerial views of mountains around Jvari Monastery, observe the confluence of Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers, or have a time trip back to early centuries in the area of Svetitskhoveli cathedral and Samtavro church, at the end of the tour you will taste Georgian wine.

per adult from

$26

AUD

Duration

3 to 4 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Professional Guide
    • Free wine tasting
    • Entry/Admission - Svetitskhoveli Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Samtavro Church
    • Entry/Admission - Mtskheta Church of the Holy Cross
    • Entry/Admission - The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, Arsukidze, Mtskheta 3300 Georgia

    Svetitskhoveli Cathedral was built in the 11th century, although the site itself is even older, dating back to the early 4th century. It differs in its artistic value, magnificence, harmony and the special role it has played in history. The monument has an elogated cross which appears to touch the sky. It was the main pilgrimage place on the Silk Road, the burial place of the Christ"s Robe and the tomb place of Georgian Kings. The cathedral is the second largest church building in Georgia and is listed as a UNSECO World Heritage Site along with other historical monuments of Mtskheta.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Samtavro Church, Davit Aghmashenebelis qucha, Mtskheta 383400 Georgia

    Samtavro monastery complex was built in the 11th century. It contains the grave of queen Nana and Mirian III, the king of Iberia, who established Christianity as an official religion in Georgia. The famous Georgian monk Gabrieli is buried inside the Samtavro church as well.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Mtskheta Church of the Holy Cross, Mtskheta Georgia

    Jvari Monastery is a Georgian Orthodox monastery of the 6th century near Mtskheta (World Heritage site). The name is translated as the Monastery of Cross. The great church represents the peak of the architectural typology. It is a true architectural masterpiece of the early Medi period overlooking the confluence of Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers from the top of the hill.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta, Mtskheta Georgia

    Mtskheta is one of the oldest cities of Georgia near Tbilisi. Mtskheta was capital of the early Georgian Kingdom of Iberia from the 3rd century BC to the 5th century AD. Here Georgians accepted Christianity in 317 and Mtskheta remains the headquarters of the Georgian Orthodox and Apostolic Church.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Freedom Square, T'bilisi, Georgia
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Age Req.

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Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Geo visitor

Activity ID: V-75877P3

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