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The Samtavro cemetery is unique in the Caucasus owing to its size

The Samtavro cemetery is unique in the Caucasus owing to its size

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The Samtavro cemetery is unique in the Caucasus owing to its size and prolonged usage. Situated in Mtskheta, Georgia. It was used as a burial ground ...

The Samtavro cemetery is unique in the Caucasus owing to its size and prolonged usage. Situated i… | Archaeological Discoveries of Our Scientific Team ...

Archaeological expedition of Georgian National Museum has discovered the remains of medieval fortress together with number of pitchers at Tsageri History ...

... has discovered several settlement structures at Armazistsikhe-Bagineti which dates 2nd - 3rd centuries A.C. Research showed that all the settlements are ...

The Samtavro cemetery is unique in the Caucasus owing to its size and prolonged usage. Situated i… | Archaeological Discoveries of Our Scientific Team ...

The architecture, which is a blending of Byzantine church architecture and the local Caucasian architecture was just amazing. The size of stone used, ...

We then visited the Samtavro Valley Site cemetery. An amazingly old and diverse cemetery. The languages they found consisted of (amongst others) Georgian, ...

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After an interesting night at Lali's Guesthouse our first stop was just down the road at Bagrati Cathedral.

Another time I was in the Vake Park in western Tbilisi, which occupies an area of 200 hectares and is a popular resting place.

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The next day we went up the hill to the 14th century church of Tsminda Sameba, which today is a symbol of Georgia because it is on many postcards and ...

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The rocky town of Vardzia is the largest of its kind in Georgia and also closely related to the culture and history of the Georgians. Vardzia is a powerful ...

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... and the upper part where the locals live in their blocks of plates bore to death. I decided to put Khulo on the map only as a transfer base.

The cell of St. Nino in the former royal garden of Mtskheta, today of Samtavro Monastery

KHEVSURS Mutso, the cemetery on the foreground try.

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At the end of the town, a dirt road bends up toward the cemetery. Like in most shtetls, the dead have the best view. From the hillside you can see the whole ...

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We took a trip out to Mardakan Castle. Mardakan is one of the oldest villages of the Absheron peninsula. It is named after a tribe called the Mards who ...

Descending from the cemetery, we hear wedding music from one of the houses. The hosts, standing in front of the house, politely invite us to take part, ...

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Descending from the cemetery, we hear wedding music from one of the houses. The hosts, standing in front of the house, politely invite us to take part, ...

Then we drive towards Garni Pagan Temple, the only Hellenistic Temple in the Caucasus. Gracing the hillside the pagan temple was dedicated to the God of Sun ...

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It was built in the traditional Georgian way and dates back to 1130.Next to it is also a very small chapel Tsminda Nino from the fourth century where ...

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Leaving the frantic pace of the city we are heading towards Garni Pagan Temple, the only Hellenistic Temple in the Caucasus. The Pagan Temple of Garni is ...

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Visit of Borjomi park, Borjomi springs, Romanovs Palace and an overnight stay in Borjomi.

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They headed east towards the holy land and made their final stop here. Eventually, the word spread and the area became a pilgrimage area.

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To the north of the city, there is a large reservoir (commonly known as the Tbilisi Sea) fed by irrigation canals.

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After that there was a period when the monastery was unoccupied, most likely due to the fact that the Persians were occupying the area.