Samtavro Monastery

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  • Address: Mtskheta, Georgia
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  • Tags: Religious Site, Family And Kids, Monastery

The attractive wall paintings of the interior walls of Samtavro Monastery would leave you marvelled. In 4th century, this historical monastery was established by King Mirian III of Iberia. You will know about the history of the region from the artefacts stored in this church. The ceiling of the building is also decorated with several decorative elements. The framework of the exterior wall of this Orthodox Church was like a fortress. You will see the grave of St. Gabriel which is there in its premises. Services like Baptism and Marriage are allowed in the Samtavro Monastery too.

How to Reach Samtavro Monastery

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  • 95% of people who visit Mtskheta include Samtavro Monastery in their plan

  • 78.95% of people start their Samtavro Monastery visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Samtavro Monastery

Monday, Tuesday and Friday

77.42% of people prefer walking in order to reach Samtavro Monastery

People normally club together Svetitskhoveli Cathedral - Falcon Georgia and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral while planning their visit to Samtavro Monastery.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Samtavro Monastery Reviews & Ratings

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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.

  • Must visit place in Georgia. God bless Georgia

  • Beautifully preserved convent with a great history. The icon of the Virgin Mary attracts a lot of people so it tends to be crowded with people making wishes and leaving presents for her after their wishes are granted.

  • It's nice, although there's not that much to see. There's also a little museum with a nun telling you the story about the artefacts gathered there.

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