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All reviews great view of the city georgian architecture head cover restored building dress code shroud of turin great setting chain bridge nice carvings unesco status by foot old church botanical gardens worth a visit nice walk city centre bell tower
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Reviewed yesterday

Ba gratis enjoys an inevitable position above the town of Kutaisi. Although the modern tower is not for everyone, saving this building and its heritage was clearly vital given some of the pictures that are on show outside.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank travelwithoutmercy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Originally there was an 11th century-old cathedral here, but it was blown up by Ottoman invaders in 1692. Ever since it had been basically a ruin until in the 1950s restoration activity started. Eventually in 2010 Andrea Bruno, an Italian architect was tasked with a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The renovations on this cathedral will divide opinion. Certainly they lost the building its unesco heritage status. It has atmosphere and some elements of its 11th century origins remain. Worth a visit just to make up your own mind.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Poliphonic Georgian folk songs are great but we've got lucky to visit Bagrati during a Mass. That was amazingly unique to hear ecclesiastical chants where the highest voice navigation was performed by both - man and woman. Overhelmingly powerful! Good acoustics. But would not come...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Gintaras P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

but sadly has been stripped off its UNESCO status as a result of some modern additions. Great mistake!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The cathedral is located at the top of a hill so from there you can take a look at the whole city. Absolutely recommended since it is historical and well conserved.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank mawanda-jun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While I was panning my itinerary, I was very excited to visit this place. Even the guides will tell you that you must visit this place. I found it ordinary and something that can be skipped. It wont take more than 15 mins to see...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Punamac
Reviewed 13 September 2019 via mobile

Located on a hill overlooking Kutaisi city, this 11th century church has nice carvings on the outside and a humble design inside, it also offers a nice panoramic view of the city, we also got the chance to listen to a folkloric group chanting...

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Yucef-GB
Reviewed 10 September 2019

It is not a very big church, though at the time I visited it is under renovations. Can see a good view of the town from the garden of this church. Peaceful area.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 25 August 2019 via mobile

The view over the city of kutaisi and its neighboring mountains is amazing, so that alone is worth the visit.

Date of experience: August 2019
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