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The architecture is similar to the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, but much simpler. I would visit it before the Cathedral. Otherwise, it's not very impressive.
The best part was watching the nuns taking care of the church and performing various duties.
The feeling that you get when you are walking in the yard is so calming. When you get into the church you feel amazed by the simplicity. There is burried Holy Father St. Gabriel. It is an active Nunnery of St. Nino in Mtskheta. Blessed...More
The church itself is not very exceptional, but it's located in living monastery. If you are lucky, you can see monks and nuns and even people coming to offer their belongings to the monastery, like crops or sheep. The atmosphere of the christianity is the...More
Georgia has many churches and monasteries looking almost the same, but yet very beautiful. This one in Mtskheta was the third we visited that day, after the uphill Jvari and huge Svetitskhoveli Cathedral. They left a strong impression on us, so we looked at this...More
This monastery is different from others I seen because of the wall around, it looks more as a fortress than a church. But inside it was just restored with beautiful wall paintings. It's big and I think it worth the visit. Outside the wall there...More
The view is the main attraction to me. The church itself is small and modest. I believe it was worth the trip. We drove to the town but took a taxi up to this monastery. We found a taxi that took us there and back...More
This review is quite late. Although there were scores of tour packages for Mtskheta from Tbilisi, I decided to do the tour independently. I went to Didube Bus Station and took the minibus bound to Mtskheta. There were other tourists on the bus so we...More