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Tsminda Sameba Cathedral

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Elia Hill, Tbilisi, Georgia
+995 599 98 88 15
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in center of town but you need to make sure it's open for visitors. Outside nice and relaxing.

Thank MadonnaB50
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Tsminda Sameba Cathedral is a beautiful massive church that overlooks Tbilisi. It was built recently and the attention to details...worth the visit

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A modern structure of massive proportions, it is build on a promontory, so it is visible from just about anywhere. Couldn't help but wonder how many more useful things could have been built using the same amount of money.

Thank OrdinaryBoy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Cathedral is amazing. During the evening it lights up and is visible from different parts of the city. The religious icons inside the cathedral are wonderful. It is worth visiting this place!

Thank JesSal4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning place. Bit of a walk up a steep hill to get there but well worth it, the cathedral is interesting but small inside, the views outside are amazing

Thank Pam R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The panorama of the city, at night, is amazing. The giant, large, impressive church was built few years ago. I preferred the beautiful, silent, little Armenian cemetery located on the back of the church.

Thank francomax
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited at 10 in the morning. Got to know the structure is newly built and we could see some carving and painting in progress. Nice garden beside it.

Thank alanjoro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a large cathedral that is very modern and newly built. There are Georgian polyphonic singing happening quite often so you might find one here as you visit.

Thank vamsally
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking stately perched atop a hill, this cathedral occupies a fair amount of ground, surrounded by lovely rose gardens, pens with peacocks and swans and long walkway. Beautiful paintings and artefacts are within. Many visitors crowd in to light candles and pray.

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Church should not miss to watch, huge and magnificent. Need to cover the head while entering and men to remove the caps if they wear

Thank Saibhuvi b
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mehdi z
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Response from davit b | Reviewed this property |
visiting the church is absolutely free. no charge.
22 January 2018|
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Response from Prasad P | Reviewed this property |
Georgian people celebrate the Christmas and New Year in the month of January and not in December so there is a possibility that the Easter celebrations might be delayed as well. Not sure though. Better to confirm with the... More