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Skhaltba in the region of Georgia (general) is located in Georgia - some 15 mi (or 24 km) North-West of Tbilisi, the country's capital city.

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Time in Skhaltba is now 01:05 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tbilisi" with an UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tabriz, Erzurum, Vladikavkaz, Grozny, Cherkessk or Gyumri. Since you are here already, consider visiting Tsitsamuri, Tserovani, Skhaltba, Patara Kanda, Natakhtari and Dzegvi. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Svetitskhoveli cathedral (Géorgie/Georg...

00:58 min ( August 12, 2008 by valpard)
Views: 6,261 - Rating: 4.96154/5

Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (Georgian: , Svet'icxovlis Sak'atedro T'aʒari; literally, "the Living Pillar Cathedral") is a Georgian Orthodox cathedral located in the historical town of Mtskheta, Georgia,...

Jvari monastery (Géorgie/Georgia)

00:55 min ( August 10, 2008 by valpard)
Views: 9,138 - Rating: 4.92/5

Jvari Monastery stands on the rocky mountaintop at the confluence of the Mtkvari and Aragvi rivers, overlooking the city of Mtskheta, which was formerly the capital of the Kingdom of Iberia. According...


Mtskheta

05:53 min ( September 12, 2009 by OrangeAni)
Views: 4,680 - Rating: 4.83673/5

This is a video about one of the oldest cities of Georgia, Mtskheta. see in Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org Most of the photos used in this video are taken by me. Others are found in internet. I hope you'...

Georgia Caucasus: Mtskheta - On Tsminda ...

04:29 min ( July 18, 2008 by georgiantourism)
Views: 9,469 - Rating: 4.75/5

Procession in Mtskheta 3 weeks after Georgian Orthodox Eastern on Tsminda Ninos footsteps from Svetitskhoveli Cathedral to Jvari Church crossing Aragvi River with Rafts www.tourism-association.ge


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Interesting facts about this location

Shio-Mgvime monastery

The Shio-Mgvime monastery (Georgian: შიომღვიმე, Shiomghvime, literally meaning "the cave of Shio") is a medieval monastic complex in Georgia, near the town of Mtskheta. It is located in a narrow limestone canyon on the northern bank of the river Mtkvari (Kura), some 30 km from Tbilisi, Georgia’s capital.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.87, 44.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:560s establishments, Christian monasteries established in the 6th century, Georgian Orthodox monasteries

Samtavro Transfiguration Orthodox Church

Samtavro Transfiguration Orthodox Church and Nunnery of St. Nino in Mtskheta, Georgia, were built in the 4th century by King Mirian III of Iberia. The church was reconstructed in the 11th century by King George I and Catholicos-Patriarch Melkisedek. The famous Georgian monk Gabriel is buried in the yard of Samtavro Church.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.87, 44.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Churches in Georgia (country), Eastern Orthodoxy, Mtskheta-Mtianeti

Tsitsamuri

Tsitsamuri is a small village outside Mtskheta, Georgia. It is known as the place where the nation's famous writer and poet, Ilia Chavchavadze, was assassinated in 1907. Near Tsitsamuri (identified as the Seusamora of Strabo) a ruined acropolis of ancient Iberia was unearthed by the archaeologist Andria Apakidze in 1953. It is to be identified with the Zaden-tsikhe (ზადენციხე), i.e. , "the fortress of Zaden" of the medieval Georgian chronicles.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.87, 44.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Georgia (country), Populated places in Georgia (country)

Mtskheta

Mtskheta, one of the oldest cities of the country of Georgia (in Kartli province of Eastern Georgia), is located approximately 20 kilometers north of Tbilisi at the confluence of the Aragvi and Kura rivers. Mtskheta is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. The city (population 19,423 as of January 1, 2008) is now the administrative centre of the Mtskheta-Mtianeti region.

More reading: Mtskheta homepage
Located at 41.87, 44.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Cities and towns in Mtskheta-Mtianeti, Religious sites in Georgia (country), World Heritage Sites in Georgia (country)

Jvari (monastery)

Jvari or Jvari Monastery (Georgian: ჯვარი, ჯვრის მონასტერი) is a Georgian Orthodox monastery of the 6th century near Mtskheta, Mtskheta-Mtianeti region, eastern Georgia. The name is translated as the Monastery of the Cross. For another, Jerusalem-located Georgian monastery with the same name, see Monastery of the Cross.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.87, 44.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:540s architecture, 600s architecture, Christian monasteries established in the 6th century, Georgian Orthodox monasteries, Mtskheta-Mtianeti, Religious sites in Georgia (country)