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Mts'khet'a Destination Guide

Discover Mts'khet'a in Georgia!

Mts'khet'a in the region of Mtskheta-Mtianeti with it's 7,423 habitants is a town located in Georgia - some 12 mi (or 19 km) North-West of Tbilisi, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Mts'khet'a in Georgia

Local time in Mts'khet'a is now 10:41 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tbilisi" with an UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tabriz, Erzurum, Vladikavkaz, Grozny, Cherkessk or Gyumri. When in this area, you might want to check out Zahesi, Tsitsamuri, Skhaltba, Saguramo, Natakhtari and Arashenda as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

7°C / 45 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature -6°C / 22 °F
Evening Temperature 2°C / 35 °F
Night Temperature -4°C / 24 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 73%
Air Pressure 964.1 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 22nd of January 2018
Scattered clouds, light breeze.
Scattered clouds Day: 7°C (44 °F)
Night: -5°C (24 °F)
Tuesday, 23rd of January 2018
Light snow, calm, broken clouds.
Light snow Day: 5°C (42 °F)
Night: -3°C (26 °F)
Wednesday, 24th of January 2018
Snow, calm, overcast clouds.
Snow Day: -1°C (31 °F)
Night: -7°C (20 °F)

Videos

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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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Mts'khet'a during the next days.

14
Feb
2018

The Most Romantic Valentine's Day At Hotels & Preference Hualing Tbilisi

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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17
Feb
2018

"Die Schon Wieder! - Hildegard Von Bingen Dinkelfrei"

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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23
Feb
2018

Acierate

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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10
Mar
2018

"Paarshit - Jeder Kriegt, Wen Er Verdient"

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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23
Mar
2018

Dasha Rush - Dasha Rush

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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25
Mar
2018

Die Oderhähne- Satirisches Theater Und Kabarett E.V. - Friede Freude Eierphone

Beginning: 04:00 pm (16:00).
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30
Mar
2018

Joel Mull - Bassiani

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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07
Apr
2018

Alf Ator Extreme

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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26
Apr
2018

CaucasusBuild

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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27
Apr
2018

Фестиваль «Возраст счастья» – 2018

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

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 41.85, 44.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Churches in Georgia (country), Eastern Orthodoxy, Mtskheta-Mtianeti

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 41.85, 44.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Cities and towns in Mtskheta-Mtianeti, Religious sites in Georgia (country), World Heritage Sites in Georgia (country)

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 41.85, 44.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Georgia (country), Populated places 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 41.85, 44.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:540s architecture, 600s architecture, Christian monasteries established in the 6th century, Georgian Orthodox monasteries, Mtskheta-Mtianeti, Religious sites in Georgia (country)

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 41.85, 44.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:560s establishments, Christian monasteries established in the 6th century, Georgian Orthodox monasteries

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