Martkopi

Aparani Church / Martkopi

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Aparani Church of Saint George, Martkopi is located on Vaziani-Martkopi-Norio road, some 30 km from Tbilisi. Our must-go destination for apple twigs around Easter time. Seems this area is nice for some barbeque too. Here is some info I found about this place in Georgian: The single-nave, hall-type church is a late medieval monument. Aparani church near Martkopi The surviving foundation in front of it suggests that in ancient times a larger church stood here. The church was built by Dito…


Martkopi Monastery Complex from a Drone flight

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Martkopi monastery complex is located some 30km from Tbilisi, Georgia. This place is best reached by car, but some could get here by hiking too, see: Hiking Route in Georgia - Norio Village - Martkopi Monastery Filmed with DJI Mavic Mini on September 23, 2020, Post-production in Adobe Premiere PRO Martkopi monastery complex, located just some 30km from Tbilisi I was told - they are sheltering some 100 people here. That's the true spirit of Church! First discovered back in 2017, returned here…


Hiking Route in Georgia - Norio Village - Martkopi Monastery

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Hiking from Norio village to Martkopi monastery is about 10km long distance (forth and back), best done in Spring, Summer, or early Autumn. The route is pretty steep, though covered with asphalt, there are parts of the damaged surface and some agility is needed.  Update: We originally did this hiking path back in 2017. in 2020 there is a new asphalt road built reaching the monastery complex The route offers a kind of Wilderness in Georgia views, with ruined bridges, tumble asphalt, and…


Martkopi monastery

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Martkopi monastery complex is located some 30km from Tbilisi, Georgia. This place is best reached by car, but some could get here by hiking too, see: Hiking Route in Georgia - Norio Village - Martkopi Monastery We first discovered it the end of February 2017 with one goal - to make stunning photography, as I've seen some really nice shots from this place, the truth turned out to be a little bit complicated, it took us about 5km hiking (each way) from Norio village, and once on site, I did find…