Mtskheta

Postcards from Mtskheta 2

November 10, 2018
Mtskheta is a small and lovely town located some 20 km from nation' s capital Tbilisi. Some will find a lot of similarities in Mtskheta with the town of Sighanghi, while others will enjoy architectural and religious pearls of Mtskheta. Svetitskhoveli church, Jvari monastery or ...

Shio-Mgvime monastery

November 07, 2018
The Shio-Mgvime monastery 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 Kura River, some 30 km from Tbilisi, Georgia‚Äôs capital. It took me more than seven years since I've been living in...

Hotel Gino Wellness Mtskheta Review

November 06, 2018
There are at least two Gino Wellness hotels in Georgia (probably more), one is located in the Rabati Fortress in the town of Akhaltsikhe and the other one is located really close to Tbilisi, in Mtskheta. In today's article, I will speak about the one in Mtskheta. Offering free WiFi, a sun terrace...

Top 10 Hotels in Mtskheta, Georgia

November 02, 2018
Here are the top 3 reasons why visit Mtshekta, an ancient Georgian capital Georgia - old town, history & architecture.  Independent Travel Guide to Mtskheta In 2018, there are no 5-star hotels in Mtsheta (as its really close, think top 5-star hotels in Tbilisi),but there are...

3 Day Tour in Georgia (Tbilisi, Mtskheta, Kazbegi & Lopota Lake Resort)

April 03, 2018
Discover Georgia just in 3 days, taste delicious Georgian cuisine and get acquainted with Georgian traditions and historical heritage. [view:referenced_items=block_1] DAY 1 Tbilisi - Mtskheta Airport pick up,  Accommodation to the hotel Sights to visit: Holy Trinity Cathedral, Metekhi...

Explore Georgia in 7 Day Cultural and Historical Tour

March 13, 2018
Package tour includes 6 nights accommodation at 3 star hotels (upgrade to 4 star or 5 star possible), driver, airport transfers door to door, English speaking guide Does not include international airfare, travel insurance, entrance fees to museums UNESCO World heritage listing sites Jvari monastery...

Lazy Day Trip to Tianeti in Winter (via Mtskheta)

January 20, 2018
It was on Friday's morning, which was a public holiday in Georgia, as it turned out, there is a good reason not to visit office today, we started to figure it out, maybe go and visit Batumi by train for a couple of days. On the other hand, we didn't wanted to spend 3 days absent from home and decided to limit our...

Independent Travel Guide to Mtskheta

April 02, 2016
Prefer exploring Georgia on your own, you call yourself an indie, even a rough traveler? Then this guide is for you - explore Mtskheta by your own - no tourist groups, just you and your free spirit in one of the most beautiful Georgian towns - Independent Mtskheta Travel guide. The best way to getting to...

Samtavro Monastery

March 31, 2016
Samtavro Monastery together with Svetitskhoveli cathedral and Jvari monastery are one of the main sights of historical town of Mtskheta, located some 20 km from nation's capital Tbilisi.  Official nam of this place is Samtavro Transfiguration Orthodox Church and Nunnery of St. Nino in...

Gujari Restaurant Museum in Mtskheta

March 29, 2016
Gujari restaurant - museum is another absolutely brilliant restaurant I have lately discovered. Located in the historical and picturesque town of Mtskheta, some 20 km from nation's capital Tbilisi. Discovered again - by accident - after just wandering around town of Mtksheta, After visiting Svetitskhoveli...

Georgian Yard (Kartuli Ezo) in Mtskheta

March 29, 2016
Restaurant "Georgian Yard" is located in the central part of Mtskheta - the ancient capital of Georgia, near the Cathedral Svetitskoveli in the territory of the central square of parking. This restaurant is famous among tourists and guests serving delicious traditional Georgian dishes, medium prices,...

Svetiskhoveli cathedral in Mtskheta

March 27, 2016
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral is an another must have tourist attraction site not to miss when traveling to Georgia. Located in historical and picturesque town of Mtskheta some 20 km from nation's capital Tbilisi. It is the second largest church building in the country, after the Holy Trinity Cathedral of...

11 Near Perfect Guesthouses and Hotels in Mtskheta (Georgia) With Free Breakfasts

September 25, 2015
Felt in love with that lovely view of Jvari monastery, probably Svetiskhoveli cathedral. Would you like to stay in Mtskheta for some extra day, maybe even a weekend and wouldn't mind having a clean, safe and decent stay in Mtksheta (Georgia)? You have arrived at the right place, look no more, you have just...

Jvari Monastery In Georgia

April 05, 2015
Jvari monastery is a popular tourist destination in Georgia, and I believe there are two reasons of that - first it's located close to the nation's capital Tbilisi and second it offers a really scenic views to nearby city of Mtskheta and delta of Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers. Another reason to mention - the monastery is...

Mtskheta - Ancient capital

May 25, 2014
Today I visited Mtskheta, an ancient capital of Georgia. Svetiskhoveli cathedral looks astonishing and rumor has it there can be found clothing of Jesus. According to the tradition of the Georgian Orthodox Church, the chiton was acquired by a Jewish Rabbi from Georgia named Elioz (Elias), who was present in...