The Metekhi Church of the Assumption in Tbilisi dates to the 13th century; its location is on a cliff overlooking the Mtkvari River. The equestrian statue of King Vakhtang I Gorgaslan was erected in front of the church in 1961.
The Sameba (Holy Trinity) Cathedral in Tbilisi, is the main Georgian Orthodox Christian cathedral. It was built between 1995 and 2004 as a symbol of Georgian national and spiritual revival. The cathedral, located on the left bank of the Mtkvari River in Old Tbilisi, is cruciform and contains nine chapels. The Sameba complex also includes various other religious buildings.
A nighttime view of the free-standing bell tower and chapel of the Sameba (Holy Trinity) Cathedral, a part of the Sameba complex on Elia Hill overlooking Tbilisi.
A closer nighttime view of the Sameba (Holy Trinity) Cathedral in Tbilisi.
View from the stairs of the Sameba (Holy Trinity) Cathedral in Tbilisi looking out onto city and other buildings of the Sameba complex.
A church gate in Tbilisi.
The President's Palace in Tbilisi under construction in 2007. The building serves as the official residence and principal workplace of the president of Georgia and is sometimes referred to as the Georgian White House.
The Georgian Orthodox Jvari Monastery (Monastery of the Cross) was built in the 6th century A.D. overlooking Mtskheta, the ancient capital of Caucasian Iberia. The monastery is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
The Georgian Orthodox Jvari Monastery (Monastery of the Cross) at Mtskheta was built in an early tetraconch style (a four-apsed domed structure) that greatly influenced later Georgian and South Caucasus architecture.
Metal doorway to the Jvari Monastery (Monastery of the Cross) at Mtskheta.
A metal window grating at the Jvari Monastery (Monastery of the Cross) at Mtskheta.
View of Mtskheta through a window opening at the Jvari Monastery (Monastery of the Cross).
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