Ancient Capital of Georgia - Mtskheta and historical Places Excursions à Tbilissi
Ancient Capital of Georgia - Mtskheta and historical Places: Come and to explore Mtskheta, the ancient capital of Georgia, which came into existence during the 5th century. The old, narrow streets of the city will be beckoning you to catch a glimpse of times gone by! As you leisurely stroll through the old streets, you will come across unique and rare souvenirs! Souvenir sellers welcome everyone with smiles and friendly gestures - and cozy cafes tempt you with their aroma of great Georgian coffee!
Visit Svetichoveli Cathedral (11th century), where kings were once crowned and buried! This cathedral is the chief spiritual symbol of Georgia. Climb to the top of the mountain to the monastery Djvari, which offers a magnificent view over the convergence of the rivers Kura and Aragvi. This was the first monument in Georgia which was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List - classified as one of the best masterpieces of medieval Georgian architecture! This monastery's history dates back to the year 545! There is a Georgian saying: "Who has not been in Mtskheta, he has not yet been in Georgia!
Meeting/pick-up point: Metekhi Church.
Duration: Three hours.
Start/opening time: At 9am and at 2pm.
Languages: English.