The Historical UNESCO Monuments of Mtskheta, Georgia

17th century ciborium at Svetitskhoveli Cathedral in Mtskheta Georgia beneath which the robe of Jesus is said to be buried

Mtskheta, the original capital of Georgia, is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and the place where the country first adopted Christianity in 334. Today, not only is it the headquarters of the Georgian Orthodox and Apostolic Church, it is home to Jvari Monastery and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, two important religious sites … Read more