Anchiskhati Basilica

Anchiskhati Basilica

Anchiskhati Basilica or The Anchiskhati Basilica of St Mary is an Orthodox Church and the oldest surviving church in Tbilisi, Georgia. It was built by the King Dachi of Iberia between 522-534 AD. The church was damaged and rebuilt on several occasions from the 15th through 17th centuries due to wars between Georgia and the Persians and Turks.

Site Information

Country: Georgia

District: Tbilisi Region

Category: Churches and Monasteries

Site History: 6th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Christian

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Georgian Orthodox Church Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: Tbilisi Historic District

Date of Submission: 2007

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