David Gareja Monastery Complex

David Gareja Monastery Complex

David Gareja Monastery Complex is a rock-cut Georgian Orthodox monastery complex located in the Kakheti region of Georgia. The complex was founded in the 6th century AD by David, one of the thirteen Assyrian monks who arrived in the country at the same time. The monastery saw further developments in the later eras.

Site Information

Country: Georgia

District: Kakheti Region

Site History: 6th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Christian

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Georgian Orthodox Church Monuments

UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: David Gareji Monasteries and Hermitage

Date of Submission: 2007

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