Svetitskhoveli Cathedral

Svetitskhoveli Cathedral

Svetitskhoveli Cathedral is an Eastern Orthodox cathedral located in the historic town of Mtskheta, Georgia. The original church was built in 4th century AD during the reign of Mirian III of Iberia. The current Cathedral was built in the 11th century AD. The cathedral was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994 as part of the historical monuments of Mtskheta.

Site Information

Country: Georgia

District: Mtskheta-Mtianeti Region

Category: Churches and Monasteries

Site History: 4th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Christian

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Georgian Orthodox Church Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Historical Monuments of Mtskheta

Date of Inscription: 1994

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