Tigva Monastery

Tigva Monastery

Tigva Monastery or the Tigva Monastery of the Dormition of the Mother of God is a medieval Georgian Orthodox monastic church located at the village of Tigva in the disputed territory of South Ossetia. It was founded by Tamar, daughter of King David IV of Georgia, in 1152 AD.

Site Information

Country: Georgia

District: South Ossetia

Site History: 12th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Christian

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Georgian Orthodox Church Monuments

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