Vardzia Cave Monastery

Vardzia Cave Monastery

Vardzia Cave Monastery is a cave monastery located in Samtskhe-Javakheti, Georgia. Four distinct building phases have been identified at the site, the first during the reign of Giorgi III (1156-1184 AD) and the second during the reign of his successor Tamar in 1186 AD.

Site Information

Country: Georgia

District: Samtskhe-Javakheti Region

Category: Churches and Monasteries

Site History: 12th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Christian

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Georgian Orthodox Church Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: Vardzia-Khertvisi

Date of Submission: 2007

Exact Location

Loading...

Weather In Site


  • Humidity: %
  • Wind:
Powered by: OpenWeatherMap

Georgia Map

by amCharts

Rating

Five
26
Four
10
Three
6
Two
2
One
1

4.3 average based on 45 reviews.

Users' Comments

The published comments do not represent the opinion of our site, but express the opinion of their publishers. (All Comments must be in English or Arabic)