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Tetritskaro

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About Tetritskaro


Best time to visit: All Season

Tetritskaro (formerly known as Aghbulaghi, renamed in 1940) - City and municipality in eastern Georgia, in the Kvemo Kartli region, Tetritskaro municipality administrative center. Until 1940 the name of the name was Aghbulaghi. Located on the slopes of the Gomeri Ridge, on the left side of the river Chivchavi, 1180 meters above sea level. At the site of Tetritskaro was the historic village of Garisi, a monastery complex has been preserved, which church is built in the XII century. Near The town is deserted village of Tetritskaro, Samshvilde site of the former city.

Sightseeing

Far from the village of Phitareti is the ancient Georgian cultural hearth the monastery of Phitar. Here lived Iob Phitareteli, whose literary heritage did not come to us. Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani himself considered him as an excellent writer. From buildings of the monastery is preserved the Church of the Virgin Mary.

There is a cross-domed cathedral on the suburb of Manglisi.

2 km from the village of Toneti is Toneti Sioni. Near it, there are the ruins of the village and ruins of Kviratskhoveli church. In big Toneti is a church of st. George.

Samshvilde ruins are also worth mentioning in the municipality.

An important architectural monument is also the Nadarbazevi Palace. The famous geographer and historian Vakhushti called it the palace of Tamar of Georgia. The palace is built in IX-X cc.

also:

  • Manglisi Sioni
  • Partskhisi fortress
  • Birtvisi Fortress
  • Gudarekhi Monastery
  • Abeliani church


Overall, in Tetritskaro there is a 475 historic monument.

Location
41.543235, 44.461247
Distance from the Capital
58 km (36.04 mi)
Recommended duration
1 day

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ფიტარეთის მონასტერი Pitareti Monastery
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