Do you have an appetite for history and nature alike? On this half-day tour to Mtskheta, we’ll explore the former capital city of Georgia and it’s the main attraction – Svetitskhoveli church. Legend has it this is where Christianity began for Georgia. Chosen by St. Nino herself and built in the 4th century during the reign of King Mirian III of Kartli this first Georgian church has an incredible legend to go with its impressive size – currently it’s the 2nd biggest church in all of Georgia, only 2nd to Sameba cathedral in Tbilisi. The narrow street it’s traditional Georgian houses that lead to Svetitskhoveli are no less exciting. Here you can get your hands on anything from traditional sweets to warm woolly socks to keep your feet warm when you decide to travel north to Kazbegi in search of more unique destinations. Our next stop is going to be the impressive Jvari monastery, Georgia’s other famous attraction. The 6th-century church proudly stands on the rocky mountain top overlooking the confluence of the Mtkvari and Aragvi rivers and the town of Mtskheta – a perfect spot to take a photo to keep the memory of your Georgian holidays forever.
Professional driving services
Sit back and enjoy the views while we do the driving for you.
Taste the explosion of flavours that make Georgian cuisine so special.
Explore your surroundings in a healthy and eco-friendly way.
Visit the local market and discover the wonderful world of hand made goods.
This tour includes
High class driving professional
Certified tour guide
10% discount code for your next trip with Tour Guide Georgia
This tour doesn't include
Child car chairs
Dinner with Georgian entertainment program
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Jvari Monastery is a sixth-century Georgian Orthodox monastery situated on a rocky mountain overlooking Mtskheta and the very spot two Aragvi rivers merge. eastern Georgia. Just like the historic town of Mtskheta, it is protected under UNESCO’s world heritage status.
- Tour ends at 3 PM in Tbilisi.