Kintsvisi Monastery, Kintsvisi

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Kintsvisi Monastery is a Georgian Orthodox monastery in the Shida Kartli region, eastern Georgia, 10 kilometers from the town Kareli, on a forested slope of a high mountain of the Dzama valley.
The Kintsvisi Monastery complex consists of three churches, of uncertain origin. The central (main) central church dedicated to St Nicholas is thought to date to the early 13th century, in what is generally regarded as the Georgian Golden Age. A very small chapel standing next to it is dedicated to St George, and dates from around the same time.
The oldest church, dedicated to St Mary dates from the 10-11th centuries, but is mostly in ruins.
The site is currently listed by the World Monuments Fund as a field project.
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  • Very calm and nice place. Walking distance is too short. Chairs are provided no restaurants or bars are there. Great place for those who love quiet places and good wievs. I enjoyed it very much.
  • it's beautiful place I was very impressed by the nature and also is place for camping
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