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Anchiskhati Basilica, Tbilisi

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#7 of 32 in Historic Sites in Tbilisi
Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Anchiskhati Basilica of St Mary (Georgian: ანჩისხატი) is the oldest surviving church in Tbilisi, Georgia. It belongs to the Georgian Orthodox Church and dates from the sixth century.

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  • On the right bank of the river stands a church building which is in extremely poor condition and immediate renovation is more than required. It....  more »
  • "Anchiskhati Basilica" is also known as "Anchiskhati Basilica of Saint Mary" or as "Basilica of the Holy Ancha Icon". It dates from the 6th century and is considered the oldest church in Georgia. It.....  more »
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  • This is the oldest church in the whole Tbilisi. Despite the basilica is ondergoing some renovation on the interior, one can really enjoy the quiet and calm atmosphere of the church. We've bought an hand painted, authentic icon in the booth inside at an attractive price.
  • One of the most beautiful churches in Tbilisi - here you feel the authentic spirit of ancient Christianity, even though most of the frescoes are gone. Don't miss the wonderful choir of the church - every Saturday afternoon

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