David Gareji

David Gareji

Explore the ancient David Gareja monastery complex on a day trip
·         Departing: Every Monday and Thursday
·         Departure time: 09:30
·         Meeting point: Citysightseeing Tbilisi Office
·         Duration: Approx. 6 hours you an opportunity to visit a rock-hewn Georgian Orthodox monastery complex located on the half-desert slopes of Mount Gareja dating back to 6th century. Excursion is accompanied with live guide in English and Russian, and provides best value for families, friends, couples and solo travellers.
We will visit:
Ø  David Gareja monastery complex founded in the 6th century by St. David Garejeli, one of the thirteen Assyrian monks who arrived in the country at the same time. Despite the harsh environment, the monastery remained an important centre of religious and cultural activity for many centuries. The complex includes hundreds of cells, churches, chapels, refectories and living quarters hollowed out of the rock face. The monastery remains active today and serves as a popular destination of tourism and pilgrimage. The area is also home to protected animal species and evidence of some of the oldest human habitations in the region.  
Maximum 10 tickets can be bought per order.

Ticket Type Tour ticket 70

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