We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
They may have included this in our tour because it was nearby and gave us one more thing to see. Why not? It is a complex of two monasteries: the "new" one which still functions as a convent and the "old" one which is really...More
Old Shuamta is built in VII century. The architectural ensemble Dzveli Suamta is situated 7km of Telavi. Its consists of a 5th century basilica, one of the most curious examples of Christian Georgian architecture.
well signposted from either direction - there are are 2 monastries - the 'new' one dating from 1500 is the first one you see, the "old" one dating from about 500 is at the end of the road. Workers had just about finished putting in...More