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Address: Bagrati Street, Kutaisi, Georgia
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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BEAUTIFUL CHURCH

We visited Bagrati Cathedral on 28/1/2017. We walked 15min from Hotel Magnolia and the view of Kutaisi from this place was fantastic. The Cathedral was huge and impressive.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Bagrati Cathedral on 28/1/2017. We walked 15min from Hotel Magnolia and the view of Kutaisi from this place was fantastic. The Cathedral was huge and impressive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Two hours on the Wizz from Sofia with my Bulgarian, twenty euros each way. Straight east over the Black Sea, two hours to Kutaisi, its second biggest city. Once called Aia and capital of the Chalcis kingdom, home of the Golden Fleece that Jason and his Argonauts sought. Inhabited for over 3,500 years, one of the oldest cities in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

If is huge. Amazing with stunning view over the city of Kutaisi and Caucasian mountains. Try to go there for sunset.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Very ancient and beautiful cathedral! And the view to Kutaisi is very picturesque, so you should go there in sunny weather.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Bagrati cathedral is a stunning operational cathedral high on the hills from Kutaisi great views of the old city. On our visit a wedding was taking place ... a modern restoration has ruined its integrity, but the bell tower maintains its simplicity and has not been renovated

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

From the old cathedral is not much left. Most you see is from the reconstruction. But the entry is free and there's a great view over Kutaisi.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Inside the Cathedral is rather plain and, as a north european, i rather like this interior without too nany iconsvand no frescosThis Cathedral,however, has been totally ruined by the unsympathetic external modern addition. UNESCO should take this off their list of World Heritage Sites as the basic ethos of the Cathedral has been seriously compromised.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Actually the controversial modern restoration that has caused the city to shed the UNESCO financial umbrella has done some justice to the church, in my opinion. They kept the restoration within the original lines but used modern materials and even though it's not what you'd expect, the result is an interesting restored building which is worth a visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Nice walk from towncenter to the Bagrati Cathedral on top of the hill. Interesting church, ex-Unesco cultural heritage. Ex, because there is a new green roof built on the cathedral.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery is UNESCO heritage registered too. Location is good and you have a good view to city. There was a wedding when we arrived there. It's almost in city and if you are going to Kutaisi, do not miss it.

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