Gelati Monastery

Local nameGelati Monastery Complex
LocationGelati, Georgia

Gelati is a medieval monastic complex near Kutaisi in the Imereti region of western Georgia. Built in the Georgian Golden Age, Gelati was founded in 1106 by King David IV of Georgia and is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

The Gelati Monastery is in Kutaisi, Imereti Province, Georgia. It signifies the value of the Georgian Christian Orthodox religion. Inside the monastery there are murals and imagery surrounding the interior of the church dating back to the12th-17th centuries. It was one of the first monasteries in Georgia and adds to the Georgian culture.

Tags OrthodoxPlace of WorshipChristianUNESCOChurchHeritage
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Address Georgia

Coordinates 42°17'40.627" N 42°46'5.29" E

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