Jvari Monastery

Local nameჯვრის მონასტერი
LocationMtskheta, Georgia

The name of this monastery translated as the "Monastery of the Cross". For the Georgian monastery in Jerusalem with the same name, see Monastery of the Cross.Jvari Monastery is a sixth-century Georgian Orthodox monastery near Mtskheta, eastern Georgia. Along with other historic structures of Mtskheta, it is listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Jvari is a rare case of the Early Medieval Georgian church that survived to the present day almost unchanged. The church became the founder of its type, the Jvari type of church architecture, prevalent in Georgia and Armenia. Built atop of Jvari Mount, the monastery is an example of harmonious connection with the natural environment, characteristic to Georgian architecture.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jvari_(monastery)

Address Georgia

Coordinates 41°50'18.119" N 44°44'0.231" E

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