Kvetera Church

Akhmeta, Georgia

Kvetera Church is a Georgian Orthodox church in a historic fortified town of Kvetera in Kakheti.

Kvetera Church was built in the early part of the 10th century. It is a relatively small church and resembles the Georgian cross-dome style of architecture. The dome rests on a round tympanum and rises over the central square pace. The Projections end in an apse, which have niches between them. The facade of the church is not designed with a lot of ornaments which is typical for Kakhetian churches. Most of the facade is decorated with symmetrical arches.



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Unnamed Road, Akhmeta, Georgia
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Founded: 10th century
Category: Religious sites in Georgia

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Makaso (2 years ago)
Kvetera Fortress is located on the way from Tianeti to Akhmeta. Historically, in the 9th-10th centuries it was one of the important cities of Kakheti. May be now nothing special, but the whole area is very green and offers to relax. Recommend visit if you are planning visit Akhmeta region, or have road from/to Tianeti.
Iballa Muñoz (2 years ago)
We stopped here since it was kinda in our way and we liked so much. We were the only ones there and the tranquility was in the air.
Niko Totladze (3 years ago)
Great place, recommended.
Dr.-Ing. Ludwig STREFF (3 years ago)
Wow, so special and nice. I am more than impressed!!!!
Nate Allen (3 years ago)
Bluuuue chuuuuuurch ??? Inside of a fortified walled fortress is a lovely little monastery with blue tiles for a roof and an awesome dome on the inside ? I really like how the fortress is fully intact right here waiting for barbarians to come over the walls at any time ?? Super cool ride out here on the motorcycle with the paved and random dirt sections connecting the road out this way ?????? Honestly this lil guy could quite possibly be the perfect spot for an afternoon picnic ???
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