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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Dr.-Ing. Ludwig STREFF (5 months ago)
Wow, so special and nice. I am more than impressed!!!!
Nate Allen (7 months 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 ???
Natia Tsigriashvili (7 months ago)
15 min walk from the road
irakli Chutlashvili (8 months ago)
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.
Giorgi Tsilashvili (2 years ago)
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