Ubisa Monastery

Ubisa, Georgia

Ubisa is a small village and a medieval monastic complex in Georgia. It comprises a 9th-century St. George’s Monastery founded by St. Gregory of Khandzta, a 4-floor tower (AD 1141), fragments of a 12th-century defensive wall and several other buildings and structures.

The monastery houses a unique cycle of murals from the late 14th century made by Damiane apparently influenced by art from the Byzantine Palaiologan period (1261-1453).

The monastery is also known for its honey made by the monks.

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Founded: 9th century AD
Category: Religious sites in Georgia

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Vazha Simonishvili (5 months ago)
Oldest Georgian soul
uko noulik (2 years ago)
Nice place. Good views.
Марина Косова (2 years ago)
Древний храм с обалденный фресками, стоит заехать, проезжая мимо по дороге.
Lasha Purtskhvanidze (3 years ago)
Very old and beautiful church
levan lobjanidze (3 years ago)
Great place, an ynique church of nineth century, built by st Grigol of khandzta.
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