Tsughrughasheni Church

Bolnisi, Georgia

Tsughrughasheni is a Georgian Orthodox church in the Bolnisi District, Georgia. It is situated approximately 2 kilometres from Bolnisi Sioni basilica, on the right bank of the Bolnisistsqali River. The church was built in 1212–1222 supposedly by King George IV Lasha of the Bagrationi Dynasty.

The Tsughrughasheni church resembles stylistically the other Georgian churches from the 12th–13th centuries – Betania, Kvatakhevi, Pitareti – but it is smaller than those and has a higher cupola. The plan of the church is right-angled. The church is rich with the Georgian traditional ornaments adorned.

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Founded: 1212-1222
Category: Religious sites in Georgia

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Saba Tsikolia (11 months ago)
The Tsughrughasheni church resembles stylistically the other Georgian churches from the 12th–13th centuries
Saba Tsikolia (11 months ago)
The Tsughrughasheni church resembles stylistically the other Georgian churches from the 12th–13th centuries
Mariam Gviniashvili (2 years ago)
One of the historic place of Georgia. Church of XIII century. Amazing views on Kvemo Kartli valleys
Mariam Gviniashvili (2 years ago)
One of the historic place of Georgia. Church of XIII century. Amazing views on Kvemo Kartli valleys
გიორგი თაყნიაშვილი (2 years ago)
ულამაზესი ადგილია. ულამაზესი ტაძარი მაღალი დონის ჩუქურთმებით დამუშავებული გუმბათის ყელი. კარგი გარემოა სულიერი სიმშვიდის მოპოვებისთვის. წლებია აქ სამონასტრო ცხოვრება აღდგა. ცხოვრობენ ბერები და მორჩილები. ტაძრის ჩუქურთმები ნაცნობია სხვადასხვა უძველესი ტაძრებიდან.
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