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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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.
Dali Tatulashvili (2 years ago)
წუღრუღაშენი. მე-13 საუკუნის. ძეგლი უხვადაა შემკული მდიდრული ჩუქურთმით. განსაკუთრებით ოსტატურადაა გამოყვანილი მუქი ყვითელი ფერის ქვის გუმბათის ყელის საპირეები და ბაცი მოყვითალო ქვის კარნიზი.
Michael Kochiashvili (3 years ago)
Beautiful XIII century church. Nice garden and monastery.
Giorgi Kanki (3 years ago)
It's amazing
Nikoloz Lezhava (4 years ago)
Great historic place to visit
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