Bolnisi Sioni Cathedral

Bolnisi, Georgia

Bolnisi Sioni Cathedral is a Georgian Orthodox basilica was built in 478–493. It is the oldest extant church building in Georgia. Bolnisi Sioni Cathedral is known for its Georgian Bolnisi inscriptions. These are one of the oldest historical documents of the Georgian alphabet.

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Founded: 478-493 AD
Category: Religious sites in Georgia

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Lengri Maghlaperidze (4 months ago)
ერთ-ერთი უძველესი ტაძარი საქართველოში, აშენებულია მეხუთე საუკუნეში. ტაძრის ტიპი- ბაზილიკა. შედარებისათვის სურათებზე არის ბოლნისი სიონის ტაძარი და თანამედროვე ტაძარი ბოლნისში.
Microscope (10 months ago)
Nice place
nato lobzhanidze (14 months ago)
It is a monastery. Church was built in the 5th century.It is a beautiful place with a big yard and grand trees.church walls are ancient and it's arcitechure is so breathtaking.
Vakhtang Japaridze (17 months ago)
V c. Basilica
Michael Kochiashvili (2 years ago)
Bolnisi Sioni (Georgian: ბოლნისის სიონი) or Bolnisi Sioni Cathedral is a Georgian Orthodox basilica in the Bolnisi village of Bolnisi District, Georgia. The cathedral was built in 478–493. It is the oldest extant church building in Georgia.
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