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 These are one of the oldest historical documents of the Georgian alphabet.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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Tamar Turmanidze (2 months ago)
Nice and blessful place
Giorgi Mirotadze (3 months ago)
Highly untypical architecture, next to unique archeological excavation sites. Great place to visit with family. In close proximity is an archeological museum and other important landmarks. The remains of the first europeans who migrated from Africa - Zezva and Mzia were found in that area.
Gela Turabelidze (10 months ago)
Away from the tourist routes, it's a must visit place for anyone interested in the history of Georgia and the Georgian language. Has the oldest Georgian inscriptions that date back to the 5th century.
Giorgi Mazmishvili (11 months ago)
This place is so beautiful and very nice.
Mariam Gviniashvili (2 years ago)
The historical place,where you can find first writing of georgian alphabet from V-VI century
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