Kumurdo Cathedral

Akhalkalaki, Georgia

Kumurdo Cathedral is situated on Javakheti Plateau, 12 km southwest from Akhalkalaki. According to the inscriptions on the walls, written with the ancient Georgian writing of Asomtavruli, the Kumurdo Cathedral was built by Ioane the Bishop during the reign of king of the Abkhazians Leon III in 964. During the Middle Ages, Kumurdo was an important cultural, educational and religious center. The cathedral was restored twice (1930; 1970–1980), but it stands without a dome.

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Founded: 964 AD
Category: Religious sites in Georgia

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Taso Parqosadze (10 months ago)
This is an incredible ancient history of the church of X century ?
ლიეხიმ ეძიქილემ (2 years ago)
gorgeous place with medieval GEORGIAN cathedral but very aggressive people, which don't allow to see the church
ლიეხიმ ეძიქილემ (2 years ago)
gorgeous place with medieval GEORGIAN cathedral but very aggressive people, which don't allow to see the church
sophio maisuradze (2 years ago)
ჭეშმარიტი ქართული ხელოვნება, ჭეშმაიტი რწმენა, ამ ორ რამეს აერთიანებს ეს ტადზარი. კუმურდოს ტადზარი ჯავახეთის ზეგანზე, სოფელ კუმურდოში მდებარეობს და მეათე საკუნის ბრწნვალე დზეგლია, ნახულობ კუმურდოს და თავში მოდის ფიქრი ბაგრატზე, სვეტიცხოველზე... გენიალურია! ამაჟად მიმდიანრეობს ტადზრის არდგენითი სამუშაოები... ყველამ უნდა ნახოთ, აუცლებლად...
David A (3 years ago)
X century Georgian Orthodox Cathedral which is under reconstruction nowadays
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