First part of the day, we will spend in visiting some interesting places in Tbilisi and Mtskheta: old, historical part of the capital, with its beautiful houses and narrow streets: Narikala Castle (III-XVIII cc.), Metekhi (XIII c.), Sioni (V-XVII cc.) and Anchiskhati (VI c.) Churches and of course one of the museums – Historical, Archeological or National Galley. Next is little town Mtskheta. Here holiest churches of Georgia are located: Svetitskhoveli Patriarchal Cathedral (IVc.-1029 y.) in which Monarchs of Georgia were crowned, also burial of royal dynasty of Bagrationi. Then Jvari Monastery (586-607 y.; monastery of the Holly Cross) which stands on the hill overlooking beautiful landscape and also being masterpiece of early, classical era of Georgian Art; our sightseeing will end in Samtavro Convent (IV-XI cc.). All those three monuments of Mtskheta are part of UNESCO world heritage list.
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