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Anchiskhati Basilica

Tbilisi, Georgia
4.9 / 7
The church was built in the VI century by Tsar Dacha Ujarmeli, it is the oldest temple of Georgia, dating to the present day (taking into account the reconstruction and destruction of the XV-XVII centuries). During the USSR, the territory of the temple was adapted to a museum of folk crafts and art workshops. Now one of Georgia's best choirs performs in Anchishhati Church. The building also houses valuable icons.
Anchiskhati Basilica
Anchiskhati Basilica
Anchiskhati Basilica
Address:11 Ioane Shavteli Street, Tbilisi

Patricia Tan

Literally means ‘icon of Anchi’ though the local owner of the souvenir shop next door tells me that it is the ‘icon of Tbilisi’. Impressive history an.. Read more »

Eugene Stephen Cerrada

Having rich history as the oldest church in Tbilisi

Michael McDaid

Special. Buy your icons from here, or any church actually, at better than Street prices and it will help for the restorations.


3 stars average, In the Church I heard the sound of broken heater. it was pretty warm inside and smells good. A bit dark and light of candle made me s.. Read more »

Olga Nadiradze

This place is pretty old and beautiful. In the center of old town in Tbilisi. As a kid I used to play here, in the garden. Small but full of history. .. Read more »

En tio

This is the oldest church in the whole Tbilisi. Despite the basilica is ondergoing some renovation on the interior, one can really enjoy the quiet and.. Read more »

Marina Petukhova

The atmosphere is amazing- try to get there between the tourist groups - to feel and enjoy

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