Samtavro Transfiguration Orthodox Church

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Samtavro Church

Samtavro Transfiguration Orthodox Church and Nunnery of St. Nino in Mtskheta, Georgia, were built in the 4th century by King Mirian III of Iberia. The church was reconstructed in the 11th century by King George I and Catholicos-Patriarch Melkisedek. The famous Georgian monk Gabriel is buried in the yard of Samtavro Church.

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  • A short documentary has been made on Samtavro, by director Nora Philippe, in 2011: Samtavro

Coordinates: 41°50′47″N 44°43′03″E / 41.84639°N 44.71750°E / 41.84639; 44.71750