Adysh

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Adysh. A photography by the Hungarian explorer Moriz von Déchy, c. 1905.

Adishi (Adysh, Hadysh; Georgian: ადიში) is a highland village, 2,040 metres above sea level, in the region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Georgia, 44 kilometres from the town of Mestia. The landscape of the village is dominated by a number of medieval monuments, and the Greater Caucasus mountains. The important cultural sites of Adishi are: the Church of the Deliverer (10th–11th centuries), two churches of St George (12th century), the Church of the Archangel (12th century) and several typical Svanetian towers.

The well-known Adysh Gospels (AD 897) was preserved here for centuries.

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