Object name:
Dmanisi Sioni cathedral


Added by:
Archie Perry

Add date:
2020-12-08 12:01

Object description

The Dmanisi cathedral of the Theotokos , commonly known as the Dmanisi Sioni church is an early medieval basilica located in the heart of the Dmanisi historic site, a ruined medieval town in Georgia's southern Kvemo Kartli region, perched on a promontory at the confluence of the Mashavera and Pinezauri rivers. The church has a three-bay nave, a prominently protruding apse, and a richly adorned narthex added in the early 13th century. The Sioni church is a functioning Georgian Orthodox church, renovated in 2009, and protected by the state as an Immovable Cultural Monument of National Significance.

Dmanisi Sioni cathedral

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