Object name:
Katskhi Monastery


Added by:
Regina Owen

Add date:
2020-12-08 12:01

Object description

The Katskhi Monastery of Nativity of the Savior , more commonly known as the Katskhi Monastery is a medieval monastery in Georgia, located in the village of Katskhi near the town of Chiatura. It was built at the behest of the Baguashi family in the period of 988–1014. The church building is noted for a hexagonal design and rich ornamentation. Closed down by the Soviet government in 1924, the monastery was revived in 1990 and is now operated by the Eparchy of Sachkhere and Chiatura of the Georgian Orthodox Church.

Katskhi Monastery
Katskhi Monastery

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