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I am not too into cathedrals but Sioni Cathedral has its own charm and peacefulness that you will be impressed with the ambiance and serenity.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 February 2017
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

I am not too into cathedrals but Sioni Cathedral has its own charm and peacefulness that you will be impressed with the ambiance and serenity.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

From the outside you wouldn't think it's something so amazing hidden inside, but it is a very pleasant surprise. Of course, it is not the most beautiful Cathedral you will see, but it's definitely cozy and beautiful.

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Afton, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We went to Sioni every time we were near. Beautiful, peaceful church. Always something going on. Observed three weddings going on simultaneously on one visit and at another, an adult baptism. Harmonies of singers is incredible. Must see when in Georgia.

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Tbilisi's Sioni Cathedral kept cross vine, which Illuminator, St. Nino in Jerusalem to God. The south central iconostasis, the wall of St. Thomas's skull dwell. St. David's Cathedral kept holy miraculous grace of stone brought from Jerusalem. Sioni Cathedral of the famous sons, the kings are buried and the Patriarch. It is a saint buried mangleli John, Patriarch of Saint... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

It is a typical Georgian church, but the interior is SUPER decorated while the others are usually quite plain....

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Karnei Shomron, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

If you visit the Old City, you will not miss this church. So, come inside. This is the oldest church in the city. It has not been much damaged at the Soviet times. Many paintings and icons inside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a must see church. It has lovely architecture, paintings and frescoes. As with all churches you must wear a headscarf and dress respectfully.

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Poznan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

An old cathedral with St. Nino's grapevine cross and many religious paintings. We were lucky to see a child being baptized, a completely different ceremony from what we know from out catholic churches. Women have to put a skirt on entering the building (the skirts and scarfs are available at the entrance).

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

This review is quite late. On my first day in Tbilisi I started my walking tour at the Old Town and found this old church on my way to the Bridge of Peace. It seems like a busy church since people where coming in to worship. I just took photos of the church from a distance.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is the oldest church in Tbilisi. It is located right in the center of the old town and is a lovely peaceful church. It has incredible frescos inside.

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