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Tsminda Sameba Cathedral

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Elia Hill, Tbilisi, Georgia
+995 599 98 88 15
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Reviewed 5 days ago

i saw this church on Sunday, it was a Big church and so Crowded. Priest started to Pray and that was a Amazing Silence in the church,,, Totally that was a Great experience for me to see other Religions Ceremony...Also that Entry was FREE of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am starting this review with guilt on my mind. The guilt of not knowing enough about the culture. That is the only reason I could just write about the beautiful architecture of this place. This Cathedral is the heart of Tbilisi and the moment...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ssghosh_7963
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated on the other side of the river from the old town and behind the Parliament building, this cathedral seems to be the largest in Tbilisi. There has been extensive restoration work carried out but it still looks quite impressive and is an essential part...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The new cathedral in classic Orthodox style is cavernous and somewhat confronting to one used to non-orthodox buildings. The absence of seating must make services something of an ordeal for the less firm. The plethora of icons distinguishes the Orthodox from the other churches, and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alan1fromOz
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Very beautiful and fabulous cathedral. I have never seen this kind of architecture and beautiful garden in any other cathedral or church.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jesicacrouse1978
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Probably the biggest cathedral in Tbilisi, looking like a castle on top of a hill. Pretty magnificent and the grounds are equally nice and one can’t miss it even in the night as it gets lighted up at 7..

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

The Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi, known as the Samba, which means the Trinity, is the main cathedral of the Orthodox Church and seat of the Georgian Patriarch, located in Tbilisi, capital of Georgia. The cathedral was built 2004 and is the largest religious structure in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Saint Trinity cathedral is the biggest in Tbilisi. Both the interior and exterior are very beautiful and majestic. It's location is also ideal for taking some photos of the city as it offers great views.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rezasattarzadeh
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

This cathedral is very noticeable in the heart of Tbilisi as it is sitting at a top of a hill. Getting here is so easy, you will just need to take a metro and from the center is just 2 stops cost only 0.5 Gel...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MrMrsBatin0912
Reviewed 23 November 2018

I think it is worth visiting this magic church especially during the evening , the beautiful church is visible from even far away parts of Tbilisi .

Date of experience: November 2018
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mehdi z
2 April 2018|
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Response from davit b | Reviewed this property |
visiting the church is absolutely free. no charge.
22 January 2018|
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Response from Prasad P | Reviewed this property |
Georgian people celebrate the Christmas and New Year in the month of January and not in December so there is a possibility that the Easter celebrations might be delayed as well. Not sure though. Better to confirm with the... More