About Sights – St. George’s Church and Monastery complex in the village of Ubisa

St. George’s Monastery is situated in the village of Ubisa (Georgian: უბისა) in the Imereti region of Georgia.

St. George's Church and Monastery complex in the village of Ubisa

The monastic complex comprises the 9th-century St. George’s Monastery founded by St. Gregory, a tower and fragments of a 12th-century defensive wall.

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The four-storey tower was built by Simon Chkondideli in 1141.

Tower at St. George's Church and Monastery complex in the village of Ubisa

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The monastery contains a unique set of murals from the late 14th century that are influenced by art from the Byzantine period and depict the Annunciation, Palm Sunday, the Crucifixion of Christ, the Resurrection and “The Last Supper”.

Mural in St. George's Church and Monastery complex in the village of Ubisa

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GEORGIA ABOUT recommends a visit to St. George’s Church and Monastery complex – the murals are beautiful!

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6 Responses to “About Sights – St. George’s Church and Monastery complex in the village of Ubisa”
  1. Vato says:

    Have ever visited Katskhi Pillar (კაცხის სვეტი) near Chiatura? It’s a sight to behold…

  2. Vato says:

    sorry for the typo 😦

  3. How beautiful!!! Ancient building like that fascinate me. Love the painted ceiling!!!

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