About Sights – History of Georgia Monument

Located near Tbilisi Sea, the “History of Georgia” monument was created by the Georgian sculptor Zurab Konstantines dze Tsereteli (Georgian: ზურაბ კონსტანტინეს ძე წერეთელი).

History of Georgia Monument

History of Georgia Monument

The monument chronicles Georgian history. The top part of the 30 meter tall columns feature kings, queens and heroes and the bottom part depict stories from the life of Christ.

History of Georgia Monument

History of Georgia Monument

Depictions of the life of Christ on the History of Georgia Monument

Depictions of the life of Christ on the History of Georgia Monument

Construction of the monument began in 1985 but it remains partially incomplete.

Incomplete panels on the History of Georgia Monument

Incomplete panels on the History of Georgia Monument

How to get there? The monument is located on a hill overlooking Tbilisi Sea, about 20 minutes drive from the city center.

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3 Responses to “About Sights – History of Georgia Monument”
  1. PigLove says:

    Do very cool!! I loved reading this. XOXO – Bacon

  2. Bongo says:

    With all the awesome photos you’ve been posting of Georgia my person is wanting to visit. She’d better take me.

  3. realcaucasian says:

    this tsereteli guy is a genius. I wish him many more years of frutful career success. Georgians should put him on their money.

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