Davit Gareja

While we were in the east, we took a day trip out to Davit Gareja, an ancient monastery complex. There were about 15 monasteries scattered in the area, most abandoned, but now there are only two that visitors can see – Lavra and Udabno.

A long way from anywhere else!
Looking down on the monastery

You just have to wonder how they manage to build these amazing structures on the sides of mountains, without modern machinery!

You have to climb a bit to reach it, which only adds to the wonder of it all!

The bell tower

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    • Yes, I’ve thought lots of places in Georgia would have suited GoT and other movies/ tv series. Every time I see the snow it’s Dr Zhivago all over again! I’ll be watching it again when I get home.


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