Monday, November 21, 2016

Gelati Monastery | Georgia

Unesco Whs Georgia
Gelati is a monastic complex in western Georgia, built between the 12th and 17th centuries. 
Together with Bagrati Cathedral, Gelati Monastery is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Both cathedral and monastery represent the flowering of medieval architecture in Georgia.

update juli 2017: UNESCO removed Bagrati Cathedral from its World Heritage sites in 2017, considering its major reconstruction detrimental to its integrity and authenticity.


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