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Sapara Monastery – Samtskhe-Javakheti

Sapara Monastery is founded in the XIII century by St. Savva. It is in mountains of the Samtskhe-Javakheti region near Akhaltsikhe.

The monastery is rich with unique frescos the part from which remained since its basis. It is the operating monastery in which monks continue to live. Monks and novices conduct agriculture, it is one of ways for accommodation. And also they are helped by local population.

To reach the monastery at first it is necessary to reach to the city of Akhaltsikhe. The monastery is in 12 kilometers from the city.

 

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