Mtskheta town and Shio mgvime monastery in one day. Visit the city, which became a museum, the cradle of the spread of Christianity and the first capital of Georgia. From the city of Mtskheta, the history of civilization in Georgia began, and this city was a Christian religious center until the XII century. There to this day preserved the oldest monuments of monasteries and settlements. Mtskheta is declared a city-museum and included in the list of world cultural heritage of UNESCO. Not far from the city of Mtskheta there is one interesting place – Shiomgvime (Shio-Mgvime monastery – a medieval monastic architectural complex.). There, the first monastic community was founded in the 6th century by the monk Shio, one of the thirteen Assyrian fathers.