Sighnaghi – Bodbe monastery
One day tour to Sighnaghi – Bodbe monastery
Short excursion in Kakheti region to visit most popular places – Bodbe monastery and Sighnaghi town. If you have a little time or are looking for a light route, and want to see some significant and interesting places in Kakheti, this tour is for you. First stop in Bodbe monastery – The monastery now functions as a nunnery and is one of the major pilgrimage sites in Georgia, due to its association with St. Nino, the 4th-century female missionary of Georgians. Originally built in the 9th century, it has been significantly remodeled, especially in the 17th century. After the Bodbe monastery you will visit Sighnaghi town – “Town of love”. Densely built houses with red roofs on the hill, look great in any weather and season. While walking in the city you will notice how carefully the architecture of buildings from various times are mixed. Sighnaghi – on a town tour, you will hear a story about the original meaning of this place, and how the defensive fortress-city became a town of love. The 4 km long fortress wall gives the city a mediaeval charm. Amazing view of Alazani Valley opens from the town.
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Best period for this trip: from JANUARY till DECEMBER.
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