Alaverdi Monastery

Alaverdi Monastery, located in the Kakheti region of eastern Georgia, is one of the most significant religious and cultural landmarks in the country. It is a masterpiece of medieval architecture, standing as a testament to the country's deep-rooted Christian heritage. Founded in the 6th century, this complex is one of the oldest and most revered in Georgia.

The monastery's most striking feature is its imposing cathedral, which was completed in the 11th century. This architectural marvel soars to impressive heights and boasts intricate carvings, including stunning depictions of saints and biblical scenes on its facades.
Alaverdi Monastery has a rich history of monastic life and winemaking. In the past, it was renowned for producing some of Georgia's finest wines, and this tradition has been revived in recent years, making it a must-visit for wine enthusiasts.
The tranquil surroundings of Alaverdi, with lush vineyards and picturesque landscapes, create a serene and spiritual atmosphere. Visitors can explore the beautifully preserved monastic buildings, stroll through the vineyards, and enjoy panoramic views of the Alazani Valley and the Greater Caucasus Mountains.
The monastery continues to be an active religious center, and visitors are often welcomed by friendly monks who share the history and significance of this sacred place.
Alaverdi Monastery is a spiritual sanctuary, as well as a window into Georgia's rich cultural and historical heritage. Its architectural beauty, winemaking traditions, and natural charm make it a captivating destination for anyone exploring the treasures of Georgia.

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Contact Information

Head Office
Aram Khachikyan
Phone: +374 9595 1040
Yerevan, Armenia

North American Representation
Carole Baden
New York, NY—USA

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