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Udabno Monastery

Udabno comprises a series of caves along a steep escarpment looking down to grassy plains in Azerbaijan. Some contain fascinating frescoes painted in the 10th to 13th centuries. The exact line of the Georgia–Azerbai…
Monastery in Davit Gareja


The Lavra monastery is on three levels, with buildings from many periods. You enter by a gateway decorated with reliefs illustrating stories of the monks’ harmony with the natural world. Inside you descend to a cour…
Church in Davit Gareja


The 6th-century cave church Peristsvaleba contains Davit Gareja's tomb, to the right of the icon screen.