The historic churches of Mtskheta, former capital of Georgia, are outstanding examples of medieval religious architecture in the Caucasus. They show the high artistic and cultural level attained by this ancient kingdom.
Criteria for inclusion as a World Heritage Site
|iii||To bear a unique or at least exceptional testimony to a cultural tradition or to a civilization which is living or which has disappeared.||All|
|iv||To be an outstanding example of a type of building, architectural or technological ensemble or landscape which illustrates (a) significant stage(s) in human history.||All|
|Tbilisi Sulfur Baths||2019||19km||site_ao|
|Dry Bridge Market||2019||17.3km||site_ao|
|Vank Bell Tower||2019||17.9km||site_ao|
|Stalin’s Secret Printing House||2018||19.5km||site_ao|
|Georgia’s Whimsical Soviet-Era Puppet Theater||2018||18.1km||site_ao|
|Ministry of Highway Construction (today: Bank of Georgia)||12.8km||site_brutalism|
About the source: UNESCO
Within UNESCO's broad remit, this specialised agency of the UN works towards international cooperation agreements to secure the world's cultural and natural heritage, designating venues of exceptional value as World Heritage Sites.