Mtskheta - the ancient capital of Georgia, from where the Georgian civilization starts. Mtskheta and The Great Mtskheta area was inhabited as early as the early and middle Bronze Age (III-II millennium BC). Mtskheta was the cradle of Christianity in Georgia and the Christian religion in the 12th century.
The Jvari Monastery (Holy Cross Monastery) - one of the great monuments of Georgian architecture, stands on top of the mountain, the rivers Mtkvari and Aragvi. Adoption of Christianity by King Mirian III- has a wooden cross erected in place of the worship of other Christian nations.
Svetitskoveli Cathedral- he first wooden church was built in the time of King Mirian, the Vakhtang Gorgasali built basilica of large stone church, at the end of V century. In the XI century here was built current large Svetitskoveli by an architect named Arsukidze led by Catholicos Melchizedek.
Convent of the Samtavro - the current complex includes a small church, which is considered to be St. Nino's church; and the temple, which was built in XI century I half.