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We have enjoyed a pleasant walk around the monastery. No tourists and we love that (our visit was off season, I guess). Unique peaceful place. The restoration work is underway but we did not see any workers, therefore nobody disturbed our visit.
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Located not so far from Tsinandali and Telavi, Ikalto monastery was founded by Saint Zenon in the late 6th century. An academy was founded at the monastery in the early 12th century. According to a legend the famous 12th century Georgian poet Shota Rustaveli studied...More