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Ateni Sioni

Ateni Sioni Temple is the 7th century Georgian church monument, located in Inner Kartli province, Gori Municipality, in 12 km from Gori, on the left bank of river Tana.

Temple has a cross-dome design, similar to the early Christian tetraconch architectural style. The exterior it is decorated with engraved stone ornaments and figures. Interior walls are covered with medieval murals dating back to the second half of the 11th century. The church walls have first inscriptions in Nuskha-Khutsuri, as well as Mkhedruli, the versions of the Georgian alphabet.

Ateni Sioni Temple is situated in the gorge of Tana, surrounded by beautiful hills and forested areas that blend well with the monument.

Working hours: every day 09:00-18:00
Admission: limited during the liturgy
Entrance: free of charge
Dress code: required

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