Akhtala

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Nino Bagrationi
Giorgi Bagrationi
Giorgi Bagrationi
Gia Shervashidze

 
This monastic compex is located in the village of Akhtala. It consists of four churches, a refectory and a fortress with a circuit wall and a tower. The main church, dedicated to the Virgin, was founded by Ivane Mkhargrdzeli, who is buried in a chapel attached to the south-west part of the church.

The interior walls are covered with paintings accompanied with inscriptions in asomtavruli (majuscule) and Greek letters. The tombstones located in the church bear Georgian inscriptions. The dome is ruined. The building is covered with a temporaryroof.

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