Georgian Churches & Monasteries: A Photo Gallery
The country of Georgia was one of the first in the world to adopt Christianity as a national religion and its people since then have maintained their religious piousness. Not surprisingly, churches and monasteries dot every town and city in the Georgian map, many of them dating back to the medieval ages.
I was privileged to visit Georgia in late 2010 and early 2011 and photograph some of its most historic churches and monasteries. The photos I took of these religious structures were posted in a series of 6 posts in October last year. Below is a gallery of some of the photos in these posts (the links to the actual posts are provided after the gallery).
This post is part of a series of galleries being featured this month in celebration of A Traveller’s Tale‘s First Year Anniversary at WordPress. The author wishes to thank all of you who have become part of this site for the past 12 months through the views, likes, reblogs, and comments you left on its posts. It has truly been a pleasure sharing tales, photos, poetry attempts and random thoughts with you.
– Shutter Bug
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