Motsameta Monastery

Motsameta monastery is a complex of monasteries located 6 km from the city of Kutaisi, Imereti region of Georgia. It’s a small and very beautiful monastery with round turrets crowned with peaked tent-shaped domes besides it picturesquely sited on the cliff above the Rioni River and surrounded with rich coastal vegetation. According to the legend the monastery was built on the place where Muslim invaders executed David and Konstantin Mkheidze, Georgian princes, who refused to accept Islam.
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