Georgian Young Lawyers Association (GYLA), a local watchdog, announced on October 20 that it requested the Prosecutor’s Office to initiate probe into the damages to the Gelati Monastery complex – a UNESCO World Heritage Site, based on Articles 259 and 342 of the Criminal Code, involving damage or destruction of cultural heritage, and neglect of official duty, respectively.
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Temporary roof structure over the Gelati Monastery Complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Georgia’s west, will be completed before December and allow replacement of the roof structure of the monument below it, the National Agency for Cultural Heritage Preservation said on Monday.
The deteriorating facade of the iconic 6th century Jvari Monastery, which stands perched atop a hill outside the ancient Georgian capital of Mtskheta, will undergo conservation and reinforcement work supported by the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation at the United States Embassy in Tbilisi.
The National Agency for Cultural Heritage Preservation is working to launch prompt rehabilitation works on a section of the gate around the Gelati Monastery Complex, after its partial collapse this week.
Georgia’s Catch-22: UNESCO status draws tourists, and yet tourists make it harder to maintain UNESCO status…
Georgian Arts Center on Restoration of Gelati: Roof Defects Impossible to Predict; Ana Dumbadze; Georgia Today
In the late-afternoon light, the ruins seemed as if they were blushing. Farther down the path, the 65-foot-tall Mother of Georgia statue beckoned to us.
These offbeat mountain towns provide safe and serene summer holiday options…
Source: Summer in the Hills
Rising Stars In Travel: These 7 Countries Have Potential To Become Major Tourist Destinations In A Post-Covid World; Jared Ranahan; Forbes
They’re some of the world’s most underrated countries – though they may not stay that way for much longer.
Georgia is an up-and-coming destination for budget travelers. To help you plan an amazing trip, here are the best things to see and do in Georgia!
Three amazing sites that lost their UNESCO World Heritage site status; Alex Bresler; Matador Network
They failed to keep their badge of honor.
Kutaisi, Georgia can be a great base to explore the area around. Canyons, caves, monasteries and more – you can see it all as day trips from Kutaisi!
The US Embassy will allocate $100,000 for the first stage of conservation work at Georgian 6th century Jvari monastery in Mtskheta. The project is intended to cover the first phase of the conservation cycle by carrying out a comprehensive study, to identify, classify, and map the extent of damage and…
When you’re looking to escape the tedium of modern and mainstream tourism, sometimes the only way is up. Today, our armchair travels will take us to some of the most remote (and highest) villages in the world, from middle America to roof of Egypt. But of course, we’re…
The national British daily broadsheet newspaper “The Daily Telegraph” has recently published an article about Georgia entitled “Is Georgia the new Puglia? With new direct flights, get there before the masses do.”
Discover how Georgia’s unique mix of architectural styles combines the future and past of this exotic South Caucasus country. From its language and culture to its mishmash of architectural styles, the Republic of Georgia’s extensive, and sometimes tumultuous, history has led to the development of a place that is truly one of a kind.
It has been said that Georgians ‘think with European minds and feel with Asian hearts’.