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Koreti

The village Koreti is located in the gorge of the Kvirila River in Sachkhere region. There is a church, which is classified as Georgian architectural monuments located in the village. It was built at the end of 10th century in the place of the pre-Christian church, dedicated to deity.

The building has a hall style. In the southwest part, the gate is attached. Alter is located one step higher. It has two entrances – one in the south and one in the west. The facades are ornamented. It is decorated with wonderfully peeled stone shapes. In 1945 and 1955 during archeological digs two barrows dated back to the Bronze Aged were found there in stony ground.

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Jruchi’s Monastery

The Jruchi monastery complex built in the 11th century is located in Sachkhere on the headwaters of the Jruchula River, an eastern tributary of the Kvirila River. Jruchi monastery complex includes a dome-like church built in the XI century and modified in the 19th century. There are lapidary writings on the wall. The church was destroyed and renewed in the 16th–17th centuries.

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Speti

The village Speti is located in the mountainous part of Imereti, on the bank of the Kvrila River. In the village there is a church from the middle ages, named after the Jesus Christ. Close to Speti on the high mountain there is another church of Holy Saviour built in the 11th century. The church is decorated with yellow and grey sandstone blocks inside and outside and is styled like a hall. Inside the building, on the both sidewalls of the altar there are two storage rooms (an ambry and a sacristy). In front of the altar on the pedestal there is a great wooden cross. It is remarkable that to this day, an untouched ornamental plaster iconostasis has been preserved in the church. The painted façade is from early 11th century. In 1938 the church was completely reconstructed.

Savane

Savane is located in the region of Sachkhere, in the highlands of Imereti, on the watershed of the Izvari River and the Lashuri River. The name of the village was first mentioned in scripts in the 11th century. There’s Saint George’s Church, located in the village, which according to the inscription written above the southern entrance was constructed in 1046. Here is also mentioned a feudal, a son of Duke Giorgi Gulzviadi. The inscription on the western wall says that the church was built by an architect Haraba. The gallery hall gates were built later with decorations of mixed shapes and styles. In the church there is an icon dating back to the 11th century which was damaged during reconstruction in the 19th century. The bell tower was built in the 19th century.

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Tourist Routes

Do you want to see Imereti, but you do not know where to start from? We prepared for you trails around the region, which will lead you to interesting natural sites, historical monuments and cultural attractions. Following those paths you will visit true Imeretian “pearls” – thousand- year- old monasteries, historical buildings, amazing wonders of nature, including mountains, canyons, caves, waterfalls, rivers, lakes and you will come across many other attractions. You will also have an occasion to taste delicious Georgian food and wine. Have a look at our suggestions and go explore Imereti!

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