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A sunny day in Mtskheta | by whereisemil
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A sunny day in Mtskheta

Mtskheta is a small city just 20 minutes by car north of Tbilisi. It used to be the old capital of Georgia and is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. The population is around 20.000 people. The city is Georgia's Jerusalem (as Kate, a local young woman from Tbilisi told me they also call it "The Second Jerusalem") and has three important holy sites: The Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, the Samtavro Church and the remote Jvary Monastery.

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Taken on June 22, 2015