Ateni Sioni is regarded as the most beautiful church of the "Jvari' type. It is C7th and located in a place of outstanding natural beauty on a rock outcrop above a river in a narrow valley. Its beauty is enhanced by the many reliefs carved into the exterior of the church walls.
Date of Visit
7th July 2013
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Emma Loosley, “Ateni Sioni,” Architecture and Asceticism, accessed March 3, 2024, https://architectureandasceticism.exeter.ac.uk/items/show/122.