Vardzia

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Vardzia - the caves stretch along the cliff for some five hundred metres and in up to nineteen tiers

Vardzia - a cave monastery with its earliest caves dug out in 12thC

Vardzia - a cave monastery with its earliest caves dug out in 12thC

Vardzia - a cave monastery with its earliest caves dug out in 12thC

Vardzia - the gang

Vardzia - a cave monastery with its earliest caves dug out in 12thC

Vardzia - the Church of the Dormition was carved out and decorated in the 12thC

Vardzia - the Church of the Dormition was carved out and decorated in the 12thC

Vardzia - a cave monastery with its earliest caves dug out in 12thC

Vardzia - a monk currently lives here, just where the pot plants can be seen

 

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