Unique 10th-century Kumurdo Cathedral to be restored
04 February, 2016
Unique 10th-century Kumurdo Cathedral to be restored
Kumurdo Episcopal Cathedral in the village of Kumurdo, is among those rare Georgian monuments, which have many inscriptions, including architectonical ones and the date of contruction – the year of 964.
The church is important from artistic as well as evolutional
point of view. In 11th century, during the reign of Bagrat IV, a stoa was built, which, probably, surrounded all three sides of western arm. However, now only southern side is preserved. The dome is also destroyed and western arm is severely damaged.
Restoration works began here in 1975 and continued until the end 1980s. In 2015 a project was prepared, which envisages full rehabilitation of Kumurdo church. You can see how the church looks now and how it will look like after restoration.

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