Lamaria Church

Lamaria Church is a historic church located in the village of Ushguli, in the Upper Svaneti region of Georgia. The church dates back to the 9th or 10th century and is renowned for its unique frescoes and intricate architectural design. The Lamaria Church represents a female deity of motherhood that was eventually associated with Mother Mary.

Lamaria Church served as an important center of religious and cultural activity in medieval Georgia. It played a significant role in the development of Georgian architecture and is considered a masterpiece of early medieval Georgian art.

The church is situated in a picturesque location, surrounded by the stunning mountain scenery of the Upper Svaneti region. The area is popular for hiking and outdoor activities, with several trails leading to nearby waterfalls and scenic viewpoints. Additionally, visitors can enjoy breathtaking views of the highest summit in Georgia, Shkhara, from the church.

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