Khtsisi Baptist Church

Khtsisi Church of John the Baptist was built in 1002 by order of Archbishop Ananya. The church is the best model of Georgian hall churches. The Church has one-nave. On the north side is a room with an altar that is connected to the main part of the church with linked masonry that creates a rectangle in the design.

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Khtsisi Baptist Church

Khtsisi Church of John the Baptist was built in 1002 by order of Archbishop Ananya. The church is the best model of Georgian hall churches. The Church has one-nave. On the  north side is a room with an altar that is connected to the main part of the church with linked masonry that creates a rectangle in the  design. The inner and outer walls of the church are lined with pink - golden plates. An appropriate place is given to relief images that  are divided into two parts according to their themes and content.  The first part contains variations on the theme of the cross and the second plot merges  images of plants and animals. 
The decoration of Khtsisi Church of John the Baptist is supplemented by a group of inscriptions in the Georgian alphabet Asomtavruli style. From these, two are fully readable - placed on the western and eastern facades. Specifically, one inscription of thirteen stanzas contains the date of construction of the  church.

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