Signagi, Georgia – Bodbe Monastery – Saint Nino’s Shrine

This is a popular tourist attraction and pilgrimage location because it is here that St. Nino, 4th century evangelist of Georgians, relic’s are shrined. I didn’t wear my papakha hat here – it didn’t feel right as this is such an important religious location. I wore my Prague big scarf that swallows the head and pom pom hat!fullsizeoutput_8480

Bell Tower:

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Old church – again, I was not allowed to take pictures inside and had to wear a scarf around my waist – my Prague pom pom hat was okay as a cover.  Here I was able to pray at the tomb of St. Nino.

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Newer church still under construction:

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Nunnery, with one of the nuns sweeping the walkway:

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Grounds:

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View of the Caucasus Mountains:

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It was fun having Dachi always willing to take my picture!!  I’m so used to taking the pictures or taking selfies!!  🙂

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Next stop….the town of Signagi!

S, 🙂

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. mama says:

    Absolutely love those stone walls and fences.They are so well constructed. So even!
    Have a question????
    Why must you wear your scarf around your waist?????
    Glad you had some prayer time in church🙏🏼🙏🏼💜
    xoxoxo

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    1. It is part of the rules when entering an Orthodox church – women must not wear pants and cover their hair.

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