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Gareja, St. Dodo Monastery, Burial Church of St. Dodo

Location: Gareja Desert, Sagarejo Municipality
Place: Georgia, Kakheti
Dedication: Unknown
Category: Rock-Cut
Type: Domed Church
Date/Period: Second half of the 6th century
Renovation/Reconstruction: 17th century
Layers of the Murals: One layer



The church was carved out over the tomb of St. Dodo in the second half of the sixth century; it was reconstructed in the late medieval period by Archpriest Giorgi, who is not known for other causes. He had a multi-registre painted stucco iconostasis typical of late Middle Ages arranged here.