The monastery occupies a rather large area and is very popular with tourists at the moment. Due to the fact that it is constantly maintained in good shape and updated with various interesting things, tourists pay more and more attention to this church every year. Very well thought out and made for visitors near the entrance to the monastery cafe and parking lot, very convenient for everyone. True, in the cafe there are no treats for lovers of meat and alcohol, these are the rules of the monastery. For the same reason, it is better to visit Bodbe Monastery on tours before feasts and picnics. There are two entrances to the territory of Bodbe Monastery. One for visitors, the other private for ministers and monks, we as visitors should move to the right entrance.
Entering the territory of the monastery, you will immediately feel the energy of this place. You will hear an ancient story about how Georgia adopted Christianity. Going inside the temple, you will have a unique opportunity to touch the sacred relics of St. Nino, who is the baptist of Georgia. Leaving the temple, you can walk along the wonderful courtyard of the monastery. At the end of the courtyard there is a platform from where you will see a huge part of the Alazani Valley and the ridge of the Caucasus Mountains.
How to get there?
The monastery is located very close to Sighnaghi - which means that it is not difficult to come here. Yes, and signs near Sighnaghi are everywhere on Bodbe. Of course, you can take a detour by car and get straight to the source. But it is necessary to have a well-traversed car and a brave driver.
Visiting the territory of the monastery and the cathedral is free.
Working hours - from 10:00 to 19:00. There is a refectory and a souvenir shop. You won’t be able to enter the Bodbe Monastery itself, since it is active.