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7ME 2018 Mission to David Gareji Monasteries, Georgia Image: Europa Nostra (Flickr)

European experts publish technical report on the rehabilitation of the David Gareji Monasteries and Hermitages in Georgia

Europa Nostra, the voice of cultural heritage in Europe, and the European Investment BankInstitutetoday published a technical report on the rehabilitation of the David Gareji Monasteries and Hermitages in Georgia, listed among the 7 Most Endangered heritage sites in Europe in 2018 following a nomination made by the Georgian Arts and Culture Center, the country representation of Europa Nostra in Georgia.

The David Gareji Monasteries and Hermitages are some of the most important cultural and religious heritage landmarks in Georgia. The site is comprised of 22 rock-hewn monasteries and more than 5,000 sanctuaries and cave-cells located in Eastern Georgia and partly extends into neighbouring Azerbaijan.