Historically, one of the main churches of Tbilisi. Sioni Cathedral is named after the eponymous Palestinian mountains. Consecrated the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin.
It stands on the banks of the Kura River in the historic center of the city. Also in the interior of the church frescoes Russian artist GG Gagarin. Before the construction of the Cathedral of Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi here was chair of the Georgian Catholicos.