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Temple of St. George in Achkva

Temple of St. George in Achkva

On the outside of Temple of St. George in Achkva, near the entrance there is an inscription that says that the church was built in 1880 by local Greeks. In the 30-ies of the last century the church was closed, and partially damaged. And in the 60s, villagers secretly brought several icons to the church and came to pray. In the 80s, under the direction of Aristot Adriati, restoration work began. The young engineer Stavro Stefanidi built a dome. He made a very big contribution to the restoration of the church of St. George. In 1996, a bell tower was added to the church.

Church of St. Theodora in the village of Verkhnee Achkva

In the 90s of the 20th century, by the initiative of Stavro Khristeforydis, in the village of Upper Achkva, on the mountain, a new church was built on the foundation of the ancient temple. First, the locals wanted to build a larger temple than the old church, but with the blessing of the Bishop of Batum and Skhalta Job, was built exactly the same size as the old one. The construction of the temple was conducted on the donations of believers.

Church of St. the Apostles Peter and Paul in the village of Achkva

The church was built in the beginning of the 20th century by Orthodox Greeks. It was destroyed in 1937. To date, the church has been restored and is functioning.

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