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Jvari (monastery)
The name of this monastery translated as the "Monastery of the Cross". For the Georgian monastery in Jerusalem with the same name, see Monastery of the Cross.

Jvari Monastery is a sixth century Georgian Orthodox monastery near Mtskheta, eastern Georgia. Along with other historic structures of Mtskheta, it is listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO.


Jvari may refer to the following in the country of Georgia:

  • Jvari (monastery), an ancient monastery in Georgia
  • Jvari inscriptions, Georgian inscriptions
  • Jvari (town), a town in Georgia
Jvari (town)

Jvari is a town in the northwestern Georgian province of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti. The town is situated near the Magana River where it flows into the Enguri River;