Anchiskhati Basilica, Tbilisi, Georgia

This is the oldest standing church in Tbilisi, built in the early 6th century and repaired numerous times in the 15th-17th centuries as a result of numerous invasions of the Persians and Turks into Georgia. These numerous repairs are the reason for all the different building you see.

In the background you can see the ultra-modern Presidential Palace, completed in 2009.

Bonus picture: this beautiful domed ceiling was installed and painted in 1870:

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