Rehabilitation process of Katski Monastery adjacent territory is in final phase
20 January 2017
Municipal Development Fund of the Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia is carrying out restoration-conservation works of cultural heritage monument- Kahtkhi column, as well as arrangement of tourist infrastructure zones adjacent to monastery territory. Works were visited by minster of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia Zurab Alavidze and MDF executive director Galaktion Buadze.
Within the framework of regional development project rehabilitation is conducted with World Bank’s financial support. Cost of the project amounts over one million GEL.
Restoration- conservation works of Katskhi column envisages the following: Recovery of damaged sections of façade and interior and conservation if required. Simultaneously up-to-date standard tourist center is under construction in front of monastery complex in village Katskhi, which will be fully equipped and furnished for proper operation. Project envisages open terrace arrangement, spring recovery and facing, rehabilitation of access road to church, installation of outdoor water supply and sewerage systems and arrangement of open balcony for visitors to give delight of attractive view. Parking area is also allocated. Project finalization is intended in April of current year.
As a result of project finalization tourist infrastructure will be improved at monastery complex territory, which will attract more visitors and will improve social economic conditions of local population.