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The Great Synagogue, built in 1863, is located in Akhaltsikhe, on 96 Guramishvili Street. This Georgian rite synagogue was extensively renovated in 2012 and now features a beautiful interior of painted wood. After the said renovation approximately 400 Jews used to go there to pray. Every patronymic had their place for praying. This building is built in neo-classical style and is made of stone. Today the building is used as a synagogue, which is part of the Jewish quarter and has national importance. It also has a status of Cultural monument given by the “Ministry of Culture and Sports of Georgia”. Partly used as a museum where the portraits of the generations of Rabbis who have officiated, it is open in summer for tourists, mainly Israeli, who come to visit the region.


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