Chachkhunashvili Tsitsino

Art Historian, Senior Researcher of the Centre, Ph.D.

Research field: Study of the medieval architecture and urban heritage; protection of the architectural heritage.  

Activity: Founder of the association “Society and Cultural Heritage”; Member of ICOMOS International – representative of the Georgian National Committee; Jvari Monastery Project Coordinator (financed by: World Monuments Fund, Kress Foundation European Preservation Program).

Address: corp. 19, Panaskertel-Tsitsishvili str., Tbilisi.           


  1. Old Diklo and Village Diklo – Two Different Urban Patterns in Tusheti, Georgian  Antiquities 22, Tb., 2019, p.p. 247-259;
  2. Historical Fotified Settletmtnts in Northern Georgian Higlands, Tb., 2018, 490, pp.;
  3. Eki Monastery of St. John the Baptist, Georgian Antiquities 20, Tb., 2017, p.p. 212-239
  4. Manuscripts of the Former Ecclesiastic Museum Concerning the Monasteries of St. Ioane Zedazneli and Holi Cross of Mtskheta, Georgian Antiquities, 17, Tb., 2014, p.p. 118-130
  5. Protection of Heritage Sites and Historic Cities, Introductory Course for Basic and Higher Classes, Tb., 2014, 155 pp.;
  6. Cultural Heritage and the New Reality at the Turn of the 21st Century,
    Heritage Conservation Regional Network Journal, Tb., 2013,  N3.
  7. Architectural Restoration in Abkhazia, Tskhum-Abkhazian Academy of Sciences N 4 2013;
  8. Building of the Museum of Theatre, Music, Cinema and Choregraphy of Georgia, G.Chubinashvili National Research Centre for Georgian Art History and Heritage, Preservation,Georgian Antiquities,15,Tbilisi, 2012, p.p. 457-475;
  9. Architectural Restoration in Georgia (Historiography, Tradition and Experience Analisis), Tb., 2012 (co-authors: I. Elizbarashvili, M. Suramelasvili and Kh. Tchurgulia), 300 pp.;
  10. Christian Church Architecture of Abkhazia, Sokhumi State University
    The Young Psychologists Association of Abkhazia
    Academic Conference: Cultural Heritage of Georgia in the Occupied Territoies – Abkhazia, Tb., 2012,p.p. 145-150;
  11. Once Again About the Small Holy Cross Church in Mtskheta, ACADEMIA 2, Tb.,2011, p.p.118-130;
  12. Problems of Protection of the Minor Church of the Mtskheta Holy Cross Monastery, Georgian Antiquities, N13, Tb., 2009, p.p. 337-350;
  13. A. Kutateladze Tbilisi State Academy of Art, Georgian Antiquities,
    N12, Tb., 2008 (co-author: M. Suramelashvili), p.p. 256-271;
  14. Restoration Results of the Church at Bodbe, Georgian Antiquities), N7-8, Tb., 2005 (co-author: N. Zazunishvili), p.p.64-80;
  15. The Palace of Mitroplolitan John (Ioane) of Bodbe in Bodbe, Georgian Antiquitie, N 6, Tb., 2004 (co-author: N. Zazunishvili), p.p.216-230;
  16. Javakheti, Historical and Arhitectural Guide,.Tb., 2000 (co-authors: D. Berdzenishvili, N. Vacheishvili and I. Elizbarazhvili) 170 pp.;
  17. Tbilis, freedom square in XX century,  Tb., 2020,  ARS GEORGICA, George Chubunashvili  National Research Centre for Georgian Art History and Heritage preservation, online magazine, series B modern and contemporary art, ISSN 1512-4088
  18. The Square of Liberty, What is Lost and What is Acquired? A non-periodical edition of the Interdisciplinary Researchers of Art, journal Iliazdi, 1/01, Tb. 1999. p.p.36-37;
  19. Recent Data on the Church of St. Nino at Bodbe, Conference Proceedings of the First Conference on Svetitskhoveli, Tb., 1998 (co-authors: M. Dzneladze and L. Akhalaia), p.p. 374-392;
  20. Preservation of Vernacular Dwellings in Georgia, International Workshop –Significance and Protection of Vernacular Architecture(collected papers), Tb. 1997,p.p.11-14;
  21. Ukimerioni Cathedral of St. George in Kutaisi, Main Board of Natural and Cultural Preservation of Georgia, Annual Journal of Papers, N3, Tb., 1997, p.p.46-52;
  22. The church of St. Quiricus and St. Julietta in the village of Kviriketsminda, Main Board of Natural and Cultural Monument Preservation of Georgia, Annual Journal of Papers, N2, Tb., 1996, p.p.15-25;
  23. St. George Church near Sheubani, Main Board of Natural and Cultural Monument Preservation of Georgia, Annual Journal of Papers, N1, Tb., 1995;
  24. Vardisubani Round Church, Journal “Dzeglis Megobari”, N1, Tb., 1992, p.p. 69-74;
  25. Khobi Palace, Journal “Dzeglis Megobari”, 2, Tb, 1989, p.p. 51-56;
  26. Nikortsminda, Tb., 1988, 22 pp.;
  27. Gujareti, Historical and Architectural Guide,. Tb., 1987 (co-authors: D. Berdzenishvili, M. Giorgidze and G. Chanishvili), 70 pp.;
  28. To The History of Nikortsminda church, Journal “Dzeglis Megobari”, N1, Tb, 1986, p.p. 23-24.