The Ninth Hospital got its name from Tram # 9 which had its last stop nearby. The construction of the building started in 1903 and finished in 1908. At the beginning, there was a monastery here, later on theological seminary, St. Andrew Church and infirmary. After the Russian occupation in 1921, the church had its arched windows closed up and the dome destroyed. The building was then used as an agricultural institute. In the 1940s, a hospital was opened here. The building is the second oldest building in Vake after the Tbilisi State University campus.
Currently the building is under construction and, according to the workers, a theological seminary will be opened soon.
Source: Interview with Goga Kartvelishvili, Journal “Tbiliselebi”
- Year: Year Unknown
- Source: Forum.ge
- Photographer: Unknown
- Year: 2013
- Source: JumpStart Georgia
- Photographer: Irakli Chumburidze
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