The Monastery of Pitareti is located close to Pitareti village. One of the most significant examples of Georgian architecture is the Church of the Mother of God, located within the monastery. There is a script inside the gates stating that the temple was constructed in the period of 1213-1222. Pitareti Church contains paintings dating back to the 13th century. There are very diverse pieces of high quality art work in the church as well, including intricate engravings, and decorative depictions of humans and animals.