Sentinsky complex in Karachaevsky area. Õ-ÕII centuries. One of branches of the State Karachaevo-Circassian historical and cultural and natural memorial estate - the Sentinsky complex. The Sentinsky istoriko-architectural complex includes temple Õ century, and also the constructions of the Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy female monastery created in the end of XIX - the beginning of XX century. On a slope of the same mountain monastic constructions are located also. Time of construction of a temple was until recently object of discussions. Only more recently scientists-archeologists managed to find out under a layer of frescos an inscription in the Greek language, testifying that the temple has been constructed in April of 967.
The place for temple building has been chosen not casually. As have shown researches of scientists-archeologists, the Sentinsky mountain was a cult place long before construction on it of a temple. Round a monument, also on a mountain slope numerous ancient burials with things V-VIII centuries