Old Sameba Church is constructed in accordance with the traditions of medieval Georgian church architecture, blended with classicist elements. The decoration of the façade is distinguished with modesty. The dome of the “inscribed cross” type church is based on the protruding of apses and on two columns. The apse is drafted in the rectangular and is not allocated on the façade. Inside, the church is decorated with paintings, made by Italian painter Ludwig Longo in the 1890s. Famous Georgian writer and public figure Ilia Chavchavadze got married in this church.