Old Tbilisi city tour starts at Metekhi Plateau. From here is perfect panoramic view to the old city – Narikala fortress, Bath district, Meidan, Kala district, Betlemi district. Statue of king Vakhang Gorgasali (founder of Tbilisi) is also here. After this destination, tourists will use a cable way, which connects new park Rike with Narikala fortress.
Few minutes travel by cable way and enjoy magnificent views of Old Tbilisi. Tourists will have a views to the old city and botanical garden.
Fortress Narikala basement belongs to IV century.
The bath district and Legvtakhevi are the very heart of the city, where also runs tiny river, with it’s picture-square waterfall and beautiful canyon. According to the legend, Tbilisi history starts from the hot sulfur springs.
Meidan is the heart of old city. In old times it was a trade center of the city and now here are a lot of nice cafes.
Synagogue – as Tbilisi used to be cultural and administrative center not only for Georgia, but for whole Transcaucasia region, it became very multinational, multi-religious and multicultural city. As a result, in one district you can see mosque, synagogue, Georgian churches, Armenian church and Catholic church. Historically, till now, people of different nationalities and religion live peacefully beside each other. Above all, Tbilisi is called a city of tolerance.
Sioni cathedral church– built in XI century used to be main cathedral church of Tbilisi. Moreover, even now you can find one of the most important sacred objects of Georgian Orthodox Church – cross of st. Nino – converter of Georgians.
Liberty square – nowadays is the city center. Centuries ago it was the edge of the city.
Baratashvili avenue – one of the most nice avenues of the city, but in old times it was out of the main protection walls of the city. During reconstruction of this street, works of the road workers found city gates dated by XI-XIII centuries. After that, government first saved and than made trails for people to walk around.
Tower clock – modern bizarre tower built by head of puppet theater – Rezo Gabriadze became favorite attraction for local people and tourists.
Anchiskhati church – the oldest building of the city, dates back to VI century.
Bridge of Peace – modern walking bridge in the heart of the old city and good place to make good photos.
Walking tour in old Tbilisi ends. In conclusion, tourists will learn history of the city and get an advice of interesting places they can visit during free time.
Price list for old Tbilisi city tour
PRICE INCLUDES: English or Russian speaking guide; Price for tickets of Cable way
PRICE DOESN’T INCLUDE: Price for souvenirs; Price for other additional costs
We will need some deposit to be able to book your tour. The price is 20 USD and money can be sent through PayPal. The deposit is fully refundable, if you cancel your booking, more than 30 days before, but if you cancel later, the deposit is not refunded.