Old Tbilisi city tour starts at Metekhi Plateau, with a perfect panoramic view of – Narikala fortress, Bath district, Meidan, Kala district, Betlemi district. The statue of king Vakhang Gorgasali (founder of Tbilisi) is also here. After this destination, tourists will use a cableway, which connects the new park Rike with the Narikala fortress.
Few minutes travel by cableway and enjoy magnificent views of Old Tbilisi. Tourists will have a panoramic view of the old Tbilisi and botanical garden.
Fortress Narikala basement belongs to the IV century.
The bath district and Legvtakhevi are the very heart of the city. Here also runs the tiny river, with its picture-square waterfall and beautiful canyon. According to the legend, Tbilisi history starts from the hot sulfur springs.
Meidan is the heart of the old part of the city. In past times it was a trade center of Tbilisi. Now there are a lot of nice cafes.
Synagogue – Tbilisi used to be a cultural and administrative center for the whole Transcaucasia region. It became a very multinational, multi-religious, and multicultural city. Nowadays in one district, you can see mosques, synagogues, Georgian churches, Armenia churches, and a Catholic church. Historically, till now, people of different nationalities and religions live peacefully beside each other. Above all, Tbilisi is called a city of tolerance.
Sioni cathedral church was built in the XI century and used to be the main cathedral church of Tbilisi. Moreover, even today, you can find one of the most important sacred objects of the Georgian Orthodox Church – the cross of st. Nino – converter of Georgians.
Liberty square – nowadays is the city center. Centuries before, it was the edge of the city.
Baratashvili avenue is one of the most beautiful avenues in the city. In past times it was out of the main protection walls of Tbilisi. During the reconstruction of this street, the workers found city gates dated by XI-XIII centuries. After that, the government first saved and then made trails for people to walk around.
The Tower Clock is a modern, bizarre tower built by the head of puppet theater – Rezo Gabriadze became a favorite attraction for local people and tourists.
Anchiskhati church – the oldest building of the city, dates back to the VI century.
Bridge of Peace – modern walking bridge in the heart of the old part of Tbilisi and a nice place to take photos.
The walking tour in old Tbilisi ends. In conclusion, you will get advice about other places that you can visit during the 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
DEPOSIT: We will need some deposit to be able to book your tour. The price is 20 USD. You can send the money through PayPal. In case of cancellation 30 days before, the amount will be fully refunded. If you cancel later, the deposit will not be refunded.