Therefore, the city tour in Tbilisi starts at Metekhi Church, with a perfect panoramic view of – the Narikala fortress, Bath district, Meidan, Kala district, and Betlemi district. The monument of king Vakhang I 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.
A few minutes travel by cableway and enjoy magnificent views of Old Tbilisi. Tourists will have a panoramic view of the old Tbilisi and the botanical garden.
Fortress Narikala’s basement belongs to the IV century.
The bath district and Legvtakhevi are the very heart of the city. The tiny river also runs, with its picture-square waterfall and beautiful canyon. According to the legend, Tbilisi’s history starts with the hot sulfur springs.
Meidan is the heart of the old part of the city. Therefore, 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. Additionally, 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 dating from the 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, and became a favorite attraction for local people and tourists.
Anchiskhati church – the oldest building in the city, dates back to the VI century.
Bridge of Peace – a modern walking bridge in the heart of the old part of Tbilisi and a nice place to take photos.
The city tour in Tbilisi ends. In conclusion, you will get advice about other places, that you can visit during your free time.
Travel to Mtatsinda by funicular, and enjoy city views from the highest point of the city – Mtatsminda park. On the way back visit the pantheon – cost 10€ per person.
Ethnographic open-air museum and Turtle lake – cost 15$ per person.
Chronicle of Georgia – monument created by Zurab Tsereteli in 1985 – cost 15$ per person
Day tour in Mtskheta – an ancient capital of Georgia.