📍Tbilisi is the capital and the largest city of Georgia. The city covers both sides of the Mtkvari (Kura) river. Tbilisi was founded in the 5th century AD by Vakhtang Gorgasali, Georgian King of Kartli. Hometown is a significant, social, industrial and cultural city with lots of sightseeing.
✍ Tbilisi walking tour points:
Tour starts at 12:00AM
📍 Metekhi church is located on the elevated cliff that overlooks the Mtkvari river. The district was one of the earliest inhabited area of the city. According to historical information, King Vakhtang Gorgasali erected here a church and a fort which served also as a king’s residence.
📍Rike Park is considered to be the youngest recreational area in Tbilisi, which is located on the left bank of the river Mtkvari. Renovated infrastructure and a very beautiful views, it’s a perfect place to feel the heartbeat of the city.
📍Mother of Georgia/Narikala Fortress is an ancient fortress overlooking Tbilisi and the Mtkvari river. The fortress consists of two walled sections on a steep hill between the Sulphur bathes and the Botanical garden of Tbilisi. The fortress was established in the 4th century.
📍Botanical garden is a fabulous Nature and great place for relax. Endemic plants between the paths, waterfalls and bridges are waiting for the visitors and leave unforgettable memories.
📍Legvtakhevi alley – is one of the most popular destination not only for visitors but for locals too. It is located on the southern part of the old city. Its name comes from fig, as there were a lot of fig trees in the valley. Place divides an old city into two parts.
📍Sulphur Bathes – The ancient Abanotubani District sits below the imposing fortress, the brick, domed rooftops of the bath bubbling up like the water itself. The district is the most historic part of the city, as according to legend, it was the Sulphur springs that enticed King Vakhtang Gorgasali to settle the land and declare it the new capital city in the 5th century AD.
📍Sioni cathedral was initially built in the 6th -7th centuries. Since then, it has been destroyed by foreign invaders and reconstructed by Georgians several times. The current church is based on a 13th century version with some changes from the 17th to the 19th centuries.
📍Anchiskhati Basilica – According to the history of Georgia, the church was built by king of Iberia – Dachi (522- 534). The basilica was damaged and rebuilt several times in 15-17 centuries due to wars between Georgia and the Persians. The look of the structure was drastically changed in the 1870, when a dome was added. The Anchiskhati Choir based out of the Anchiskhati Basilica is the world’s leading exponent of Georgian polyphonic choral music.
🤚 At the end of the tour you will walk through Shardeni Street (Bambis Rigi) and by Leselidze street up to the freedom square.
🚶 From Rike Park to Narikala Fortress via cable car. Cable car ticket price is 2,50 GEL per-person
🌳 Botanical Garden entrance fee 4, 00 GEL per person
🚶 Walking Tour starts at 12:00 Pm at Metekhi church
🔹 12:30 – Rike Park
🔹 13:00 – Narikala fortress and Mother of Georgia
🔹 13:30 – Botanical garden
🔹 14:00 – Legvtakhevi and Abanotubani (Sulphur Bathes)
🔹 14:20 – Sioni Cathedral
🔹 14:40 – Anchiskhati Basilica
🔹 14:00 – Having a walk on Shardeni street / Leselidze street and Tour will finish on Freedom Square
Let’s explore Tbilisi by Walking!
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