Tbilisi City Tour last part; other Tourist Spots

4-days Solo Trip in Winter Republic of Georgia 
January 28 to February 01, 2014


Tbilisi is the capital of Republic of Georgia and lies in the eastern part of the country in the foothills of the Trialeti mountain range. According to Georgian legends, it was founded in the 5th century by King Vakhtang Gorgasali and the superb Old Town shows off its roots as an ancient crossroad between Europe and Asia. Visiting is a full, sensory experience and to get the best out of your trip to Tbilisi, here are just a few of the amazing sights to see and the things to do.

Places to visit are Metekhi Church, Narikala Fortress, Sioni Cathedral, Tbilisi mosque, St. George Church, Mamadaviti Church, Orbeliani Bath houses, National Museum, Peace Bridge, Youth Palace, Botanical Garden, Rike Park, etc.

How to go to Tbilisi from Airport;
The cheapest way to go to downtown from Tbilisi airport is by bus #37 (yellow bus) just infront of Airport exit. Usually run daily every 0700H to 2200H at only 0.50 GEL ($0.30). Last stop is the Station Square 1 (which has also a metro station) with almost 1 hour travel time. This was the transportation I used going to Didube Bus Terminal from Didube metro station.

Tbilisi city self-guided walking tour at night (Peace Bridge)

Tbilisi city self-guided walking tour at night (Peace Bridge)

Tbilisi city self-guided walking tour at night (Sioni Monastery)

Tbilisi city self-guided walking tour at night (Mtatsminda TV Tower)

Straddling the Mtkvari river is Tbilisi, Georgia is a new pedestrian bridge, The Peace Bridge courtesy an of Italian Architect. The 150 meter structure is composed of glass and steel and connects Old Tbilisi with the new district. The bridge provides a unique view of Old Tbilisi. It also possesses an interactive light display system with 30,000 LED's and 240 sensors installed within the structure.

Rike Park is the new recreation complex that covers 10 hectares in the historic district of Tbilisi. It features a map of Georgia in which regions are connected to each another via pedestrian  pathways. There is an amphitheatre and children's square too. 

Rustaveli Avenue is the main artery of Tbilisi and starts at Freedom Square. This elegant tree lined Avenue was built in the 19th Century, when Vorontsov was the ruler of Georgia. Today, it is where the citizens and the visitors to Tbilisi come to stroll at the end of the day - a throwback to the 18th century when the famous came to see and be seen on this beautiful avenue.

No visit in Tbilisi is complete without a visit to the world's famous Sulfur Baths (Orbeliani Baths), located in Abanotubalani, Old Tbilisi. Known for their calming, relaxing effect, a deep sulfur spring feeds the city with naturally heated mineral water, and bath houses have proliferated here for over a thousand years, offering visitors the opportunity to wash away the stress of the day.

Tbilisi city self-guided walking tour by day (Freedom Bridge)

Tbilisi city self-guided walking tour by day (Tbilisi Circus)

Tbilisi city self-guided walking tour by day (Kashueti Monastery)

Tbilisi city self-guided walking tour by day (Church along Abkhazi St.)

Tbilisi city self-guided walking tour by day (Metekhi Church)

Tbilisi city self-guided walking tour by day (Abanobalani for Orbeliani Bath)

Tbilisi city self-guided walking tour by day (Abanobalani for Orbeliani Bath)




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much of thanks for visiting the viewing deck ^_^

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