10. Tbilisi: Guided Walking Tour
Welcome to Tbilisi, the energetic and active capital of Georgia! Take a walking tour to discover the rich history, cultural diversity and architectural wonders that make this city so unique. Our tour starts on Rustaveli Avenue, Tbilisi's main artery, and you will be fascinated by the combination of old and new. Marvel at the elegant facades of the 19th century buildings, adorned with ornate balconies and decorations. Along the way, we will pass the National Museum of Georgia, a treasure trove of historical artifacts that offer a glimpse into Georgia's fascinating past. Our next stop is in the heart of the city at Freedom Square, the central square of Tbilisi. It is an important historical and cultural landmark. Take a moment to admire the statue of St. George slaying the dragon in the center of the square. From here, continue through charming streets and narrow alleys where a story is waiting to be discovered at every corner. We head to the old part of the city, where Tbilisi's unique architecture is at its best. We walk through the stunning Old Town with its streets and charming courtyards. We will visit the clock of Rezo Gabriadze, Inside the tower there is a puppet theater. Here you can see the performance "Circle of Life". We will definitely also visit Anchiskhati Cathedral, which is one of the oldest churches in Tbilisi and dates back to the 6th century. Here you can really travel back in time. One of the most important places of our tour is Narikala Castle. This ancient castle is located on a hill and offers a panoramic view of the city and the winding river Mtkvari. Before reaching the famous Abanotubni district, we can enjoy the picturesque landscape for a while. In Abanotuban, the quarter of baths, there are the famous sulfur baths that gave Tbilisi its name (tbili means "warm" in Georgian). Here you will be told the story of the founding of Tbilisi. Admire the characteristic domed roofs of the baths and breathe in the soothing scents wafting through the air. If you feel adventurous, relax in one of these traditional baths known for their healing properties. Our tour ends with a visit to the Peace Bridge. This modern marvel spans the river and connects the old and new parts of the city. Walk along the bridge and marvel at its stunning design, which is especially fascinating when illuminated at night. Throughout the tour you will have the opportunity to taste the culinary specialties of Tbilisi. Don't forget to try khachapuri, a delicious bread filled with cheese, and drink a glass of locally produced wine, known for its unique taste. Whether you're fascinated by historical sights, interested in cultural heritage or just want to enjoy the vibrant atmosphere, our Tbilisi Walking Tour promises an unforgettable experience. So put on your walking shoes, bring your curiosity and let's explore the charming streets of Tbilisi together!