Guided tour

Tbilisi: Old Town Walking Tour

Tbilisi: Old Town Walking Tour

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This Tbilisi city tour is a sightseeing tour of the highlights of the Old Town of Tbilisi. You will explore the area in detail, including the rich diversity of architecture this historic city possesses.

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Duration 3 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, Russian
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a flexible sightseeing tour
  • Benefit from a comprehensive 3-hour tour
  • Get to know more about the city
Full description
Even if you only have a short time in Tbilisi, you have to spend at least a half-day exploring the Old Town. The architecture in the city’s historic district is a mixture of Georgian, Byzantine, Oriental, and Neo-Classical European styles. Among the sites you will visit are the Orthodox Anchiskhati Basilica, the city’s oldest church. You will also see the 13th-century churches of Sioni and Metekhi, the magnificent Narikala Fortress, perched on a hill with superb views of the city below, and the classic Freedom Square. You will then continue to one of Tbilisi’s newest attractions, the Bridge of Peace, which opened in 2010 over the River Mtkvari (also known as the Kura River). Tbilisi’s compact size means you can easily explore the nearby Synagogue, Armenian Church and Mosque, in addition to the Georgian Orthodox churches so fundamental to Georgian culture. This peaceful co-existence of the various religions helps emphasize modern Georgian tolerance.
Includes
  • Entrance fees
  • Local guide
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Cable-car (one way 2.5 GEL)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Date

Meeting point

Meet at the entrance of the Burberry Store at Freedom (Liberty) Square. Your guide will not wait for more than 10 minutes.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or those using a wheelchair
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums (no shorts or sleeveless tops allowed, and knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 76 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    4.3/5
  • Value for money
    4.9/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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I loved taking the private tour so I could personalize what I wanted to see. Adding the pick up also let me not fret about meet up point. Tour was informative and interesting and hit all the highlights I wanted. After the tour I got a great restaurant recommendation, which was yummy food with the exact easy atmosphere I wanted. I didn’t get to try the other restaurant recommendations given throughout the tour as we passed places but I’m sure they were equally good recommendations.

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October 14, 2022

Alexei led four colleagues of mine and me on a walk through the streets and of Tbilisi. His tour was education at its best - seeing, hearing and experiencing a small portion of Tbilisi’s storied history. All of us thoroughly enjoyed Alexei and found him also sensitive to our needs and adapting the tour to meet those. At the end of the tour he helped us find a restaurant that had Georgian traditional singing with some dancing - and that was a treat.

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October 6, 2021

Alexei was my guide and he was probably one of the warmest guides I have met. He adapts the walking tour to what your interests are and gives a lot of great recommendations for things beyond the tour. I would love to see him put together an awesome hiking tour one day!

May 4, 2021

Product ID: 194468