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Full Day Private Tour of Tbilisi and Mtskheta
"In the morning the guide and driver will pick you up from your centrally located accommodation in Tbilisi and start driving to Mtskheta the ancient capital of Georgia. You’ll visit two UNESCO World Heritage sites located in this small town. First stop is Jvari Monastery dating back to 6th century AD. Standing on the top of the hill it overlooks the town of Mtskheta and the confluence of two rivers Aragvi and Mtkvari. After visiting the monastery drive down and reach Svetitskhoveli Cathedral which is one of the most sacred places in whole Georgia and is said to have Christ’s robe preserved in it.Take a lunch break in one of the local restaurants with tasty Georgian dishes like Khinkali and Khachapuri and then take a nice walk in the town. Visit local wine shop where you can buy some Georg to Legtakhevi area and then Meidan square & Shardeni street neighborhood. Here you can find numerous souvenir shops art galleries and cafes. Take a walk in the old town and shop for some souvenirs and after drive back to your place of stay in Tbilisi. The tour ends with a drop off at your hotel in Tbilisi."
From EUR34.00
 
City Sightseeing Tbilisi Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"Founded in the 5th century and situated at the crossroads of Asia and Europe Tbilisi is home to many churches a synagogue a mosque and a Zoroastrian temple — all within walking distance. On your narrated City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off tour by double-decker bus you can hear about Tbilisi's historical religious and cultural attractions and disembark at any of the 11 stops along the 1.75-hour route to explore the city at your leisure.Perhaps walk along the narrow streets of Old Town Tbilisi
From EUR18.00
 
Tbilisi Traditions with a Basement Bakery Underground Winery Carpet Shop Visit and Delicious Vegetarian Lunch
"You’ll start your Tbilisi tour from the point where the city started. You’ll hear about the history and heritage of this ancient town and the legends that surround it to this day. You’ll cross the Metekhi Bridge — the first bridge in the city to span the Mtkvari — and continue on to the sulphur baths. These natural hot springs come straight from the depths of the Earth and they’re one of the region’s most popular activities. (If you’d like to book a session at the baths your guide can help you to make arrangements for later during your travels).Your walking tour will then take you across Chardin Street to the Tamada statue which honours Georgia’s traditions of toastmasters and wine-making and is a copy of an archaeological relic that dates back to the 8th century BCE. We’ll then visit the Great Synagogue and ancient Sioni Cathedral which holds St. Nino’s cross — an important relic for Georgians. As we continue
From $75.00

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Public Holidays

On my first trip to Georgia in 2014 I was lucky enough to have been in Tbilisi during Georgia's Independence Day on the 26th of May. The day is a public holiday commemorating the independence of...
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Local cats

Although Tbilisi is a city with well over 1 million inhabitans, I was quite surprised to see many cats, not only in the old town, but also in busier parts of the city. Among the cats I took photos...
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Local cars

When wandering around the streets of Tbilisi many old Soviet cars can be seen, both still driving on the streets or abandoned parked on private ground. Among the most famous cars from the Soviet era...
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Local currency

Like many other former Soviet Republics, also Georgia is a country of cash, which means that credit cards are not as widely accepted as in Western Europe. The local currency of Georgia is the...
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Imereti Khachapuri

Imereti Khachapuri- simple bread with fatty cheese baked cheese inside.Khachapuri is a filled bread stuffed with melting cheese. It is justifiably considered to be one of Georgia’s most famous...
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Oct 11, 2015

Kharcho

Kharcho - A meat stewThis soup is actually of Georgian origin, which is bordered by the Black Sea to the west, Russia to the north, Turkey and Armenia to the south, and Azerbaijan to the southeast....
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Oct 11, 2015
 
 
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Bardijani

Bardijani - Grilled Eggplant with yoghourt mixed with garlic is the best combination.The one-two punch of garlic and salt melts into the subtle creaminess of eggplant in these addictive little...
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Oct 11, 2015

Churchkhela - the "Georgian Snickers"

A popular sweet snack in Georgia is Churchkhela.Nicknamed the "Georgian Snickers", Churchkhela is a string of nuts covered in a thickened sweet grape juice with a slightly rubbery texture.You will...
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Mar 23, 2013

Salty mineral water

I had read in our guidebook that Borjomi is considered the most popular non-alcoholic beverage in Georgia, and that it is something of an acquired taste.I must admit, the description of it as a "salty...
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Mar 23, 2013

Georgian "lemonade"

During our visit to Tbilisi in February 2013, we soon learnt that the term "lemonade" on a Georgian restaurant menu doesn't have the same meaning as it does in much of the world!Ordering a lemonade...
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Mar 20, 2013

Religious life

During Soviet rule religious life was not encouraged in Georgia, writing this is an euphemism. Way more than where I live, religion is still deeply integrated in every day’s life; you can observe...
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Apr 20, 2012

Streets, balconies. . .

The streets of Tbilisi are well known for the balconies which give them a real special character; you can see balconies almost everywhere (and certainly have seen already on some of my pictures on...
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Apr 20, 2012

Allo! Iossif Vissarionovitch? . . . .

During the Cold War there was a direct telephone link between Washington and Moscow, at least that is what we learned from the press and history books; the phones on both sides were red, as these...
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Apr 20, 2012

Faces of Tbilissi

I must confess that I like to walk in places where I am sure I will have some nice unexpected (but I secretly expect, of course) encounter, meet locals far from the tourists herds; so walking in small...
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Apr 20, 2012

Top Hotels in T'bilisi

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Freedom Square 4, Tbilisi, 0108, Georgia
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10 Chakrukhadze Str, Tbilisi, 380005, Georgia
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45 Kostava Str, Tbilisi, 0179, Georgia
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8 Kuchishvili St, Tbilisi, 0179, Georgia
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11 Chakhrukhadze Street
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13a, Kote Meskhi Street, 0108
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Top Things to Do in T'bilisi

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Old Tbilisi

You can have a great time dressing up in colourful attires . Location : Just off the cable car station near he mother Georgia statue. As you walk out through the walkaway, there are a few stalls...
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Night Walk around the Old City Center

Tbilisi , is now a peaceful city with much lesser security concerns than what it was a dozen years ago. Since the 2003 political upheaval, the Government which took over took special interest in...
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Sulphur Baths

We saw the Sulphur Baths on our way down from Narikela Fortress near the crossing on Kiev Street . Adjoining a very green and well tended park with seating arrangements, benches, flowers and lamps,...
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Sioni Cathedral

The history of Tbilisi's Sioni Cathedral dates back to times between the 6th and 7th century, when the first constructions of the cathedral started. Since then it was several times destoyed and...
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Leaning Clock Tower

Although looking much older, the leaning Clock Tower was only errected in 2010. It was designed by the local puppeteer Rezo Gabriadze, who runs the marionette theatre in the adjacent building. At the...
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Holy Trinity Cathedral

The Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi is also very well known as Sameba Cathedral. It was built between 1995 and 2004 in typucial Georgian cross-dome style after designs of the local architect Archil...
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Top 5 T'bilisi Writers

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kokoryko

"A few quiet days in Tbilisi"
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HORSCHECK

"Tbilisi - At the crossroads of Europe and Asia"
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rjaparidze

"Tbilisi -- City that Gets Better Every Day"
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"Tbilisi, Georgia"
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"where east meets west"
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