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Things to Do In Tbilisi

  • Make a stopover at Georgian Museum of History and Soviet Occupation Museum (located in the same building), and learn all about Georgia’s rich and diverse history.
  • Pay a visit to Tbilisi Open Air Museum of Ethnography, home to thousands of art and craft pieces from various regions of Georgia.
  • Take the new cable car up to the 17th-century Narikala citadel for a bird’s-eye view of the city and a close-up of the iconic 20 meter-tall-statue of Mother Georgia (Kartvlis Deda). Built in 1958, the statue has become a symbol of Tbilisi.
  • Relish some traditional Georgian specialties like Khachapuri (a circular bread filled with cheese) and a Khinkhali (a dumpling filled with either meat, potatoes or mushrooms), at a local restaurant.
  • Spend a day in Old Tbilisi district – an area well-known for its sulfur bathhouses fed by natural hot springs. It is also home to some trendy restaurants, open air café-bars, trendy night clubs and art galleries.
  • Pay a visit to Tiflis Avenue, an art center that holds art exhibitions, public events, art education seminars, and promotes Georgia’s flourishing art scene.
  • Turtle Lake (Kus Tba), given its name because of the abundance of turtles living there, is a short drive from Tbilisi and serves as a popular weekend getaway for families.
  • The Botanical garden of Tbilisi has a scenic waterfall apart from being home to many plants species.
  • Abanotubani, the Bath District, is Tbilisi’s oldest neighborhood. Venture into one of the many bath houses located here, and take a relaxing sulphur bath.
  • Make a stopover at Georgian Museum of History and Soviet Occupation Museum (located in the same building), and learn all about Georgia’s rich and diverse history.
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