Travel in Tbilisi city – Tbilisi Georgia

Tbilisi City, Tbilisi Georgia

Tbilisi travel guide

Tbilisi city is a mix flourishing culture, ancient history and amazing architecture. Here the modern pace of life will capture your imagination.

What can be better than to get yourself lost wandering the meandering streets of the Tbilisi city Old Town?

Once you visit Tbilisi city, you can visit Narikala Fortress, Metekhi Church, Mtatsminda Mountain or take the aerial cable car up, don’t miss a chance to take a picture of the stunning city view!

Because of its location on the crossroads between Europe and Asia, and its proximity to lucrative east-west trade routes, throughout history Tbilisi city was a point of contention between various global powers.

This is why here you can find diverse architectural monuments, buildings, houses and narrow streets similar to Eurasian culture and style.

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The interesting facts about Tbilisi:

The name Tbilisi city derives from the Georgian word for warm

The name of the capital Tbilisi city is linked to natural hot springs that were discovered during King Vakhtang’s hunt in the 5th century AD. The word “tbili” in Georgian means warm, while “Tbilisi” would translate as “warm location.”

Wooden houses

Old Tbilisi city traditional houses, with their wooden and wrought iron balconies, are undeniably beautiful and one of the Tbilisi city’s best known historical features. Old Tbilisi’s real soul can be explored in a diversity of wooden balconies. You can often come across houses built in Baroque and Rococo style, but or on the wooden “hanging” balconies.

The houses in Tbilisi city are characterized by deep, elaborately carved, wooden balconies painted white, ochre, pale blue, and cinnamon. Sometimes the balconies are cantilevered from the front of the facade; sometimes they wrap around three sides.

Bassiani

The New East’s reputation as a global hotspot for rave culture is gaining traction — Bassiani in Tbilisi Georgia has been named among the best club in the world, in a guide put together by electronic music elders, Resident Advisor.

Bassiani, the biggest techno club in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi, is located beneath the Dinamo Arena, Georgia’s national football stadium. The concrete maze has an official capacity of 700 people, though it is said that up to 1,200 people can be seen partying until the early hours of the morning in this former Soviet-era swimming pool.

The old Tbilisi area

The old Tbilisi city area is the most beautiful and oldest part of the city. Here you can enjoy an ancient architecture, walk through narrow streets of old Tbilisi city, visit historical places, oldest churches, museums and enjoy the view from Narikala fortress. There are numerous bars and pubs where you can taste Georgian red wine and taste delicious Georgian food.

The Hollywood, hipster hotspot

Why? Something has happened in Georgia’s capital over the last 18 months, earning it the title of the “Lisbon of 2018.” An almost overnight must-see destination, the city increasingly becoming one of the world’s most coveted hubs for fashion, arts and creativity.

Best for: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, techno music, wine.” – Reported by CNN

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