DAY 2. Tbilisi tour / overnight in Tbilisi
You will go on a tour of Tbilisi, a walk through the old town, you can visit Metekhi Church (12 – 13th centuries); district sulfur baths, Sioni Cathedral (7th – 19 th centuries) Narikala Fortress (4th c); Anchishati basilica and bell tower (6th – 18th centuries); Holy Trinity Cathedral – 2004 and visit the house of bread and taste Georgian wine. You will visit the treasury of national museum of Georgia, where you can see the exhibition – “Archaeological Treasure”. The exhibition presents three periods development in the history of Georgian gold work, from the 3rd century BCE to the 4th century CE and exhibition “Georgian Archaeology from 8th millennium BC till 4th century AD”.
You will visit the treasury at the Georgian Museum of Fine Arts. Gold and silver temple rings dating from the 3rd century BCE were found in Sachkhere barrows, and artifacts from Antic-Hellenistic burial mounds were found in the regions of Kazbegi, Akhalgori, Sachkhere, Sairkhe, Uplistsikhe, Modinakhe, Rgani, Chkhari, and Sargveshi. The proliferation of these objects demonstrates proof of early Georgian mastery in metalwork, as well as its close cultural ties with the rest of the ancient world. Overnight in Tbilisi.