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Tbilisi - Mtskheta Tour in Georgia


Tbilisi-Mtskheta Tour

Tbilisi - is an ancient capital of Georgia, sunny and beautiful. It was founded in 5th century AD by the Georgian King Vakhtang Gorgasali. Nowadays Tbilisi is the main industrial, cultural and social center of Georgia. During its existence it was invaded and restored more then 40 times. Image of old Tbilisi is like no other city in the world. Tbilisi possess a special atmosphere. Tourists walk in Tbilisi with groups or individually. In the street you can see exhibitions of paintings as well as observe souvenirs made by handymen. There always teaming life: bars, pubs, nightclubs, live music, wine bars, billiard halls, casinos and music till the morning.

 

We offer a list of attractions that you can see during being  on tour in Tbilisi:

 

Old Tbilisi and Sulfur Baths - Foundation of Tbilisi is related to Tbilisi sulphure baths. According to a legend, King Vakhtang Gorgasali discovered these sulphure baths while hunting. So the name Tbilisi derives from Georgian word "Tbili", meaning warm.

 

Narikhala fortress - Is built in the 4th century. It was occupied by Iranians, North Caucasian, Byzantine and  Arab conquerors in various periods of time. Nowadays Church of St. Nikoloz built in 13th century, is located within the castle.

 

Metekhi Church - It was built in 5th century when Vakhtang Gorgasali was the king of Kartli. You can see breathtaking wiev from Old Tbilisi.

 

Trinity Church -is the biggest cathedral not only in Georgia, but also in a whole Caucasus region. The height of cathedral is 100 meters. There are located 12 other churches inside the church. Great ecclesiastical relics are kept there. Among them is a unique manuscript of the Gospel written during 1984-2004.

 

Mtskheta- Due to its historical significance and several cultural monuments, the "Historical Monuments of Mtskheta" became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. As the birthplace and one of the most vibrant centers of Christianity in Georgia, Mtskheta was declared as the "Holy City" by the Georgian Orthodox Church in 2014.

 

Svetitskhoveli- Cathedral - First church was built in 4th century. Afterwards during the centuries it became the largest and the most impressive church of Georgia. Christ's mantle is buried here, which was brought here from Jerusalem. The church is in the UNESCO world heritage sites.

 

Holy Cross Monastery – Jvari Monastery - is a Georgian Orthodox monastery of the 6th century. There are picturesque views of Tbilisi and Mtskheta from monastery territory. Nowadays Jvari monastery is an active church and monks live there.

  • Tbilisi - Mtskheta Tour
    Tbilisi - Mtskheta Tour
  • Tbilisi - Mtskheta Tour
    Tbilisi - Mtskheta Tour
  • Tbilisi - Mtskheta Tour
    Tbilisi - Mtskheta Tour
  • Tbilisi - Mtskheta Tour
    Tbilisi - Mtskheta Tour
  • Tbilisi - Mtskheta Tour
    Tbilisi - Mtskheta Tour
  • Tbilisi - Mtskheta Tour
    Tbilisi - Mtskheta Tour
  • Tbilisi - Mtskheta Tour
    Tbilisi - Mtskheta Tour

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