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Tbilisi, Georgia

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Tour Description

Tbilisi:
– Visit Old City and walk through its narrow, winding streets and enjoy the diversity and harmony of east and west culture which started to form here, at the cross point of trade caravans, many centuries ago from the very time of ancient Silk Road. Here you find churches, synagogues, mosques, as well as famous 19th century houses with wooden multi-colored balconies, nowadays mostly used for modern cafes, fashionable art galleries, souvenir shops and other attractions.
– Visit famous Spa Bath district. Bath houses with Sulphur water date back to 5th century when the Capital was founded at this territory.
– Drive to Meteckhi church on the other side of the river with amazing views of Narikala Fortress, Statue of Mother of Georgia, etc. See the statue of King David – the founder of the capital, in front of the church.
Mtskheta – UNESCO Heritage site
Due to its historical significance and several cultural monuments, the “Historical Monuments of Mtskheta” became a UNESCO World Heritage Site

– Visit the ancient Jvari church on a hilltop. Visible for miles around, it symbolises the importance of this holy site for all Georgians, overlooking the confluence of two major rivers, the Aragvi and the Mtkvari.
– The impressive Svetitskhoveli Cathedral was built on the site of a former Zoroastrian temple to mark Georgia’s conversion to Christianity in AD 337. It is the largest ancient structure in Georgia and its lofty interior walls carry some fabulous and unusual frescos. This splendid building was used down the centuries for the coronation and burial of Georgia’s monarchs.

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