Tbilisi Old Town Walking Tour (Private-Half day)

4 hr

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi, Tbilisi Georgia

Guests can enjoy old town of Tbilisi. Guest will walk in the old town in order to see heart of Tbilisi.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Metekhi Cathedral, Metekhi St, Tbilisi Georgia

Metekhi Church of Assumption was built by the Georgian king St Demetrius II (1278–1284). It was later damaged and restored several times. Under the Russian rule...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi, Tbilisi Georgia

Guests can enjoy old town of Tbilisi. Guest will walk in the old town in order to see heart of Tbilisi.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Metekhi Cathedral, Metekhi St, Tbilisi Georgia

Metekhi Church of Assumption was built by the Georgian king St Demetrius II (1278–1284). It was later damaged and restored several times. Under the Russian rule (established in 1801), the church lost its religious purpose and was used as a soldier base. The citadel was demolished in 1819 and replaced by a jail down to the Soviet era (closed in 1938). The statue of King Vakhtang Gorgasali by the sculptor Elguja Amashukeli was erected in 1961

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Aerial Tramway in Tbilisi, Rike Park, Tbilisi Georgia

Guests can enjoy breathtaking views of old Tbilisi

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Kartlis Deda, On the top of Sololaki hill, Tbilisi Georgia

Guests will take cable car to Mother of Kartli monument that was erected in 1958, the year Tbilisi celebrated its 1500th anniversary. Sculptor Elguja Amashukeli designed the 20 meter aluminum figure of a woman in a national dress. She symbolizes the Georgian national character: in her left hand she holds a bowl of wine to greet friends, and in her right hand is a sword for enemies. Guests will enjoy panoramic views of Tbilisi.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Narikala Fortress, Tbilisi Georgia

Narikala Fortress was established in the 4th century as a Sasanian citadel called Shuris-tsikhe (Invidious Fort). It was considerably expanded by King David the Builder (1089–1125). The Mongols renamed it Narin Qala ("Little Fortress"). Most of extant fortifications date from the 16th-17th centuries. In 1827, the fortress was damaged by an earthquake. Guests can enjoy old fortress and great views of Tbilisi.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Orbeliani Baths, Abano st. lane, blind alleys 31, Tbilisi 0105 Georgia

Thermal springs that come from the ground contain sulphur (40°-50°C). Sulphur baths treat skin problem, dry scalp, arthritic joints, digestion problems and insomnia.

Stop At: Jvaris Mama, 8 Jerusalem Str., Tbilisi Georgia

King Vakhtang Gorgasali built a saint cross church in 5th century called Golgotha. According to legend St Nino had lived here. Present building is dated by 16th century but was destroyed several times. Restored in 1990th, it is example of done church “Chapelhall”. Until 1921, Father of Cross church belonged to Jerusalim patriarchy. It funded Jerusalim cross church during centuries for that reason it is cold “Father of Cross”.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sioni Cathedral Church, Tbilisi Georgia

Sioni Cathedral bears the name of Mount Zion at Jerusalem. It was initially built in the 6th-7th centuries but was destroyed by foreign invaders and reconstructed several times. The current church is based on a 13th-century version with some changes from the 17th to 19th centuries. The cathedral was completely rebuilt by King David the Builder in 1112. The basic elements of the existing structure date from this period. It was heavily damaged in 1226, when its dome was ruined on the order of Jalal ad Din. The Sioni Cathedral was the main Georgian Orthodox Cathedral and the seat of Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia until the Holy Trinity Cathedral was consecrated in 2004.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Rezo Gabriadze Marionette Theater, Shavteli St., 26, Tbilisi 0105 Georgia

Rezo Gabriadze born in 1936 is a theatre and film director, writer, painter and sculptor. Found theatre in 1981. Clock tower was added in 2011. On the hour, a window opens and a mannequin of an angel strikes the bell. Below the clock, a screen opens and shows the circle of life: boy meets girl, marriage, childbirth and funeral.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Anchiskhati Basilica, Loane Shavteli, Tbilisi Georgia

Anchiskhati Basilica of St Mary is the oldest surviving church in Tbilisi (6th cent.) built by the King Dachi. Originally dedicated to the Virgin Mary, it was renamed Anchiskhati (icon of Ancha) in 1675 when the treasured icon created by the 12th century goldsmith Beka Opizari at the Ancha monastery in Klarjeti was moved to Tbilisi so preserve it from an Ottoman invasion (now at the Art Museum of Georgia). The basilica was damaged and rebuilt several times. The brick belfry was built in 1675. Dome was added 1870s. During the Soviet times the building was used as an art studio. In 1950th restoration started. Anchiskhati Choir is the world's leading exponent of Georgian polyphonic music. Anchiskhati Basilica is a three-span basilica. Originally constructed of yellow stones, brick was used for restoration. Aside from altarpiece painted in 17th century, all paintings date from 19th century.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Bridge of Peace, Tbilisi Georgia

Bridge of Peace was opened in 2010 (150m) and has a marine animal design. Designed by Italian architect Michele De Lucchi, who also designed Presidential Palace and Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Europe Square, Tbilisi Georgia

At the end of the tour, guests can do a boat tour on the river Mtkvari (additional charge).

Duration: 10 minutes

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Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Private transportation
  • WiFi on board
  • Entry/Admission - Aerial Tramway in Tbilisi
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - Europe Square
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Shota Rustaveli Tbilisi International Airport, Tbilisi Georgia


Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Ladies need to wear head scarves and dresses in Georgian orthodox churches. Short trousers for men are also forbidden. Scarves and dresses can also be found near church entrances for men and women to enter churches.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.