29 Sights in Tbilisi, Georgia (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Tbilisi, Georgia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 29 sights are available in Tbilisi, Georgia.

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1. Holy Trinity Church

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Holy Trinity Church Paata Vardanashvili from Tbilisi, Georgia / CC BY 2.0

Tbilisi Holy Trinity Church – Georgian Orthodox Church of the XVIII-XIX centuries in Tbilisi, in the old part of the city (Kaloubani). It is located on Erosi Manjgaladze Street (No6), behind the building of the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia. The name "Old Trinity Church" spread after the construction of the Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi.

Wikipedia: თბილისის ძველი სამების ეკლესია (KA)

2. Metekhi Church

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The Virgin Mary Assumption Church of Metekhi, known simply as Metekhi, is a Georgian Orthodox Christian church located on the left bank of the river Kura. It sits on the Metekhi Cliff opposite the old town of Tbilisi. Much of the existing structure dates back to the Middle Ages and was built between 1278 and 1289 AD under the reign of King Demetrius II of Georgia, although oral tradition traces Metekhi's origins further to the 5th century.

Wikipedia: Metekhi Church (EN)

3. King Pharnavaz

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Pharnavaz I was a king of Kartli, an ancient Georgian kingdom known as Iberia in classical antiquity. The Georgian Chronicles credits him with being the first monarch founding the kingship of Kartli and the Pharnavazid dynasty, while other independent chronicles, such as The Conversion of Kartli make him the second Georgian monarch. Based on the medieval evidence, most scholars locate Pharnavaz's rule in the 3rd century BC: 302–237 BC according to Prince Vakhushti of Kartli, 299–234 BC according to Cyril Toumanoff and 284–219 BC according to Pavle Ingoroqva. Pharnavaz's rise, advent and imperial expansion of the Iberian monarchy was directly tied to the victory of Alexander the Great over the Achaemenid Empire. Pharnavaz ruled under the suzerainty of the Seleucid Empire.

Wikipedia: Pharnavaz I of Iberia (EN)

4. State Silk Museum

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LEPL Silk State Museum – Tbilisi Silk Museum. The museum is one of the oldest among Georgian museums – founded in 1887 and was part of the Caucasus Abbey Station. The current building of the Silk Museum was laid the foundation on October 9, 1889, and was built by Alexander Shimkevich in 1892. The building currently has the status of an immovable monument of culture of national importance. The museum has a diverse collection of obstetrics related to abretions, which include exhibits from both locally produced and 61 countries around the world. About 3,000 people visit the museum each year.

Wikipedia: აბრეშუმის სახელმწიფო მუზეუმი (KA), Website

5. Freedom Monument

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Freedom Monument Haakon S. Krohn / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Freedom Monument, commonly known as the St. George Statue, is a memorial located in Tbilisi, Georgia, dedicated to the freedom and independence of the Georgian nation. Unveiled in 2006 in Tbilisi's central square, the monument of granite and gold is 35 metres (115 ft) high and is easily spotted from any point of the city. The actual statue — 5.6 metres (18 ft) tall, made of bronze and covered with gold — is a gift to the city from its creator, Georgian sculptor Zurab Tsereteli.

Wikipedia: Freedom Monument (Tbilisi) (EN)

6. Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi

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Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi Original work: As in articleDepiction: ModriDirkac / Fair use

The Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi, commonly known as Sameba, is the main cathedral of the Georgian Orthodox Church located in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. Constructed between 1995 and 2004, it is the third-tallest Eastern Orthodox cathedral in the world and one of the largest religious buildings in the world by total area. Sameba is a synthesis of traditional styles dominating the Georgian church architecture at various stages in history and has some Byzantine undertones.

Wikipedia: Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi (EN)

7. Betania Monastery of the Nativity of the Mother of God

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Betania Monastery of the Nativity of the Mother of God daduNI - Nino Narozauli / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Betania Monastery of the Nativity of the Mother of God commonly known as Betania or Bethania is a medieval Georgian Orthodox monastery in eastern Georgia, 16 km (9.9 mi) southwest of Tbilisi, the nation's capital. It is a remarkable piece of architecture of the Georgian Golden Age of the Kingdom of Georgia, at the turn of the 11th and 12th centuries, and is notable for its wall paintings which include a group portrait of the contemporary Georgian monarchs.

Wikipedia: Betania Monastery (EN)

8. Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is a monument and memorial in Vake Park in central Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. It commemorates the hundreds of thousands of Georgian soldiers who served and died in the Red Army during the Second World War. The monument was opened officially by Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev and First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Georgian SSR Eduard Shevardnadze, as part of the diamond jubilee of the republic.

Wikipedia: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Tbilisi (EN)

9. Mama Daviti church

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Mama Daviti church Zviad Avaliani / Attribution

The Mtatsminda Pantheon of Writers and Public Figures is a necropolis in Tbilisi, Georgia, where some of the most prominent writers, artists, scholars, and national heroes of Georgia are buried. It is located in the churchyard around St David’s Church "Mamadaviti" on the slope of Mount Mtatsminda and was officially established in 1929. Atop the mountain is Mtatsminda Park, an amusement park owned by the municipality of Tbilisi.

Wikipedia: Mtatsminda Pantheon (EN)

10. Museum of the Soviet Occupation

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The Museum of the Soviet Occupation is a history museum in Tbilisi, Georgia, documenting the seven decades of the Soviet rule in Georgia (1921–1991) and dedicated to the history of the anti-occupational, national-liberation movement of Georgia, to the victims of the Soviet political repressions throughout this period. It was established on May 26, 2006. The museum is a part of the Georgian National Museum (GNM).

Wikipedia: Museum of Soviet Occupation (Tbilisi) (EN), Website

11. Georgian National Museum

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The Georgian National Museum unifies several leading museums in Georgia. The museum was established within the framework of structural, institutional, and legal reforms aimed at modernizing the management of the institutions united within this network, and at coordinating research and educational activities. Since its formation on December 30, 2004, the Museum has been directed by professor David Lordkipanidze.

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12. Park of 9th April

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Country Garden on April 9th, I. The upper part of Alexander Garden, Comte Garden, and the garden in the central part of the garden; The first public leisure park in the city. On the two levels of the prairie, follow the northeast direction of Otas Street to the prairie on the right bank. At present, the park is divided into two parts, R. George Leonises is printed on the bottom of Thabakshville Street

Wikipedia: 9 აპრილის ბაღი (KA)

13. Sioni Cathedral

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The Sioni Cathedral of the Dormition is a Georgian Orthodox cathedral in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. Following a medieval Georgian tradition of naming churches after particular places in the Holy Land, the Sioni Cathedral bears the name of Mount Zion at Jerusalem. It is commonly known as the "Tbilisi Sioni" to distinguish it from several other churches across Georgia bearing the name Sioni.

Wikipedia: Tbilisi Sioni Cathedral (EN)

14. 300 Aragveli Memorial

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The Three Hundred Aragvians is the name by which the Georgian historiography refers to a detachment of the highlanders from the Aragvi valley who fought the last stand at the battle of Krtsanisi, defending Tbilisi against the invading Qajar army in 1795. The Georgian Orthodox Church had the 300 Aragvians and those who fought and died in the battle canonized as martyrs in 2008.

Wikipedia: Three Hundred Aragvians (EN)

15. Armenian Cathedral of Saint George

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Saint George's Church is a 13th-century Armenian church in the old city of Tbilisi, Georgia's capital. It is one of the two functioning Armenian churches in Tbilisi and is the cathedral of the Georgian Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church. It is located in the south-western corner of Vakhtang Gorgasali Square (Meidani) and is overlooked by the ruins of Narikala fortress.

Wikipedia: Saint George's Church, Tbilisi (EN)

16. Galaktion Tabidze Bridge

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Caracas Bridge is located in Tbilisi, near the river. Built in 1952. The bridge has replaced Cape Verde before here. There are three on the bridge, which are composed of basalt in Algas and Bernie Stave. From 1952 to 1990, it was renamed Erbiksic Bridge, and from 1990 to 1999, Cape Verde Bridge. In 1999, he was given the name of the poet Galachton Tabbetts.

Wikipedia: გალაკტიონის ხიდი (KA)

17. Shalva Amiranashvili Museum of Fine Arts

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The Art Museum of Georgia (AMG), alternatively known as Shalva Amiranashvili Museum of Fine Arts, is one of the leading museums in the country of Georgia. Falling under the umbrella of the Georgian National Museum, AMG is located near Freedom Square, Tbilisi and possesses around 140,000 items of Georgian, Oriental, Russian, and other European art.

Wikipedia: Art Museum of Georgia (EN)

18. National Gallery of Georgia

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The Tbilisi Art Gallery, or the National Gallery is an art gallery located on Rustaveli Avenue in Tbilisi. Historically, it is known to Tbilisians as the Blue Gallery, taking its name from the various shades of the blue-green paint previously adorning the facade, although the building is now painted grey.

Wikipedia: Tbilisi Art Gallery (EN)

19. National Botanical Garden

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The National Botanical Garden of Georgia, formerly the Tbilisi Botanical Garden, is located in Tbilisi, capital of Georgia, and lies in the Tsavkisis-Tskali Gorge on the southern foothills of the Sololaki Range. It occupies an area of 161 hectares and possesses a collection of over 4,500 taxonomic groups.

Wikipedia: National Botanical Garden of Georgia (EN)

20. Georgian National Academy of Sciences

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Georgian National Academy of Sciences Monika from Sochaczew near Warsaw, Poland / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Georgian National Academy of Sciences (GNAS) is a main learned society of the Georgia. It was named Georgian SSR Academy of Sciences until November 1990. The Academy coordinates scientific research in Georgia and develops relationship with the academies and scientific centers of foreign countries.

Wikipedia: Georgian National Academy of Sciences (EN)

21. Shota Rustaveli

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The statue of Shata Rustavli is a classic sculpture of Georgian literati, and it is also a statue of Tata Rustavli that was burned at the beginning of the street. Its name is in Tbilisi city, commemorating social and political figures. The author of Abidjan is sculpture master Konstantin Melabavier.

Wikipedia: Şota Rustaveli heykəli (Tbilisi) (AZ)

22. Catholic Cathedral of the Assumption of the Holy Virgin Mary

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The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin or the Catholic Church of the Ascension of the Virgin Mary It is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Tbilisi, the Georgian capital. It is the seat of the Latin Apostolic Administration of the Caucasus which it was created in 1993 with the decree Quo aptius.

Wikipedia: Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin, Tbilisi (EN)

23. Sayat Nova

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The Sayat-Nove monument in Tbilisi, was erected in the historical district of the Old City, on Vakhtang Square Gorgasali. It is a composition stylized branches of a grenade tree and a rampuri. The authors of the monument are the sculptors of GIA Japaridze and Kakha Coridze.

Wikipedia: Памятник Саят-Нове (Тбилиси) (RU)

24. Blue Monastery

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Blue Monastery Aleksey Muhranoff / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Lurji Monastery, that is the "Blue Monastery", is a 12th-century Georgian Orthodox church built in the name of Saint Andrew in the Vere neighborhood of Tbilisi, Georgia. The popular historical name lurji ("blue") is derived from its roof, adorned with glazed blue tile.

Wikipedia: Lurji Monastery (EN)

25. Georgian State Museum of Theatre, Music, Cinema and Choreography

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Art Palace of Georgia - Museum of Cultural History also referred to as Art Palace, is located in Tbilisi, Georgia. It is located on Kargareteli Street #6, and was the former Graph Oldenburg's Palace. The museum's exhibition halls are open from Tuesday till Sunday

Wikipedia: Art Palace of Georgia - Museum of Cultural History (EN)

26. სულხან-საბა ორბელიანი

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Prince Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani was a Georgian writer and diplomat. Orbeliani is noted in part due to his important role as an emissary of Georgia to France and the Vatican, where he vainly sought assistance on behalf of his beleaguered King Vakhtang VI.

Wikipedia: Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani (EN)

27. Giorgi Leonidze State Museum of Literature

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Giorgi Leonidze State Museum of Literature, Georgia was founded in 1930 upon the initiative of David Arsenishvili, a legendary museum-founder, who also was the creator of Tbilisi Theater Museum, and later the famous Andrej Rublow museum in Moscow.

Wikipedia: Giorgi Leonidze State Museum of Literature (EN)

28. President Heydar Aliyev Park

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Square named after Heydar Aliyev is a square in the city of Tbilisi. It was opened on June 14, 2004. The square is located in one of the historical districts of Tbilisi – in Abanotubani. In some sources it is referred to as a park.

Wikipedia: Сквер имени Гейдара Алиева (Тбилиси) (RU)

29. Marjanishvili State Academic Drama Theatre

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Kote Marjanishvili State Academic Drama Theatre is a state theatre in Tbilisi, Georgia. It is one of the oldest and most significant theatres in the country, coming second perhaps only to the national Rustaveli Theatre.

Wikipedia: Marjanishvili Theatre (EN)

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