Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Tbilisi, Georgia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 30 sights
Distance 6.9 km
Ascend 210 m
Descend 278 m

Experience Tbilisi in Georgia in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in TbilisiIndividual Sights in Tbilisi

Sight 1: National Botanical Garden

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760 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 2: Mother of Kartli

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Mother of Kartli

Kartlis Deda is a monument in Georgia's capital Tbilisi.

Wikipedia: Kartlis Deda (EN)

291 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Betlemi Church

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Betlemi Church

Holy Mother of God Church of Bethlehem is a church in Tbilisi, Georgia. Built as an Armenian church in the 18th century, on the site of an older church, it now operates as a Georgian orthodox church.

Wikipedia: Holy Mother of God Church of Bethlehem, Tbilisi (EN)

120 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: Betlemi Lower Church

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Betlemi Lower ChurchAlix Kroeger from Brussels, Belgium / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Lower Bethlemi Church(Georgian: ქვემო ბეთლემის ეკლესია), also known as the Church of Saint Stepanos of the Holy Virgins or Koosanats Sourb Stepanos Vank) – is a 14th–19th-century church at the foot of Narikala fortress in Old Tbilisi, Georgia. It was rebuilt between 1868 and 1870 and operated as an Armenian church. In 1988 it was given to the Georgian Orthodox and its Armenian identity was "Georgianized" in 1991.

Wikipedia: Lower Bethlehemi Church (EN)

149 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Saint Gevorg of Mughni Church

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Saint Gevorg of Mughni Church

The Saint Gevork of Mughni Church also known as Saint George of Mughni Church is a 13th-century Armenian church in Tbilisi, Georgia that was entirely rebuilt in 1756. It is made of brick and its architectural typology is that of a cross within a rectangular perimeter, with four free-standing supports.

Wikipedia: Saint Gevorg of Mughni Church, Tbilisi (EN)

99 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 6: Lado Gudiashvili Square

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Lado Gudiashvili Square is a historic square in Tbilisi. It is located in the old Tbilisi district, near Freedom Square; At the entrance of Lermontov, B. Akhospireli, Gia Abesiani, Abo Tbileli and other streets. The plan of the square has been preserved since the Middle Ages, and the ensemble of buildings belongs to the second half of the XIX century and the XX century.

Wikipedia: ლადო გუდიაშვილის მოედანი (KA)

154 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 7: Museum of History of Jews of Georgia

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The David Baazov Museum of History of Jews of Georgia is a principal museum of the Jewish history and culture in Tbilisi, Georgia. It was established by the decision of Administration of the "Georgian Committee for assisting the Poor" on November 30, 1932, as a departmental organization within the framework of cultural base of Jewish workers; it was officially founded by the order of People's Commissariat of Education of Georgia on November 23, 1933, under the title 'Jewish Historic-Ethnographic Museum'.

Wikipedia: David Baazov Museum of History of Jews of Georgia (EN)

219 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: 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)

266 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 9: Freedom Monument

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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)

225 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 10: Pushkin Park

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Pushkin Park

Pushkin Square is a square in Tbilisi, near Freedom Square, the boundaries of the square are also Rustaveli Avenue, Pushkin and Lado Gudiashvili streets.

Wikipedia: Пушкинский сквер (Тбилиси) (RU)

47 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 11: Alexander Pushkin

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Alexander Pushkin

The bust of Alexander Pushkin in Tbilisi is a bust of Russian poet Alexander Pushkin, in the city of Tbilisi, near Freedom Square.

Wikipedia: ალექსანდრე პუშკინის ბიუსტი თბილისში (KA)

731 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 12: Church of St. George Kari

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St. George's Church is a Georgian Orthodox Church in Tbilisi, standing northwest of Erekle II Square.

Wikipedia: თბილისის წმინდა გიორგის კარის ეკლესია (KA)

434 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 13: Sioni Cathedral

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Sioni Cathedral This Photo was taken by Supanut Arunoprayote. Feel free to use any of my images, but please mention me as the author and may send me a message. (สามารถใช้ภาพได้อิสระ แต่กรุณาใส่เครดิตผู้ถ่ายและอาจส่งข้อความบอกกล่าวด้วย) Please do not upload an updated image here without consultation with the Author. The author would like to make corrections only at his own source. This ensures that the changes are preserved.Please if you think that any changes should be required, please inform the author.Otherwise you can upload a new image with a new name. Please use one of the templates derivative or extract. / CC BY 4.0

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

Wikipedia: Tbilisi Sioni Cathedral (EN)

52 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 14: Tbilisi History Museum

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Tbilisi Historical-Ethnographic Museum — Ioseb Grishashvili Museum, was founded in 1910 as the "Municipal Museum of the City". In 1924 it was renamed the "Tiflis Agmashcom Museum", and in 1943 it was renamed the Tbilisi State Historical-Ethnographic Museum. I. was renamed in 1965. The museum's foundations contain up to 50,000 exhibits, including many unique and large cultural and historical values.

Wikipedia: თბილისის ისტორიულ-ეთნოგრაფიული მუზეუმი (KA)

59 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 15: Sofiko Chiaureli

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Sofiko Chiaureli Tony Bowden / CC BY-SA 3.0

The monument to Sophie Chiaureli is in Tbilisi, in the historical district of the Old Town.

Wikipedia: Памятник Софико Чиаурели (RU)

93 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 16: Norashen Church

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Norashen Church

Norashen is a non-functioning Armenian Apostolic church in Tbilisi, Georgia. It is located in the old town, near Sioni Cathedral and Jvaris Mama Church.

Wikipedia: Norashen Church (EN)

37 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 17: Jvaris Mama

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The Church of the Father of the Tbilisi Jvari is located in Tbilisi, in the old Tbilisi district, in the historic district of Uban Kvemo Kala.

Wikipedia: თბილისის ჯვარის მამის ეკლესია (KA)

112 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 18: The Great Synagogue

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The Great Synagogue, also known as the Georgian Synagogue, is an Orthodox Jewish congregation and synagogue, located at 45-47 Leselidze Street in Tbilisi, in the republic of Georgia.

Wikipedia: Great Synagogue (Tbilisi) (EN)

387 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 19: Ateshgah

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The Atashgah, also transcribed as 'Ateshgah is an ancient Zoroastrian fire temple in Tbilisi, Georgia. It was built when Georgia was a part of Persian Empire in Sasanian era. It is described as the "northernmost Zoroastrian fire-temple in the world."

Wikipedia: Atashgah of Tbilisi (EN)

177 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 20: Kldisubani Church of Saint George

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Kldisubani Church of Saint George This work is created by George Melashvili. You can redistribute it or modify it under the terms of the terms of Cc-by-sa-3.0 (See below) საქართველო / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Kldisubani St. George Church or Qarapi Saint Gevorg church is an 18th-century church at the foot of the Narikala citadel in Old Tbilisi, Georgia. The church is single-naved and was built in 1753. The Georgian Orthodox Church was built on the site of an ancient Georgian church which was built during the reign of St. King Vakhtang I of Iberia. The church was reconstructed with the help of Armenian merchant Petros Zohrabian and his wife Lolita and the restoration held by them in 1735, what makes the church one of the most important examples of Georgian-Armenian friendship and cooperation.

Wikipedia: Church of Saint George (Kldisubani) (EN)

509 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 21: Ortodox Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker

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Ortodox Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker

St. Nicholas Church of Narikala is a Georgian Orthodox Church in Narikala Fortress in Tbilisi.

Wikipedia: ნარიყალას წმინდა ნიკოლოზის ეკლესია (KA)

265 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 22: Jamma Mosque

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Tbilisi Mosque, Juma Mosque is a mosque in Tbilisi at the foot of Narikala at the end of the present Botanical Street. It is the only surviving Muslim shrine in the city.

Wikipedia: თბილისის მეჩეთი (KA)

210 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 23: The Forty Martyrs of Sebastia Monastery

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The Church of the Forty Martyrs is a religious building in Tbilisi, in the historical district of the Old Town.

Wikipedia: Церковь Сорока Мучеников (Тбилиси) (RU)

141 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 24: 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)

79 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 25: Sayat Nova

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The monument to Sayat-Nova is in Tbilisi, installed in the historical district of the Old City, on Vakhtang Gorgasali Square. It is a composition of stylized branches of a pomegranate tree and a panduri. The authors of the monument are sculptors Gia Japaridze and Kakha Koridze.

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

120 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 26: Metekhi Bridge

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Metekhi Bridge

Metekhi Bridge is a bridge on the Mtkvari River in Tbilisi. It is built in the narrows of the Metekhi cliff, where the river bed is most oppressed on the site of historical bridges, Avlabri and Donkey bridges.

Wikipedia: მეტეხის ხიდი (KA)

542 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 27: Queen Darejan's palace

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Darejan Palace, Sachino, is an architectural monument in Tbilisi. Built in 1776 for the wife of King Erekle II. Partially redesigned in the XIX century.

Wikipedia: დარეჯანის სასახლე (KA)

214 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 28: Church of the Red Gospel

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Church of the Red Gospel

The Church of the Red Gospel or Shamkoretsots Sourb Astvatsatsin Church is a ruined 18th-century Armenian church in the Avlabar district of Old Tbilisi, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Wikipedia: Church of the Red Gospel, Tbilisi (EN)

246 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 29: New Ejmiadzin Armenian Apostolic Church

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The Ejmiatsin Church is an 18th-century Armenian Apostolic church in the Avlabari district of Old Tbilisi, Georgia. The church is adjacent to the Avlabari Square.

Wikipedia: Ejmiatsin Church, Tbilisi (EN)

172 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 30: Church of the Holy Great Martyr Marina

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Avlabari St. Marine's Church – Georgian Orthodox Church, located at 12 Dusheti Street in Tbilisi. The church is located in the depths of the courtyard and is surrounded by residential settlements. It belongs to the oldest churches in Tbilisi.

Wikipedia: ავლაბრის წმინდა მარინეს ეკლესია (KA)


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