Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #3 in Tbilisi, Georgia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 22 sights
Distance 5.9 km
Ascend 175 m
Descend 149 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: 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)

542 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 2: 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)

263 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: 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)

59 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: 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)

52 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 5: 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)

147 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: 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 7: 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)

318 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 8: 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 9: 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 10: 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 11: 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 12: 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)

455 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 13: Alexander Griboedov State Theatre

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The Tbilisi State Academic Russian Drama Theater named after A. S. Griboyedov is a drama theater in Georgia, located in Tbilisi on Rustaveli Avenue, 2/4. Since 2017, the theater building has been integrated into the Tbilisi Gallery shopping center.

Wikipedia: Тбилисский русский драматический театр имени А. С. Грибоедова (RU), Website

497 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 14: 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 15: 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)

547 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 16: Surb Nshan

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The Church of the Holy Seal is an 18th-century Armenian church in Old Tbilisi, Georgia. It was built between 1703 and 1711, and reconstructed in 1780.

Wikipedia: Surb Nshan Church, Tbilisi (EN)

375 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 17: 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)

111 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 18: Anchiskhati Basilica of Saint Mary

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The Anchiskhati Basilica of St Mary is the oldest surviving church in Tbilisi, Georgia. It belongs to the Georgian Orthodox Church and dates from the sixth century.

Wikipedia: Anchiskhati Basilica (EN)

58 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 19: Rezo Gabriadze Marionette Theater

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The Tbilisi State Marionette Theater named after Rezo Gabriadze is a cultural institution in Tbilisi. It is located in the historical district of the Old Town, on Shavteli Street, 13. A landmark of the city.

Wikipedia: Тбилисский государственный театр марионеток имени Резо Габриадзе (RU), Website

310 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 20: Vank Armenian Cathedral Belltower

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Vank Armenian Cathedral Belltower

The Church of the Holy Mother of God of the Mens Monastery, also known as Pashavank was an Armenian Apostolic church in the city of Tbilisi located on the right bank of the Kura River. It was destroyed by the Bolsheviks in 1938.

Wikipedia: Vank Monastery, Tbilisi (EN)

619 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 21: Saint Karapet Church

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Saint Karapet Church

Saint Karapet Church is an Armenian church now functioning as Georgian Orthodox church in Old Tbilisi, Georgia. It is located between the Chugureti and Avlabari districts.

Wikipedia: Saint Karapet Church, Tbilisi (EN)

706 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 22: Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi

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Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi Original work: As in article Depiction: 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)


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