Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #6 in Tbilisi, Georgia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 21 sights
Distance 7.9 km
Ascend 335 m
Descend 290 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: Museum of Azerbaijani Culture named after Mirza Fatali Akhundzade

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The Museum of Azerbaijani Culture named after Mirza Fatali Akhundov is a cultural institution in Tbilisi.

Wikipedia: Музей азербайджанской культуры имени Мирзы Фатали Ахундова (RU)

1411 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 2: National Botanical Garden

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760 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 3: 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 4: 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)

110 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 5: 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 6: 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)

327 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 7: 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 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)

380 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 9: 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)

181 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 10: 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)

79 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 11: 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)

141 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 12: 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)

98 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 13: President Heydar Aliyev Park

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Heydar Aliyev Square 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)

307 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 14: 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)

231 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 15: The Statue of King Vakhtang Gorgasali

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The Statue of King Vakhtang Gorgasali

The Monument to King Vakhtang I Gorgassali is a monument to the legendary founder of Tbilisi and Georgian King Vakhtang I.

Wikipedia: Denkmal für König Wachtang I. Gorgassali (DE)

291 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 16: Metekhi Church

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The Metekhi church of the Nativity of the Mother of God, 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)

398 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 17: 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 18: 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 19: 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)

891 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 20: Pharnavaz I

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Pharnavaz I was a king (mepe) 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 (EN)

1308 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 21: Avlabari printing house

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Avlabari printing house is an illegal printing house of the Avlabari Caucasus Union Committee founded in Tbilisi in 1903.

Wikipedia: ავლაბრის სტამბა (KA)


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