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About Old Tbilisi
Old Tbilisi - the historical part of the city of Tbilisi, includes the districts and settlements that until 1936 were called "Tiflis". Old Tbilisi includes the following districts: Abanotubani - Kharpukhi (or Tbilissi, then Seyidabad), Kala, Isani - Avlabari, Sololaki, Mtatsminda, Vere, Ortachala, Chugureti, Didube, Nadzaladevi.
Most of the sights of Tbilisi are gathered in Old Tbilisi and, therefore, it is the main center of tourist attraction. This district is distinguished by Abanotubani - still functioning sulfur baths. As well as churches and museums, Sharden Street, where popular restaurants, open-air cafes, nightclubs, galleries and more are located. Another main charm of old Tbilisi is the architecture - old street vendors, wooden carved houses and balconies.
Old Tbilisi has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site candidate since 2007.
Tbilisi is one of the oldest cities in the world. It existed as the capital of Iberia and is thus reported in ancient Georgian and foreign literature.
The first settlement in Tbilisi originated in the 4th century, and in the middle of the 5th century, King Vakhtang Gorgasali of Kartli began building the city here. His successor, Dachi, declared Tbilisi the capital of the Kingdom of Kartli. Leonti Mroveli considered the city of Tbilisi to be inhabited before the Christian era. According to the "Conversion of Kartli", before King Vakhtang Gorgasali, Tbilisi was a city, and after King Bakur, Tbilisi replaced the city Mtskheta..
Tbilisi consisted of three cities - Tiflis (Tbilisi), Kala and Isni. The Mtkvari River divides the city into two parts.
The city of Kala was confined to a fortress and enclosed by the right bank of the river. The upper square of Kala Fortress included the royal residence, palaces, churches, theological schools, baths, observatory.
There was a Royal Palace Garden on the south slope. The northern slope was occupied by monastic complexes, which are referred to as fortress churches. The waterfalls of the Tsavkisi River flowed on the northern slopes and were suitable for sailing to the Mtkvari River.
It is interesting how the old city planning developed in old Tbilisi. In the 5th century, the city center was considered to be the so-called Kldisubani, the upper part of the fortress (Gorgasali) square before Kvemo Bethlehem, the surrounding area of Mukhrantubani, the King's Square, later, by the 19th century, the city center was moved to Sololaki.
The square is a vital space for the city, in which traffic flows in every direction and spreads. The architectural solution of the square space was of great importance in all developed countries.
Tbilisi has always been distinguished by urban customs, urban jurisdiction, moral, aesthetic and traditional peculiarities.
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East point – Shopping & Entertainment City
Tbilisi Tourist Informational center
Geoland - maps of Georgia
Tbilisi Botanical Garden
Holy Trinity Cathedral
Georgian Museum of Fine Arts
St. Ilia the Righteous Church
Tskhvarichamia Ascension Church
Rustavi Drama Theater
Rustavi Historic Museum
Rustavi Metallurgical Plant
Heydar Aliyev Park in Rustavi
Tbilisi Dendrological Park
Iveria All-Holly Mother of God Icon Temple
Kaloubani St. George Church
Memorial House-Museum of Zakaria Paliashvili
The Memorial Apartment-Museum of Vakhtang Chabukiani
Memorial House-Museum of Merab Kostava
Metekhi Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary
Monument "Georgian Chronicle"
Kartlis Deda (Mother of Kartli)
Forty St. Sebastian Martyrs Church
Tbilisi TV Tower
Armazi Virgin Mary Monastery Complex
Kote Abkhazi (Leselidze) Street
Queen Darejan's Palace (Sachino)
David Aghmashenebeli Avenue
Upper Bethlehem Church of the Nativity of the Savior
Tbilisi International Airport
Rike Cable Car
Turtle Lake Cable Car
Mtatsminda Father David Church
The Palace of State Ceremonies (Avlabari Residence)
Tbilisi Public Service Hall
Tbilisi Sea Club
Hualing Tbilisi Sea Plaza
Day Tip To Mtskheta
Teleti St. George Monastery
Saguramo - Zedazeni
Bevreti - Mukhattskaro
Tbilisi National Park - Martkopi Monastery
Kiketi - Asureti
Kojori - Borbalo
Norio _ Martkopi Monastery
Shavnabada - Krtsanisi
Bicycle Trail To Jvari Monastery
Tbilisi National Park - Mamkoda St. George Church - Norio
Dighomi Forest Park
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Virgin Mary Church Of Norio
Martkopi Archangel Church
Event Hall Karvasla
Tbilisi Mosque (Juma Mosque)
Orbeti Virgin Mary Church
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