The capital of Georgia is Tbilisi and the other important cities of the country are Kutaisi, Batumi, Rustavi, Zugdidi, Gori and Poti. Tbilisi, with a population of 1.2 million, is the largest and most populous city in Georgia. The population of Kutaisi is 180 thousand people, Batumi 165 thousand people, Rustavi 127 thousand people, Gori 123 thousand people, Zogdidi 103 thousand people and Puti 48 thousand people.
Tbilisi, with a population of 1.2 million, is the capital of Georgia. The city takes its name from the existence of sulfur hot springs. The Arabs and Iranians call this city Tbilisi (a group of philosophers). In this section, we will introduce the tourist attractions of Tbilisi:
Tbilisi has a variety of entertainment centers that cater to the different tastes of all visitors to this beautiful city. Among the recreational and tourist centers and attractions in Tbilisi are Metatsminda Amusement Park, Rike Park cable car, Peace Bridge or Glass Bridge, water parks (Gino Paradise, Aqua Park or Euro Park), Botanical Garden, Tbilisi Waterfall. , Sulfur baths, 24-hour restaurants, Old Tbilisi sightseeing and relaxation in the traditional cafes of Chardin Street, Turtle Lake, Lisi Lake, Tbilisi Big Lake (Tbilisi Sea), Samba Church and other small and large churches, Museum Noted national and anthropological sites, the ancient Swiss church in Mtskheta, nightclubs as well as international casinos.
This amusement park is the most famous and beautiful park in Georgia. Mtatsminda Amusement Park is located 8 km from the center of Tbilisi, on a hill of the same name at an altitude of 770 meters. Tourists and applicants for the use of this game city can access this place either by private car and public transport through a very beautiful and mountainous road, or by using the cable train from Chonkids Street through the trees. And the beautiful nature of this hill, get to this game city. No entrance fee is required to enter the game area. But if you want to use the equipment and facilities of the amusement park, you have to pay for it through the ticket counters. City can play MetasmindaThis amusement park is the most famous and beautiful park in Georgia. Mtatsminda Amusement Park is located 8 km from the center of Tbilisi, on a hill of the same name at an altitude of 770 meters. Tourists and applicants for the use of this game city can access this place either by private car and public transport through a very beautiful and mountainous road, or by using the cable train from Chonkids Street through the trees. And the beautiful nature of this hill, get to this game city. No entrance fee is required to enter the game area. But if you want to use the equipment and facilities of the amusement park, you have to pay for it through the ticket counters. City can play Metasminda.
The existence of Jurassic Park in this play city with moving models of dinosaurs can be very exciting for children and teenagers. In addition to various games for children in this playground, other amenities such as Georgian souvenir shops are sufficient. There are also shops and restaurants, wedding halls for public use. Another attraction of this park is the existence of a carousel with a height of 80 meters, which is in the fifth rank of the tallest carousel in the world. The duration of a complete cycle of this carousel is 13 minutes.
One of the Tbilisi cable cars located in Rike Park (built in 2012) is located in Europe Square, which takes visitors from Europe Square and the heart of the old tourist area of Tbilisi to Narikala Castle and the Statue of the Mother (Kartlis deda). Moves on Solulaki hill. By riding on this cable car and paying a small fee (5 lari per person) you can take a short route (approximately 2 minutes) by crossing the Metkavari River (Koura) and the old houses of Tbilisi and take photos. Record the memories and beauties of Tbilisi. Rike Park cable car is open from 10 am to 11 pm.
Another eye-catching attraction of Tbilisi is the Peace Bridge or Glass Bridge, which is built with a 150-meter-long metal-glass structure on the Metkvari River (Kovara). The bridge was built in 2010 at the request of the Tbilisi City Council by Italian architect Michel de Lucchi, first in Italy and then transported to Georgia. The installation of more than 10,000 LEDs and the design of stunning lighting by the French make the nights of this bridge memorable. The bridge is in fact a symbol of reconciliation between the old and new textures of Tbilisi, which connect the two regions.
Gino Paradise Water Park, next to the Greater Tbilisi Lake (Tbilisi Sea) with facilities such as various pools and pools, spa and health centers, fitness club and various cafes and restaurants, is the largest water park in Tbilisi. Admission to this water park is free for all ages and visitors can use the facilities of this water park in all seasons. The normal ticket for this water park is 30 lari on weekdays and 40 lari on weekends and the park is open from 10 am to 9 pm.
Tbilisi Aqua Park is located outside the city between Gotsiridze and Didube metro stations. The park has four different swimming pools, a gym, a Jacuzzi, an artificial river, a variety of restaurants and massage services.The normal ticket for this park is 30 GEL on weekdays and 40 GEL on weekends and the working hours of the park are from 9 am to 8 pm.
A very large 97-hectare garden is located on the southern slope of Sololaki Hill, known as the Georgian Botanical Garden. The garden has unique and rare plants and flowers that number over 3500 species of native and non-native plants. The garden's non-native plants and flowers are collected from China, Japan, Turkey, the United States, the Caucasus, the Himalayas, the Mediterranean and Siberia. There is a cooling system in the yard of this garden, which keeps the temperature of this garden at 17 degrees Celsius on all hot summer days. The garden has two entrances, one from the top of Narin Castle and the other behind the two altars. The garden is one of the most important tourist attractions in Georgia, which in addition to unique plants, facilities such as pavilions, benches for sitting, passages and shady alleys, various bridges and a place for walking and cycling. It has. The working hours of the Tbilisi Botanical Garden are from 9 am to 5:30 pm and the entrance fee is about 3 lari per person.
On the southern slope of Sololaki Hill and behind the mosque, you will reach the Tbilisi Falls by descending the spiral metal staircase and crossing the Love Bridge. The Lego River in the Botanical Garden overflows here, creating a waterfall. The combination of waterfalls and high cliffs together makes it one of the best places to relax for a few minutes on a tour of Tbilisi, especially in the summer.
The story of the formation and creation of Tbilisi goes back to the existence and discovery of hot sulfur ponds by Vakhtang I, one of the most powerful Georgian kings. It is said that in the early fifth century, Vakhtang I and his entourage set out to hunt pheasants to cook the royal food of Chakhokh Bili (pheasant broth) in the area, which at the time was considered a grove and hunting ground, when its falcon bird. After the pheasant rises into the air, falcon and the pheasant are soon found in a hot spring, from which pleasant vapors emanate. They are amazed at the abundance of these hot springs, and since Georgia has cold winters, the king then orders construction around the springs so that they can use the heat of these ponds and springs. In fact, the central nucleus of Tbilisi was formed at that time.
The name Tbilisi in Georgian Tbilisi means the owner of hot springs. Today, there are several sulfur baths in the area that tourists and visitors can use for 30 to 100 lari per hour from public to private and VIP facilities and benefit from its healing properties, especially for the treatment of rheumatism. .
Tbilisi is a vibrant, 24-hour city where nightlife, or nightlife, makes sense. Therefore, due to the well-being of tourists and citizens in different parts of Tbilisi, you can go to a restaurant to eat at any time of the day or night and enjoy eating traditional and quality Georgian food..
Another attraction of Tbilisi is the turtle lake. The lake is located in the Wake region, in the heart of the sacred mountain (northern slope) and at an altitude of 687 meters above sea level. There are no turtles living in this lake, and the reason for naming this lake is that it looks like a turtle from above. Around this lake, there is a path for walking, which is very enjoyable in all seasons, especially in summer. Facilities such as restaurants and coffee shops and several markets around the lake are also available for the convenience of visitors. To get to the turtle lake, you can use a private cable car at the entrance of Vake Park, which costs a very low cost of 1 lari, or by car through the forest road to this lake.
The lake is located in northwestern Tbilisi. Lake Lisi has an area of 16 square kilometers and a maximum depth of 4 meters. In summer, the lake is a great place for swimming and other water sports such as boating. There is also a walking path around the lake and it has facilities such as a coffee shop and special areas for children to play.
Tbilisi Grand Lake is located in the west of Tbilisi. The lake is about 9 km long and about 3 km wide. The maximum depth of this lake is 9 meters. Around the lake is a good place for picnics, sunbathing and fishing. In recent years, construction has been underway around the lake and is still ongoing. Including the Georgian Olympic Village, as well as the Chinese town of Hiaoling and a 5-star hotel called Perfrance.
The Cathedral of Samba (Trinity) takes its name from the belief in the trinity of Orthodox. The church was built on the occasion of the 2,000th anniversary of the birth of Christ and the 1,500th anniversary of the recognition of Orthodoxy in Georgia. The church was designed by ArchilMindiashvili. Construction of the church began in 1995 and was completed in 2004 after a three-year hiatus from the project. The height of this church from the floor to the top of the cross is 97 meters and it is the third highest Orthodox church in the world. Samba Church itself consists of 9 small churches, and in addition, 5 smaller churches are located on the lower floors and inside the main building. The grounds of the Samba Church include various sections, including the main building, the bell tower, the monastery, the Academy of Religious Sciences, the residence of the Archbishop, the Theological Academy, and workshops..
The Church of the SubGenius is located in the ancient Georgian capital, Mtskheta, 20 km from the center of Tbilisi. The name of the church is derived from the Georgian words sveti meaning pillar and tskhoueli meaning life. It is the second largest church in Georgia after Samba Church. The church dates back to the Middle Ages. The walls of the church are decorated with medieval paintings. Georgian Christians believe that Jesus 'shirt (after Jesus' crucifixion) was brought to Georgia by his close friend Elias, a Georgian, and is now buried under the church. The main church was built between 1010 and 1029 during the reign of King Mirian III. Over time, the church has been damaged several times by Arabs and Timurids. Georgians, and especially the people, hold religious ceremonies, especially weddings, in this church..
The Georgian National Museum is an extraordinary collection of Georgian culture, traditions and past. It includes the National Gallery, the Ethnographic Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Tbilisi History Museum and the Museum of the Soviet Occupation. In this collection you can see objects from the Bronze Age (3500 years ago) to the early twentieth century. One of the most interesting parts of this collection is the section of handmade and valuable jewelry made of gold and silver belonging to several thousand years ago. Other landmarks in the complex include the remains of early humans, a fossil of the Caves man, and contemporary parts of the life and culture of the Georgian people during the former Soviet era.
The Museum of Fine Arts was founded in 1932 and was previously used as a religious school. The museum houses artifacts from ancient and medieval art to the most sacred objects in Georgia. In fact, the museum displays the medieval history of Georgia. The museum is open from 10 am to 7 pm.
This 50-hectare museum is located in the foothills of Vake Park. The museum has more than 70 buildings, each containing the traditional furniture of the people and tribes of different parts of Georgia. Inspired by Georgia's famous buildings, these buildings were designed and built. The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. for visitors and tourists alike.
The museum is housed in an old caravanserai that has been renovated. The museum houses a collection of 50,000 items such as ceramics, weapons, musical instruments, coins, fabrics and textiles, and a series of bronze-era home appliances. The museum is located near Azadi Square..
This gallery is located in the April 9 Park (Emperor Alexander) in KhosabanRustaveli. By visiting this gallery, you can see paintings by Georgian artists and beautiful and creative sculptures by Georgian artists..
Georgia has long been a producer of silk. The Georgian Silk Museum has two unique features among the world's silk museums, one of which is one of the oldest and the other is that the collections in it are very diverse and extensive. In this museum you can watch the process of silk production from the time of birth of the silkworm among the leaves of mulberry trees to the end and become a thread.The museum was built between 1887 and 1891 by Polish architecture.
As mentioned, Tbilisi is a vibrant, 24-hour city. Tbilisi nights have a different color and surface due to the existence of nightclubs. Tourists can visit a variety of nightclubs on the grounds of Chardin Street and enjoy the drinks and atmosphere of these clubs.
The gambling and betting industry in Georgia is so popular with tourists that large, glamorous casinos are on the rise. Casinos are open 24 hours a day. You should keep in mind that you must have your passport with you to visit these places, and it is only possible for people over the age of 21 to enter them.
The city of Tbilisi has several major and centralized shopping malls, in addition to neighborhood and street shops and markets. These markets include East Point Shopping Mall in southeastern Tbilisi, Galaria Shopping Mall in the city center (Rustaveli Street), Vauxhall Shopping Mall in the city center (Vagzal neighborhood) and Tbilisi Mall Shopping Mall at the northern exit of the city. . Apart from the Vagzal Bazaar, which is mainly a local market and is divided into different guild markets, there are three other shopping malls in the form of multi-storey passages in which almost all brands in Georgia have branches.