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Tbilisi city evening walking Tour with local guide

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    Stop At: Metekhi Cathedral, Metekhi St, Tbilisi Georgia

    Virgin Mary Metekhi church is located on the left bank of the river Mtkvari, on the cliff plateau , the first church on this place was probably built by Vakhtang Gorgasali symbolically resembling the church built on virgin Mary’s tomb in Gethsemane garden in Jerusalem. According to the legend the former catholicos Kirion transferred the body of the saint Shushanik to this church in 7th century.


    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Monument of King Vakhtang Gorgasali, Tbilisi Georgia

    Vakhtang I Gorgasali, of the Chosroid dynasty, was a king of Iberia, natively known as Kartli in the second half of the 5th and first quarter of the 6th century.

    He led his people, in an ill-fated alliance with the Byzantine Empire, into a lengthy struggle against Sasanian Iranian hegemony, which ended in Vakhtang's defeat and weakening of the kingdom of Iberia. Tradition also ascribes him reorganization of the Georgian Orthodox Church and foundation of Tbilisi, Georgia's modern capital.Dating Vakhtang's reign is problematic. Ivane Javakhishvili assigns to Vakhtang's rule the dates c. 449–502 while Cyril Toumanoff suggests the dates c. 447–522.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Shardeni Street, Tbilisi Georgia

    Shardeni Street is one of the most popular and beautiful streets in Tbilisi. This pedestrian street is so well known that any guest that travels to Georgia never leaves this country without visiting Shardeni Street.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Anchiskhati Basilica, Loane Shavteli, Tbilisi Georgia

    In the historical district, in upper Kala, on Shavteli street the Anchiskhati basilica is located, the church dates back to the 6th century, and according to the historical sources it was constructed by Dachi Ujarmeli ( from Ujarma) and it was bearing the name of the Virgin Mary’s birth. The name Anchiskhati was given to it a little bit later, when Peter Meskhi moved the image of Christ not made by hand from the Anchi church to this one in 1675, Peter was granted the position of a pastor by the Catholicon Domenti. From this day on the Meskhishvilis were pastors of the church. The son of Peter- Alex is the founder of the calligraphers’ dynasty called the Aleximaskhishvilis.


    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Rezo Gabriadze Marionette Theater, Shavteli St., 26, Tbilisi 0105 Georgia

    In 2010 Rezo Gabriadze built a unique clock tower next to marionette theatre in Tbilisi old town. Every hour an angel comes out with a small hammer to ring the bell.

    There is a small puppet theatre inside the tower and twice a day at noon and at 7pm you can see a show – “The Circle of Life”.

    Rezo decorated the tower with hundreds of tiles which he designed himself and the it instantly became a major architectural attraction of Tbilisi. People often call it the Tower with clock or The Tower with angel.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Sioni Cathedral Church, Tbilisi Georgia

    Virgin Mary church Sioni is located on the street having the same name, in one of the oldest districts of Tbilisi, in upper Kala. According to the legend the first church on the very place was constructed by the King Vakhtang Gorgasali in the 5th century,


    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: The Bridge of Peace, Tbilisi Georgia

    Relatively newly constructed the Bridge of Peace is definitely the attraction one wouldn’t want to miss in Tbilisi. It is a pedestrian glass and steel bridge in a bow-shaped design that sits over the Mtkvari (Kura) river in Georgian capital. It was officially opened in May 2010. The bridge was brought to Georgia from Italy in 200 unassembled components. The bridge is 156 meters long and has more than 10 000 LED bulbs built-in, that are switched on daily 90 minutes before the sunset.


    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Rike Park, Tbilisi, Georgia

    Rike park is considered to be the youngest recreational area in Tbilisi. It is situated on the left bank of the river Kura (Mtkvari) and already has become a popular place for both local and international visitors, especially families, and in summer. The Rike park is quite easy to find, as its main entrance is right from the beautiful pedestrian ‘Bridge of Peace’. The park is a host to a numerous entertainment facilities like singing and dancing fountains, artificial climbing wall, children’s maze, mega-chess board, as well as footpaths and quiet corners. The start point of a newly opened cable car that takes visitors up to Narikala fortress is located in the Rike park, as well as a number of fancy bars and restaurants.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Kartlis Deda, On the top of Sololaki hill, Tbilisi Georgia

    Kartvlis Deda (Mother of a Georgian) erroneously known as Kartlis Deda is a monument in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi, which has become a symbol of the city. The statue was erected on the top of Sololaki hill in 1958, the year Tbilisi celebrated its 1500th anniversary. Prominent Georgian sculptor Elguja Amashukeli designed the twenty-meter aluminium figure of a woman in Georgian national dress. She symbolizes the Georgian national character: in her left hand she holds a bowl of wine to greet those who come as friends, and in her right hand is a sword for those who come as enemies.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Abanotubani, Abano St, Tbilisi Georgia

    The “Abanotubani” is the name given to the district in the Old Town of Tbilisi where there is a whole street (Abanos kucha) of public bathhouses that use the sulphurous waters of the many hot springs in this area.


    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Dzveli Tbilisi Sulphur Waterfall, Botanikuri st 1, Tbilisi 0105 Georgia

    Leghvtakhevi - ‘fig gorge’, in Georgian - is located behind Tbilisi’s renowned Sulphur Baths. Formerly accessible only from within the Botanic Garden, this beautiful waterfall and watering hole for locals is now reachable through a series of paths and bridges behind the baths. A popular location to relax and stroll about especially at night or during hot weekend days.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Narikala Fortress, Tbilisi Georgia

    Narikala fortress is the most known landmark of Tbilisi. No one leaves Tbilisi without walking around this amazing fortress. You can feel the history of Tbilisi, even though the walls are not in a great shape. During the day Narikala fortress draws your attention from all sides of Tbilisi. It overlooks Mtkvari River, which makes Narikala more incredible. Narikala is one of the most visited places in Tbilisi.


    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi, Tbilisi Georgia

    Tbilisi’s Old Town is one of the oldest parts of the city. The Old Town is part of the Tbilisi Historic District and contains a number of officially designated monuments, churches, cobbled streets and picturesque pastel colored wooden houses with open, carved balconies. The houses are mainly 19th century as much of the city was destroyed by the devastating Persian invasion of 1795. Much of the Old Town has been restored under a scheme introduced by the Tbilisi government in 2009. Called “New Life for Old Tbilisi”, the scheme is restoring and rehabilitating Tbilisi’s historical districts and neighborhoods.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Memorial History of Georgia, Tbilisi Georgia

    The impressive monument dedicated to Georgian history is a perfect example of brutalist Soviet architecture.

    The "Stonehenge of Tbilisi" as locals call it, is located on a hill over viewing the Soviet suburbs and the scenic Tbilisi Sea. If you like architecture, non-touristic places and photography, this is a must visit!

    Usually you won´t meet any other visitors there and the huge pillars make a great photo location. The monument is located on a hill and offers an interesting panorama on the suburbs of Tbilisi.

    Duration: 20 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Avlabari, Tbilisi, Georgia
    Departure Time
    6:00 PM
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • One glass red wine
    • Professional guide
    Exclusions
    • Lunch
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Comfortable shoes recommended
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    We had such a great time visiting all the places in Tbilisi, the trip was perfect, everything went smoothly and on time. George was perfect guide and helpful, Highly recommend this to everyone, while you're in Tbilisi. Thank you gamarjoba tours team

    Thank Malik-shihadeh
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Hello! I am Wajih. I did dare to travel alone to Tblisi. I didn't expect I will explore this much. Immense thanks to our tour guide George who was an amazing person and a brilliant guide. He had the knowledge and the breif information about...More

    Thank wajihulhaq
    Baya K, Manager at Gamarjoba Georgia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

    Hello Wajih, Thank you for you review, we appreciate it so much. We do our best to provide maximum satisfaction to our guests. thanks for choosing us!

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Great value! This tour lasted 3-4 hours and it was excellently delivered my George. George was truly an outstanding tour guide! Very knowledgeable about the city, helpful with taking photos and an all round sociable person. It included a tour around the old town, a...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Booked evening walking city tour tblisi. Excellent tour guide giorgi good presentation of georgian culture he has witty humour. Had an super walking tour.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank MohsinS41
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Thoroughly enjoyed the meandering walk we took through the quaint, picturesque streets of Tbilisi. In-depth commentary on the rich cultural history interspersed with some sharp wit, George is truly a consummate tour guide!

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    Contact Tiblisi Free Walking Tours. I think they have one or another agency and they can bespoke it to you. Cheers,
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    Response from Hector H | Reviewed this property |
    No worries. You can always bring your hot beverage with you. I went there in later December and the temperature was bearable. Though, make sure to wear warm clothes. Enjoy it
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