Tour to Tbilisi and Mtskheta
Tour to Tbilisi and Mtskheta – to the city iridescent and warm, ancient and modern, where each street is native and familiar. Ruined by raids and set on fire by the barbarians, you rose from the ashes seducing new conquerors to their bitter defeats. You are the “magic land” of Pushkin, the beloved city of Lermontov, the bright impression of Tolstoy, the “homeland” of Gorky, the creative path of Mayakovsky, Yesenin, Pasternak, Chekhov and Paustovsky, the abode of Tchaikovsky, Mandelstam, Aivazovsky, Repin, Rubinstein, Vasnetsov, Vereshchagin, Shalyapin ….
Places to visit:
- Narikala – an ancient symbol of Tbilisi, which was established in the 4th century and was known as Shuris-tsikhe (Invidious Fort). We also call Narikala the Mother Fortress of Tbilisi. On the lower court there is the recently restored St Nicholas church. Narikala offers the guests the best panoramas of Tbilisi.
- Mother of Georgia – most famous woman in Tbilisi Kartlis Deda situated at the important crossroads where Europe meets Asia. Sculpture of a woman in Georgian national dress 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.
- Metekhi Church – was built by the Georgian king St Demetrius II in 1278–1284. The Temple is standing close to the edge of the rocky bank of the Kura. Under the vaults of Metekhi temple the first Georgian martyr – St. Shushanik killed by her fire worshipper husband in the 5 th century AD was buried.
- Anchiskhati Basilica is one of the oldest Georgian Orthodox church’s located in Old Town of Tbilisi. The history of this church dates back to the 6 century. The church was built by the King Dachi of Iberia (circa 522-534) who had made Tbilisi his capital.
- Baratashvili Bridge and Leselidze street – over the Mtkvari River in Tbilisi is decorated with bronze figures and is often referred to as the Bridge of Love, in reference to its name, honoring the Georgian romanticism poet Nikoloz Baratashvili. We will walk in the central street in old town.
- Abanotubani – the ancient district of Tbilisi, known for its sulfuric baths. Abanotubani is the place, where according to legend, King Vakhtang Gorgasali’s falcon fell, leading to the discovery of the hot springs and, subsequently the founding of a new capital.
Departure to Mtskheta
- Svetitskhoveli Cathedral – one of the most ancient and major temple which is unique amazing sample of religious architecture of the medieval Caucasus. It was built in the 11 th century (1010-1029) on the site of the Twelve Apostles Church, the first Christian Georgian church erected in the 4 th century.
- Jvari Monastery – the most ancient cult monument constructed in the beginning of Georgian Christianity in the 6th century (585- 604). The name Jvari means “cross” in Georgian language.
The completion of schedule. Way back to hotel.
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Price on a day tour to Tbilisi and Mtskheta.
1 – 3 pers
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