Discover Georgia
10 things to do in Tbilisi - recommendations from a blogger
27 August, 2018
www.lifeinexcess.com published an article about Georgia. The webpage belongs to a traveller and “a lifestyle blogger” kirsty. She advises other travellers to put Georgia on their must see place list. She thinks Georgia is extremely affordable as is the price for food and wine.
“Excellent wine, food and warm summers” – this is how the blogger begins to describe Georgia. The capital offers travellers a variety of places to visit. The blogger names ten must see places in Tbilisi, Georgia.


1. The
cable car – which connects the old and modern parts of Tbilisi, crossing over the Mtkvari River. Rike Park is situated in the modern part and from the park a cable car will take visitors to the Narikala fortress in the old part of the capital. From the fortress, you can either return on the cable car or walk down.
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Narikala Fortress in Old Tbilisi

2. Narikala Fortress – overlooks the capital and its surrounding areas. The symbol of the Mother of Georgia, a statute of a woman holding a sword for enemies and a bowl of wine for friends, is located at the top of the hill.
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Georgian cuisine: Khachapuri and local wine

3 and 4 The next “must experience” things in Tbilisi, are Georgian wine and cuisine. The blogger knows about “qvevri” earthenware vessels: “the traditional method of using clay pots or qvevri, filled with grapes, left to ferment and then buried in the ground to age, lends the wine a unique flavour and unlike any that I've tasted elsewhere in the world.” Cheese filled bread “Khachapuri” and filled dumplings “Khinkali” are her favorite Georgian meals.
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The restaurant "Barbarestan"

5. A family owned restaurant “Barbarestan” on Marjanishvili Street, Tbilisi. The restaurant offers Georgian dishes cooked in accordance with the recipes in the 1914 cookery book by feminist writer, poet and chef, Barbare Eristavi-Jorjadze.
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The Bridge of Peace

6.Walking between the old and the modern parts of the capital is possible over the Bridge of Peace opened in 2010. One end of the bridge is located in Rike Park. The structure itself is mainly made of glass.
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Sulphur baths in Old Tbilisi

7. Sulphur baths in the old part of Tbilisi – it is a spa area in Tbilisi with private rooms and public areas. The bath houses are roofed in brick. The blogger recommends the Gulo’s Thermal Spa to visitors.
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The Botanical Garden

8. The Botanical Garden which contains 4500 species of plants. You can follow the garden path and enjoy the green space and beautiful scenery.
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Old Tbilisi

9. The old part of Tbilisi is full of beautiful and colourful two/three storey houses with balconies. There are narrow cobbled streets, interesting architecture and a variety of cafes/ restaurants worth visiting.
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Freedom Square

10. Not far from Old Tbilisi, it is recommended that Freedom Square be visited . Located in the middle of the Square is a high column with a golden statue of St. George and the dragon on the top of it. The square is surrounded by beautiful streets, a large shopping mall and hotels.

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