“Inside the precious circle” – this is how the legendary chief architect of Tbilisi called the old part of the city, which was inside the fortress wall. These are small winding streets with cozy low houses, hanging openwork balconies and warm energy. It is a pleasure to walk along these streets. Shadows of past centuries still move along them, they remember the legends of courage and love, keep the facts of history and today they share centuries-old traditions. We are ready to tell you some of these legends and show you its spiritual corners that have remained in your memory about Tbilisi.
Monument symbolism and square history. Freedom square is a heart of our capital. All important events selebrates here. For example tall gold monument of Freedom turns into a glowing Christmas Tree. Here you find out more about this particular Square history and Tbilisi development out of city walls in 19th century.
We will walk at Baratashvili street listen about unplanned changes that architectural restoration project had in 20th century that were preseded by hot government debates in Soviet Union. Take pictures with nice sculptures that symbolises professions that served city in past and do not exist anymore.
atient pagan traditions transformed in theater's history.
We are continuing our walk at old city streets and get to Marionette Theater. This theater has performances just for adult audience.
This location highly attracts capital guests and locals by fairytale tower with charming painted ceramics.
Two times a day on its balcony you could see 2 minutes music puppet show "Cycle of Life" The small square is notable and special to stop and take pictures for your memories.
and its unique icon history. The oldest church in Tbilisi. Despite the complicated history of our capital, where countless invaders, bloody wars, political restrictions took place, service in this church have not been stopped for 15 centuries.
architecture aspects and citizens doubtes regarding the project.There were too many comments about this bridge while the construction period. Tbilisi society were divided in half. One of them were happy to see modern glass sightseeing in the old city center, the second half doubted its suitability in relation to the style of old city architecture.
It is a good view point to make pictures of old Tbilisi streets on two embankment at the same moment.
the oldest parts of Old city, those streets history and balcony ensembles. This fortress overlooking Tbilisi. Meantime it consists of two walled sections on a mountain range between botanical garden and the oldest part of the city called Kala.
This is an arabian style of fortress that was built here long before Tbilisi became the capital.