10 Top Things To Do In Tbilisi
The Caucasus SME Banking Club Conference 2018 will take a place in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia on May 17-18. If you decided to stay for the weekend following the conference, here are Top 10 list of things what to do in Tbilisi.
Take a stroll through the old town
Old Town Tbilisi has over the recent years gotten a huge “facelift”. These days, there´s local art shops, wine houses, small family run guesthouses.
Take a sulphur bath
The famous Sulphur Bath has been a part of Tbilisi’s history from the city´s beginning. The name Tbilisi comes from the Georgian word for warm «თბილი», that means “warm location”. The sulphur baths are an amazing place to relax for an hour or two.
Visit the Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi
The Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi with its height of 97,5m is the third largest Orthodox cathedral in the world only after the Saint Isaac´s Cathedral in Saint Petersburg and Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow.
Try the local cuisine
If you love wine, you definitely must visit Georgia, one of the oldest wine regions in the world. Also try Khachapuri, the best and most common dish in Georgia.
Visit the Mtatsminda park for the stunning view over the city
Mtatsminda Park, the highest point surrounding Tbilisi, is the popular hangout for the couples in the evening to enjoy the amazing view of the city landscape.
Take the cable car to the Mother Georgia Statue
The Mother Georgia is located on a high hill with a panoramic view while riding over the old town, you can either walk up or you can take the cheap cable car.
Watch the puppet show
The leaning clock tower was created by the famous Georgian puppeteer Rezo Gabriadze. Each hour a window opens at the top and an angel strikes the bell.
Try the local candy
There are two types of homemade candy´s in Georgia, Churchkhela, and Tklapi. You can buy it on main streets.
Check out the local nightlife
Tbilisi is considered by many to be the best clubbing city in Eastern Europe and almost on a level with Berlin in Western Europe. If you are not into clubbing, there are many local bars spread around the city.
Take a day trip out the city
Since Georgia is a relatively small country and Tbilisi it almost located in the central part, it is easy to do a day trip out of the city and still come back by evening.