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  • Tbilisi: Private 4-Hour Walking Tour

    1. Tbilisi: Private 4-Hour Walking Tour

    Discover the best of Tbilisi's history, culture, and architecture on this walking tour. After getting picked up from your hotel, enjoy a stroll through the streets of the Old Town towards Metekhi Church and learn all about the history of Tbilisi's formation. In Shardeni Street, discover an open-air carpet market, visit Sioni Church and see the unique clock tower of the Rezo Gabriadze Puppet Theater. You will also discover the fascinating story behind the Anchiskhati Church and get to sample local wine.  Next, ride a panoramic cable car up to the imposing Kartlis Deda monument, from which point you can admire panoramic views of the entire city. Pay a visit to Narikala Fortress before beginning your descent down the mountain. Head to the Sulfur Baths District, stopping to admire impressive views of the Leghvtakhevi Gorge and Vakhtang Gorgasali monument along the way. Finish your walking ...

    Great! We had Magda she's sweet and very informative using simple historical language that all ages can relate too!

  • Mtskheta - Jvari - Gori - Uplistsikhe Full Day Private Tour

    2. Mtskheta - Jvari - Gori - Uplistsikhe Full Day Private Tour

    Your private tour will begin at a comfortable time for you, from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM when you will be picked up from your accommodations. You will head to the eastern part of Georgia, 60 miles (96 km) from Tbilisi towards Mtskheta. Mtskheta was the capital of the Eastern Georgian Kingdom of Iberia from the third century BC and is one of the oldest towns and the cultural and religious center of Georgia. Next, visit the Jvari Monastery, a true architectural masterpiece of the early medieval period built on a hilltop. From the hill, gaze down to the merging Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers below, and enjoy a stop to take photos. With your local guide, continue onto Gori, the homeland of Stalin, to visit Stalin’s house, museum and train wagon. At the Stalin museum, learn about the life of the infamous dictator at the exhibit which includes unique photos, gifts, and furniture. After the museum, th...

    Great experience- we will recommend it to everyone! We really got to see many places and had a great time! Unforgettable day, didi madloba!

  • Tbilisi: Old Town Walking Tour

    3. Tbilisi: Old Town Walking Tour

    Even if you only have a short time in Tbilisi, you have to spend at least a half-day exploring the Old Town. The architecture in the city’s historic district is a mixture of Georgian, Byzantine, Oriental, and Neo-Classical European styles. Among the sites you will visit are the Orthodox Anchiskhati Basilica, the city’s oldest church. You will also see the 13th-century churches of Sioni and Metekhi, the magnificent Narikala Fortress, perched on a hill with superb views of the city below, and the classic Freedom Square. You will then continue to one of Tbilisi’s newest attractions, the Bridge of Peace, which opened in 2010 over the River Mtkvari (also known as the Kura River). Tbilisi’s compact size means you can easily explore the nearby Synagogue, Armenian Church and Mosque, in addition to the Georgian Orthodox churches so fundamental to Georgian culture. This peaceful co-existence of ...

    The guide was a wealth of knowlege. I had an amazing time exploring Tbilisi by walking. So much to see!

  • Tbilisi: 4-Hour Walking Tour with Wine Tasting

    4. Tbilisi: 4-Hour Walking Tour with Wine Tasting

    Enjoy a 4-hour tour of Tbilisi that takes in the highlights of the Old Town, such as Gabriadze Puppet Theater, the Shardeni nightlife district, the glass Peace Bridge and the sulfur baths districts. Get an overview of the area and learn about Georgian history and everyday life. Start out at Freedom Square and see not only the best-known sights, but also some hidden gems and places that are favorites with the locals. Visit a popular old bakery and the shop selling the best ice cream in town. Learn about the Georgian winemaking process and traditions and taste a variety of locally produced wines. At your request, the route can be modified somewhat, according to your interests.

    Niniko was patient, kind and knowledgeable! I learned a lot more about the history of Tbilisi and enjoyed the wine tasting and the food from the bakery. If you get to do this tour with Niniko you will not be disappointed

  • Tbilisi: Local Food and Wine Group Tour

    5. Tbilisi: Local Food and Wine Group Tour

    Take a food tour in Tbilisi to explore traditional cuisine. Discover the importance of food in Georgian culture — cooking is on the same level as art — and learn about local drinking etiquette. Start your tour in the heart of the city at Liberty Square, and walk to your first destination. Plenty of wine and snacks will be waiting for you there. Meet a local wine producer and enjoy tasting of three or more different wines as well as chacha, a Georgian brandy made from grape skins. Afterwards, continue to one of the best Georgian restaurants in the city for a delicious dinner. Try regional specialties such as khachapuri, Georgian dumplings known as khinkali, sulguni cheese, and pkhali, a dish made of minced vegetables. Your tour officially ends after dinner, but you can enjoy a short walk and discover more interesting facts about the city with your guide, once the meal has ended.

  • Tbilisi: City Sightseeing and Wine Tour with Tasting

    6. Tbilisi: City Sightseeing and Wine Tour with Tasting

    The tour begins with pickup from your hotel in a private vehicle as you set out for a day of exploration, sight seeing and wine tasting. The first part of the tour focuses on visiting the city’s landmarks, and the first stop of the day is a panoramic cable car ride to the Narikala Fortress. Afterwards, head to the well-preserved courtyard of St. Nicholas Church and then stroll through the narrow streets in the Old Town to discover the blend of mosques, churches, and synagogues. Once you’ve seen a few of the sights, drive to the Chateau Mukhrani wine studio and meet your master sommelier. Listen to the sommelier tell the charismatic story of the chateau’s history while you enjoy a selection of premium white and red wines. Continue onto Shuchmann Winery next for another tasting session of fine local wines. When you’ve finished up with your tasting session, take a ride on the Funicular Tr...

  • Mtskheta, Gori and Uplistsikhe Full-Day Tour

    7. Mtskheta, Gori and Uplistsikhe Full-Day Tour

    You will be picked up from your hotel at 10:00 AM and will travel to Mtskheta, the previous capital of Georgia. Mtskheta is an ancient town of extraordinary importance to the Georgian nation and is located about 20 km out of Tbilisi. It was the capital of the eastern Georgian kingdom of Iberia from the 3rd century BC to the 5th century AD. It was also the site of Georgia's adoption of Christianity in 334 and remains the headquarters of the Georgian Orthodox Church. Mtskheta is of primary interest to any travelers interested in Georgian history or Orthodox Christianity. During the tour, you will see Svetitskhoveli Orthodox cathedral, located in the historic town and built in the 11th century. Walk in the old city, and visit Djvari monastery, built in the 6th century. You have the opportunity to take photos with a very beautiful view of Mtskheta.  At 1:30 PM, you will visit Gori town wher...

  • Mtskheta, Gori and Uplistsikhe Caves: Full-Day Private Tour

    8. Mtskheta, Gori and Uplistsikhe Caves: Full-Day Private Tour

    Start your full-day tour with a drive to Mtskheta, the previous capital of Georgia. Visit the Svetitskhoveli Orthodox cathedral, dating from the 11th century. Take a walk in the old city and visit Djvari Monastery, built in 6th century. Enjoy the views of Mtskheta from this site as well. Afterwards, continue to Gori, the town that is home to the Joseph Stalin Museum. Head to Uplistsikhe, an ancient rock-town in Eastern Georgia, some 10 kilometers east of the town of Gori. Uplistsikhe is identified by archaeologists as one of the oldest urban settlements in Georgia. It was strategically located in the heartland of the ancient kingdom of Kartli.

    One thing I noticed with all tours in Tblisi, You have no special health warnings for people who might have health issues.

  • Full-Day Tbilisi & Mtskheta Tour

    9. Full-Day Tbilisi & Mtskheta Tour

    Even if you only have a short time in Georgia, you have to spend at least a half-day exploring Tbilisi’s Old Town. The architecture in the city’s historic district is a beautiful mixture of Georgian, Byzantine, Oriental and Neo-Classical European styles. It dates back more than 1,500 years and was founded by Vakhtang Gorgasali, King of Georgia (known as Iberia at the time) in the second half of the 5th-Century AD. The name derives from the Georgian word for warm, “T'pili.” Sliced by the River Mtkvari, which divides the city west and east, the lovely setting is ripe for exploring. Among the sites you will visit is the Greek Orthodox Anchiskhati Basilica, the city’s oldest church. You will also see the 13th-Century Churches of Sioni and Metekhi, the magnificent Narikala Fortress, perched on a hill with superb views of the city below, and the classical Freedom Square. Continue to one of ...

  • Full Day Private Tour to Tbilisi and Mtskheta

    10. Full Day Private Tour to Tbilisi and Mtskheta

    Begin your tour when you are picked up from your hotel in Tbilisi and drive to Mtskheta located 25 km away to the west. Mtskheta was the ancient capital of Georgia from 4th-century BCE to the 5th-century AD. This little town contains two of the UNESCO world heritage sites: The Holy Cross Monastery of Jvari and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral. Visit the 11th-century Svetitskhoveli Cathedral and the 6th-century Jvari monastery which represents the culmination by a number of artistic and architectural aspirations in early Christian architecture. After midday drive back to Tbilisi. Tbilisi holds more than 1500 years of history as the capital of Georgia. Because of its strategic and economic advantages, Tbilisi is home to a mix of multi-ethnic cosmopolitan traditions, which create the incomparable and unforgettable charm of the city. Explore the old and new districts of Tbilisi. Ride up to Narikhal...

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What people are saying about Old Town Tbilisi

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 36 reviews

Teona and George the photographer are so nice and cool. I am traveling solo but they made me feel like I was with my friends when we were walking around Tbilisi. It was a very good day with the both of them and I cannot wait to see the photos! Thank you so much!

Niniko was patient, kind and knowledgeable! I learned a lot more about the history of Tbilisi and enjoyed the wine tasting and the food from the bakery. If you get to do this tour with Niniko you will not be disappointed

Great experience- we will recommend it to everyone! We really got to see many places and had a great time! Unforgettable day, didi madloba!

Great! We had Magda she's sweet and very informative using simple historical language that all ages can relate too!

The guide was a wealth of knowlege. I had an amazing time exploring Tbilisi by walking. So much to see!