The Ultimate Tbilisi Travel Guide

Discover this hidden gem that illustrates history in colour. Nestled amongst the majestic alps of the Caucasus region, Georgia’s capital city Tbilisi is a stunning locale has plenty of layers which means that it caters to everyone. Deep dive into a (Black) sea of rich culture, romanticism and scenic beauty, all with a contemporary twist!

 

Visit The Captivating Old Town

 

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Leisurely walk along the cobblestoned streets of the charming capital and explore the quaint riverside along with the bustling bazaars and sip on refreshing tarragon flavoured lemonades (which is unique to Georgia) at a cosy café nearby.

 

Walk Along The Bridge Of Peace

 

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Illustrating regal, modern architecture at its best is the bow-shaped Bridge Of Peace. The bridge was transported from Italy to Georgia from in 200 unassembled components. The pulsating 10 000 LED lights built-in are used to communicate a message in Morse code. Designer Michele De Lucchi constructed it to broadcast the message “the anthem of life and piece among people and nations” through this symbolism.

 

Stroll Through The National Botanical Garden of Georgia

 

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Formerly known as the city’s royal garden, the National Botanical Garden of Georgia is enveloped in lush greenery and is a gorgeous place to sit back and rejuvenate after a long day of tourist activities.

 

Ride Up To The Narikala Fortress

 

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Enjoy the panoramic views of Tbilisi and the Mtkvari River by hopping onto a cable car for a ride to the ancient symbol of Tbilisi’s defence, the Narikala Fortress. If you are feeling adventurous, you can also explore the ruins by foot for a more immersive experience.

 

Wine Calling!

 

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Widely known as the birthplace of wine, you must savour Georgia’s finest local spirits by going on wine-tasting excursions. It serves as a great excuse to try several varieties of red, white and rosé which is totally justified because you are in the heartland of the vintage viniculture after all! #roséallday

 

Everybody Loves A Bit Of Drama

 

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Go beyond the tourist spots and witness live performance that will be sure to entice you. The Georgian National Opera and Ballet Theater of Tbilisi showcases several highly acclaimed, International artistes with their incredible spectacles.

 

Soak In A Sulphur Bath

 

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For the ultimate local and historic experience, take a dip in the traditional sulphur bathhouses that are a significant element of Tbilisi’s Old Town culture. The enchanting city is located on sulphuric thermal springs and hence is named after them; Tbili translates to ‘warm’.

 

Come discover the colourful adventures of Georgia at the 3rd Annual Planners Xtraordinaire Show. For any queries related to this luxurious event, get in touch with us at editorial@dwp-insider.com to know more!

 

 

Feature Image Credit: Giorgi Janibegashvili