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Things to do in Tbilisi

Tbilisi: where the East and West meet

Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, is a place of historic significance and cultural importance. Because Georgia is located at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia, the city of Tbilisi enjoys the best of both worlds.

 

Things to do in Tbilisi

Tbilisi is the image of a perfect metropolitan, with its wide avenues and an ultra-modern rapid transit system, but it also clings to its history and heritage. These two sides of Tbilisi are what make the city charming and inviting for tourists and holidaymakers.

 

Old Tbilisi

Sightseeing and walking tours are best done in the Old Tbilisi. It is the preserved part of the city where you can find ancient churches, old-style balconies, lovely shops, and charming art galleries.

 

Performance arts

The people of Tbilisi love their music and performance arts, as evident in the many concert halls, opera houses, and theaters dotting the city.

 

Museums

The cultural and historical heritage of the city is best learned at the museums. Tbilisi features a range of very interesting museums like the G. Chitaia Ethnographical Open-Air Museum, Pupper Museum, and Numismatic Museum.


Flora and Fauna

Tbilisi also has a zoo and botanical garden that both show the city’s love for its flora and fauna.

 

Nigtlife

Also, Tbilisi knows how to entertain its tourists. With the wide range of clubs, bars, and restaurants throughout the city you’ll have no problems finding things to do in Tbilisi even after dark and you will most definitely find a nice place to enjoy the nightlife scene.

 

When to go to Tbilisi

The city of Tbilisi has a moderately humid subtropical climate that is milder compares to other locations at the same latitude. The coldest and driest month is January while the hottest month is July. Most rain falls in May and June, the wettest months in Tbilisi.

 

Tbilisi Jazz Festival

When you visit the city in October to November, you can catch the annual Tbilisi Jazz Festival. Most of the events and performances are held in the Tbilisi Concert Hall and Event Hall.

 

 

Things to do in Tbilisi

Tbilisi Facts

Population1 473 551
CountryGeorgia
LanguageGeorgian
CurrencyLari
Longitude44.783333
Latitude41.716667
AirportTbilisi, Georgia (TBS)

Tbilisi average temperatures

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OPERA

Tbilisi Opera House

Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theatre

Inaugurated in April 1851, the Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theatre is the main venue for opera in Georgia. Located near the Mtkvari river, this Moorish Revival style opera house (an architectural style that was inspired by oriental design) has been the heart of culture in Tbilisi for over hundred years. The opera house suffered some problems during a problematic period in the 1990's where the opera house and other cultural institutions didn't receive governmental funds. Today though, the theater is back to its former glory and is a must visit if you are the kind of visitor who is looking for a cultural experience.

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