Full day Tbilisi sightseeing tour starts at 10:00 am.
In the morning we organize pick up service for the group members.
First, visit the Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi (Sameba)- the most prominent and one of the tallest Orthodox churches in the world. Tour will take about 40 minutes around and inside the cathedral.
City tour continues to the Metekhi Church of 13th c. which stands on a rocky plateau overlooking the river Mtkvari and Tbilisi downtown. The place was a residence of the first royal family, who moved the capital city from Mtskheta to Tbilisi in 5th c. Equestrian statue of the King Vakhtang IV Gorgasali is erected here.
Next site to visit is Narikala Fortress, which is available to reach by the areal cable car connecting Europe Square and the top of the hill on the other side of the river, where the fortress stands. Built-in the 4th c. Narikala served as the main fortification of Tbilisi and was repeatedly sieved.
Take the downhill stroll from Narikala to the old city, follow Botanical Street, visit Tbilisi Mosque, Legvtakevi (the Fig Ravine) and visit the natural waterfall in a downtown. Continue to the Bathhouse Square - Abanotubani, where the Sulfur Bathhouses of the Tbilisi Historical District are located.
Passing along the Maidan Square, Shardeni and The King Erekle II streets with souvenir shops and art galleries, Tbilisi city tour proceeds to the Synagogue, Sioni Cathedral (13th c) and Anchiskhati basilica – the oldest church in Tbilisi (dates back to the 6th c AD).
Visit the Golden Treasury of Georgian National Museum. The collection features gold and silver artifacts from the pre-Christian period from different parts of modern-day Georgia.
After visiting the Georgian National Museum, take a walk on Rustaveli Avenue towards the building of Parliament of Georgia, Rustaveli Drama theater, National Museum of Contemporary Arts, Tbilisi Opera and Ballet State Theater, Prospero’s book store, shopping center and the First Republic Square.
In the evening return back to the hotel.
Overnight in Tbilisi.