Breakfast in the morning. Start Tbilisi City Tour. The Rustaveli Avenue and Orbeliani Square are completely redesigned with a variety of New Year decorations and lighting, entertainment programs are held throughout the day intensifying festive atmosphere.
The New Year Village and Santa Claus House generously host all generations, featuring a Christmas market, Chichilaki forest, New Year’s Eve Exhibition, New Year’s market, food outlets, sweets festival, as well as children’s attractions and a decorated Christmas tree.
New Year’s Eve is celebrated with entertainment events around – concerts, electronic music evenings, performances for children, watching or lighting fireworks. Anyone is more than welcome to attend various events and concerts for free at these venues as well as enjoy Georgian food and buy some handmade souvenirs and traditional sweets.
Get acquainted with the Festive city. Ride up to Narikala Fortress by aerial cable car. Narikala Fortress dates back to 4th century AD, it has a superb location with magnificent panoramic views over the Tbilisi city. Stroll down to LegvtaKhevi (translated literally as “Fig Ravine”) – a beautiful place with a waterfall and a small river. Take a walk in the park near Sulfur bathhouses, well-known for their healing powers, Shardeni street, its neighborhood and Meidan square with its outdoor cafes, galleries and souvenir shops.
Our next stop is Rezo Gabriadze Marionette theater with an unique Clock Tower. Every hour an angel comes out with a small hammer to ring the bell. There is a small puppet theatre inside the tower and twice a day at noon and at 7 pm you can see a show – “The Circle of Life”. The tower is decorated with hundreds of tiles. People often call it the Tower with Clock or The Tower with Angel.
Walk along Chakhrukadze street and we are inside the old city wall, this district is called Kala. The narrow street takes us to the King Erekle II square and glass Bridge of Peace.
Afterwards stroll down on the Rustaveli Avenue, walk along the street and see the Parliament of Georgia, Rustaveli Drama Theatre, an Opera and Ballet Theatre.
When the clock strikes 12, meet the New Year with locals at the Rose Revolution Square in central Tbilisi, where main concert will be held involving tens of artists and bands all night long.
Overnight in Tbilisi.