The history of Tbilisi through the Ancient Churches

With this self-guided tour we're going to explore the main churches of the Georgian capital.
Tbilisi is famous for its ancient churches and rich history. We will walk around the old city, enjoy the ambiance of the cosy beautiful streets and learn a bit of curious facts about the history of the capital!

• This tour is perfect for those who prefer to avoid big buses and crowds
• You will enjoy the advantages of the offline GPS navigation
• And discover hidden gems and secret places recommended by the locals
• Riddles and puzzles on the way will make your journey more fun.

per adult from

$18

NZD

Duration

1 to 2 hours

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Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • A carefully planned route, offline GPS navigation, tips by a local guide
    What's excluded :
    • We will not visit any museums during this route , so there is NO extra costs applicable
    • Entry/Admission - Chreli Abano Spa
    • Entry/Admission - Saint George Armenian Cathedral of Tbilisi
    • Entry/Admission - Sayat-Nova
    • Entry/Admission - Metekhi Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Sioni Cathedral Church
    • Entry/Admission - Anchiskhati Basilica
    • Entry/Admission - Rezo Gabriadze Marionette Theater
    • Entry/Admission - Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Chreli Abano Spa, 2 Abano Street Abanotubani, Ortachala, Tbilisi 0181 Georgia

    We will start at the place where the history of Tbilisi began, by the Sulphur Baths at the Abano street. Here we will reveal a legend that lies behind the birth of Tbilisi

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Saint George Armenian Cathedral of Tbilisi, 5 Samghebro St, T'bilisi, Georgia

    Saint George's Church is an Armenian Church in Tbilisi. We will talk about the role of religion in the life of greeks as well as of their relations with the closest neighbour, Armenia.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Sayat-Nova, Samghebros k. 5, Tbilisi 0105 Georgia

    At this point we will discover one of the most mysterious poets of Transcaucasia.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Metekhi Cathedral, Metekhi St, Tbilisi Georgia

    After crossing the river Kura, we will climb the hill up to the Metekhi Church, that still keeps safe the evidence of Tbilisi's hundreds of years history and the legends of the ancient city.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Sioni Cathedral Church, 3, Sioni Street Old Town, Tbilisi Georgia

    The Sioni Cathedral was built in the 12th Century, and its history is associated with the name of the Assumption of the Mother of God. Like many other churches, this Cathedral was completely destroyed several times. However each time, it was rebuilt again.


    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Anchiskhati Basilica, 11 Ioane Shavteli St, T'bilisi, Georgia

    The Anchiskhati Basilica of Saint Mary, the oldest standing church in Tbilisi - bearing practically the same age as the capital.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Rezo Gabriadze Marionette Theater, 13 Ioane Shavteli St, T'bilisi, Georgia

    A very small bit absolutely special Puppet Theatre of Rezo Gabriadze
 Description: it only has 80 seats and was built by Rezo Gabriadze in 1981.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi, Tbilisi, Georgia

    Our last stop on this route is the the Holy Trinity Cathedral called a symbol of the new Georgia. The beauty and size of this church are really amazing.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    2 Abano St, T'bilisi, Georgia
    Departure Time :
    3/13/2020 - 11/2/2021
    Monday - Sunday:08:30 AM - 10:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi, Tbilisi, Georgia
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Written, English - Audio

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

5

Organised by Lokimo

Activity ID: V-210206P10

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