In this article you will find 36 popular and not very well known tourism objects in Tbilisi, Georgia. Those are places I have visited and documented during for the past 5 years, by living as an expatriate in Georgia (mostly in Tbilisi).

 Some of the objects are from the Tbilisi TOP 10 list, while others are not very well known and documented in travel guides.

The idea for such an article arise after I created a poll - Tbilisi is the Capital of...? And I was surprised seeing that 75% did know, that the capital of Georgia is Tbilisi. So, here comes 36 tourism objects in Tbilisi, if you are planing your trip here. Alternatively take a look on All about Georgia section to discover even more.

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Narikala Fortress

Ask anybody in Georgia - what are the must have tourist sites to visit while in Tbilisi. Narikala fortress will be a top of the list. And there is a good reason -  an ancient fortress,...

St. Nicholas Church, Tbilisi

The chances you have seen or even visited St. Nicholas church, if traveled to Tbilisi, are huge - located on the lower court of city's most famous landmark's - Narikala fortress....

Vake Park in Tbilisi

Vake park is popular recreational area in Tbilisi. Opened for public since 1946, it was built in the former wastelands. Designed by architect K. Dgebuadze and dendrologist N. Tsitsishvili a...

Tbilisi Zoo

Tbilisi has many cool tourist attraction sites, but there is one, which is rarely mentioned in official guides or Tbilisi reviews - meet the hidden pearl of nations capital - Tbilisi Zoo. O...

Lurji (Blue) Monastery

The Lurji Monastery also known as "Blue Monastery", is a 12th-century Georgian Orthodox church built in the name of Saint Andrew in the Vere neighborhood of Tbilisi,...

Russian Orthodox Church of St. John the...

Church of St. John the Theologian (Russian: Церковь Иоанна Богослова) is located in Vere neighborhood, Tbilisi. Tis was already second Russian Orthodox church I have visited in Tbilisi. Read...

Alexander Nevsky Russian Orthodox Church...

Alexander Nevsky Russian Orthodox Church is located in the neighborhood of Marjanishivli in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia. Commonly referred to just as "Russian Church". Along with the church of...

Saint Ekvtime Takaishvili Church in Tbil...

There is a small church located on Baku street 1, Tbilisi (on the right side from David Aghanashebeli avenue, first cross-street before Tamar Mephe avenue). I have wondered about this church for...

Georgian National Opera Theater

The Georgian National Opera and Ballet Theater of Tbilisi  is an opera house situated on Rustaveli Avenue in Tbilisi,Georgia. Founded in 1851, Tbilisi Opera is...

Prospero's Books & Coffeehouse...

Those of you looking for a literature in English or perhaps to enjoy a cup of latte, while in Tbilisi there is a great place where to have both - meet Prospero's Books located...

The Gabriadze Theater in Tbilisi

Though modest in size, The Gabriadze Theater is among the world’s preeminent cultural institutions. Presenting mature puppet performances full of depth and meaning, it has gained the respect and recog...

Turtle lake in Tbilisi

Turtle lake is a direct English translation of Kus Tba (Georgian: კუს ტბა), a small lake at the outskirts of Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, so named due to the per...

Kidobani Trading center in Tbilisi

When something from your home appliance or electronics are broke and you think you could fix it by your own - Kidobani trading center in Tbilisi is a great place to find those small details you a...

Neighborhoods of Tbilisi - Varketili

In today's photo article I will speak about another neighborhood in Tbilisi - Varketili. Varketili is most probably famous because of the Varketili metro line connecting this part of city with city ce...

Expo Georgia Exhibition Center in Tbilis...

One of my first memories from Georgia are very related with Expo Georgia Exhibition center, back in April 2011 when I first arrived to Georgia, just shortly I had an opportunity to visit a fair held h...

East Point Shopping Mall in Tbilisi

There is a new and modern shopping center recently built and opened for public in Tbilisi. Meet East Point. Located in suburbs of Varketili (neighborhood of Tbilisi) next to Kakheti highway on the roa...

Zurab Tsereteli Museum of Modern Art in...

I don't call myself an art or museum person, thus time by time I visit some exhibition, and that's exactly happened again at start of December, 2015 - For the first time I visited Tbilisi Mo...

Tabor Monastery of the Transformation in...

You have probably noticed Tabor Monastery of the Transformation in Tbilisi if wandered around Abanotubani district - it's the one you can see up in the hill left from Narikala. The idea to visit...

Abandoned Armenian Church in Tbilisi (Su...

Tbilisi never ends to surprise (at least me). I thought I'm quite familiar with all the places in Tbilisi's Old Town, but turned out - I was wrong. It was a Halloween eve and we decided to head to Sha...

Tbilisi Central Railway Station

Tbilisi Central Railway Station is a major transport hub in Georgia, serving many domestic and two international routes: Yerevan (Armenia) and Baku (Azerbaijan) Originally built in 1872, Tbilisi...

Tbilisi Aerial Tram

Tbilisi aerial tram is just in recent years built cable cars in Tbilisi connecting Rike Park (or more precisely Europe Square) to the fortress of Narikala. It eases your travel up to the  Narikal...

Flea Market Near Dry Bridge In Tbilisi

The Flea market near Dry Bridge in Tbilisi is an interesting place to visit,  just to look on old Soviet time relict's, starting medals, belt buckles from Soviet military, ending movie posters of...

Rike Park In Tbilisi

Rike park is a landscaped territory located close to the Tbilisi Old Town. You can enter Rike park either crossing the pedestrian bridge of Peace or from the opposite side using stairways from t...

Anchiskhati Basilica in Tbilisi

Anchiskhati Basilica is one of the oldest (if not the eldest) Georgian Orthodox church's located in Old Town of Tbilisi. The history of this church dates back to the 6 th century AD. Though I have vis...

The Bridge Of Peace In Tbilisi

The Bridge of Peace in Tbilisi is a pedestrian bridge and one of the most famous tourist spots in the city. It connects district of Tbilisi Old Town with Rike Park over a river of Mtkvari. This bridge...

Tbilisi Sulphur Baths On Kiev Street

Most often referred just as the "Kiev's Bath" which is a direct translation from Russian "Киевская баня". This sulfur bathhouse is located on Kiev's street (left side cross-street from David...

Tbilisi Dog Shelter Near Lisi Lake

The other day during our cycling near Lisi lake in Tbilisi we discovered a few and interesting places, I have already wrapped a blog post about Tbilisi Hippodrome we discovered by accident. By accide...

Tbilisi Hippodrome Near Lisi Lake (Jocke...

After a longer break of my cycling advetures, on a lovely Saturday morning we took our bikes and headed to Lisi Lake. Turned out that just a few hundred meters away from Lisi Lake there is located a...

Sameba - Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbili...

Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi, commonly known as Sameba (Trinity in Georgian) probably is among the most known Tbilisi tourist attraction sites and of course it's the main cath...

Beit Rachel Synagogue In Tbilisi

Beit Rachel synagogue is located in Tbilisi Old Town on Leselidze street 28. I first discovered it a few years ago, when accidentally visited an alternative restaurant located just opposite to it. Be...

Neighborhoods of Tbilisi - Abanotubani

Abanotubani is one of the most attractive neighborhoods in Tbilisi. It's famous of its public sulfur baths, and very spectacular views. I believe Tbilisi Sulphur bath district is one o...

Shopping in Georgia: Tbilisi Mall

Though I have been living in Georgia for 3 and a half years, I have never talked much about shopping in Georgia or Tbilisi. Starting today I decided to change that. My first recommendation for those...

Tbilisi Airport

Tbilisi airport is airport where my Georgia's experience started more than 3 years ago - when I first landed here. I found that I have made no article regarding to one of the corner stones where most...

Lisi Lake in Tbilisi (Georgia)

Lisi lake is a popular recreational area in Tbilisi. Some will find a lazy walk around lake while others will enjoy a mountain biking here. I prefer both. As well I like here capturing spectacular vie...

Father's David church, Mtatsminda p...

What to do in weekends when in Tbilisi? Grab your camera, and make some scenic views. This time - photos from Tbilisi, taken in April 5th, 2014, visiting Mama Daviti church, Mtatsminda pantheon and o...

Tbilisi Botanical Garden

Tbilisi Botanical garden is located at the foothills of the Narikala fortress in the city center of Tbilisi. The National Botanical Garden of Georgia occupies the ar...