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 famous Soviet day films.
As well you can find here a lot of old tableware (some might be even antique). Most of the items you will find here is pretty much useless but they still can give you some fun if bought as an souvenir. Well that's why we call it a flea market right?
On the lovely afternoon at the start of April I went to Saarbrucken square to buy a minced meat (they have one of the best meat in the town on a small shop some 100 meters from restaurant Tiflisi) I decided to make a detour and visited Dry Bridge's flea market to practice more my photography skills and to show you, how this place looks like. The result you can see bellow:
Saarbrucken Square in Tbilisi
The Dry Bridge is located close to Saarbrucken Square, you will notice first merchants just right on the bridge
At Flea market
A horn, miniature clay pot or some surgical equipment? Sure, you will find that on Dry Bridge's flea market
Those one probably are from Soviet times, when a "Czech" crystal chandelier was among the best a proletariat could have
Sell your stuff at Flea market
Poster in Georgian and Russian saying: I will buy: medals, cards, coins, photos and else.
Lens and photo cameras at Dry Bridge market
As well some other interesting optometric tools
Soviet medals for sale at Dry Bridge market
I believe if you try you can find some older medals (like from times of Imperial Russia) as well
Records for sale at Dry Bridge market
If you have a record player you definitely will enjoy something from here
Old Soviet Roubles for sale at Tbilisi Dry Bridge's flea market
If they are real - I have just one question - did they robbed a bank back in those days?
Art and craft at Flea market
Souvenirs from Georgia
Oh, I really like this photo
Traditional Georgian musical instruments
Porcelain tableware for sale at Tbilisi Dry Bridge's Flea market
Georgian horns and knives
Paintings for sale at Dry Bridge's Flea market
Wool made accessories at Dry Bridge's Flea market
Matryoshka dolls at Tbilisi Flea market
I would actually like to buy that doll with Pirosmani's fisherman on it.
Present meets Past
Georgian born Joseph Stalin with hammer and sickle (in middle) meets present day Georgian national flag (Up left)
The bottom line
Dry bridge's flea market in Tbilisi is a nice place to visit and spend some money if you are into some Soviet style attributes, old records or modern Georgian paintings (most of them are reproductions).