Tbilisi is the city of contrasts. Here modern and ancient landmarks perfectly blend with each other, leading to surprises on every corner. This particular tour takes you to hidden jewels of 19th and 20th century Tbilisi, where you'll see a former bourgeois and wealthy neighborhood - Sololaki - with its grand mansions that belonged to merchants and businessmen of that time.
Freedom Square, National Assembly Building, Writer's House
The route starts at the very center of Tbilisi, near the Freedom Square. In order to get to the starting point - Pushkin square - all you have to do is to walk to the Freedom Square, take a metro till the stop of the same name, or a bus.
Places to stop along the way:
You will be stopping at most of the houses along the way, and are able to enter some of them, with permission from security.
Best time of day:
The best time to take the tour is from early afternoon, before the sunset, as you'll be admiring most of the buildings from the outside.
If you are taking the tour during summer, it's a good idea to have a bottle of water with you as it gets quite hot during the day.