Tbilisi audio tour: Hidden Gems of 19th & 20th Century Tbilisi

Hidden Gems of 19th & 20th Century Tbilisi

Walking Tour

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45 mins
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1.3mi

About the Tour

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.

Tour Producer

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Baia Dzagnidze

I am a travel writer, food lover and a passionate photographer born and raised in Tbilisi, Georgia. I love my city, with its quirky details, modern architecture, Soviet mosaics, and hidden gems that not that many traveler, or even a local, knows about.

I write about Georgia and less-discovered countries on my blog Red Fedora Diary, as well as contribute to several travel-related websites and publications.

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Major Landmarks

  • Freedom Square

  • National Assembly Building

  • Writer's House

Directions to Starting Point

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.

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Tips

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.

Precautions

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.

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