The 5 Most Interesting Places In Tbilisi in 2021

Fancy a tour of Tbilisi?  

Want to find out more about some of the interesting places in Tbilisi?

Tbilisi is known for many things, such as beautiful places, historical buildings, magnificent views and so on... Here are my TOP 5 of the most interesting places in Tbilisi that you would just want to see, when you are there. 

1. The Museum of Illusions Tbilisi | Interesting Places in Tbilisi 

Enjoy fun activities at The Museum of Illusions Tbilisi !

The Museum of Illusions Tbilisi is just a short walk from the bathhouses, the 'I love Tbilisi' sign and the Gallery 27 on one of the side streets.

Even though, the place is not very spacious, it has a number of interesting things to keep you entertained for several hours.

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One of the activities that I would greatly recommend is being in the Vortex Tunnel. This one will definitely give you an experience that is worth your while.

Also, in case you love teasing your brain with puzzles you can buy the miniature sized ones at the reception area.

Spare a half day on your schedule to tour this place for an experience that is not only different, but also - unique.

Read more about The Museum Of illusions Tbilisi here.

2. Flea Market Dry Bridge | Interesting Places in Tbilisi

Experience the local culture and history at the Flea Market Dry Bridge Tbilisi.

The flea market at the Dry Bridge is the largest open-air flea market in Tbilisi located around the bridge that connects Saarbrucken Square to the Deda Ena Park on the other side of the River Mtkvari.

The setup is such that vendors lay down their products on sheets of clothes spread out on the floor.

Most of the vendors are locals making this a great place to buy handmade artwork as well as get a taste of the local culture and history.

The flea market at the Dry Bridge is the largest open-air flea market in Tbilisi located around the bridge that connects Saarbrucken Square to the Dedaena Park on the other side of the River Mtkvari.

You will find so many different styles of paintings here ranging from the classics to the contemporary. Georgia has so many talented artist as you will notice on your tour to the flea market Dry Bridge Tbilisi.

What I found most captivating here was the antiques and the art, which again will vary in quality as well as the price.

Read more about Flea Market Dry Bridge here.

3. Old Town Altstadt Tbilisi | Interesting Places in Tbilisi

Old Town Altstadt Tbilisi is a historic town in Georgia forming the epitome of beauty and culture in Georgia's Capital Tbilisi.

Comprising of narrow streets, brick roofs and multinational communities, it is an amazing place to walk around and explore.

If you want to experience the whole magic of this interesting Old Town Altstadt Tbilisi take a walk in the evening when the lights are on. It’s a sight to behold.

Old Town Altstadt Tbilisi is a historic town in Georgia forming the epitome of beauty and culture in Georgia's capital Tbilisi.

The food is good and you will have so many options to choose from with so many restaurants lined up here. The people are very friendly, generous and hospitable.

The housing designs in Old Tbilisi are also an eye-catching. Beautiful traditional colourful wooden houses with lattice balconies that reveal a fusion of Asian and European designs in the architecture.

Read more about Old Town Altstadt Tbilisi here.

4. History Memorial Chronicles of Georgia | Interesting Places in Tbilisi

Appreciate a spectacular view of the city.

History Memorial Chronicles of Georgia is a Monument located near the Tbilisi Sea. This monument is at the top of a hill overlooking the city.

After you get to the hill, you head up the stairs towards the massive 16 pillars which are engraved with various images related to the history of Tbilisi and Georgia as a whole.

On the backside of the History Memorial Chronicles of Georgia, you will find a small Orthodox Church as well as a beautiful view across the Tbilisi Lake.

History Memorial of Georgia is a place which you must see if you travel to Tbilisi.

During the winter season it can be a bit of a challenge to get to the top so it is advisable to visit when it’s not too cold or too hot like in August.

All said, a trip here is totally worth it and especially for people who love photography.

Read more about History Memorial Chronicles of Georgia here.

5. Anchiskhati Basilica Tbilisi | Interesting Places in Tbilisi

People call the Anchiskhati Basilica Tbilisi - "Basilica of Saint Mary".

This is an ancient Eastern Orthodox church in Tbilisi, actually considered the oldest church in Georgia dating back to the 6th century. 

The church is small, old and the interior is dark so at first your eyes have to adapt to this darkness.

Anchiskhati Basilica is an ancient Eastern Orthodox church in Tbilisi, actually considered the oldest church in Georgia dating back to the 6th century.

The atmosphere is very solemn and you are not allowed to raise your voice. 

Anyone is allowed to enter the Anchiskhati Basilica Tbilisi and they give you covering for your bare legs and a cover for your head if you are a lady. If you are a man remember to remove your hat when going in. NOTE: they do not allow photos inside.

Some people call the Anchiskhati Basilica Tbilisi - " Basilica of Saint Mary".

However, on the outside, the garden although small, it is beautiful with few palm trees and rose bushes and there you can take pictures and enjoy atmosphere.

Read more about Anchiskhati Basilica Tbilisi here.