Best Places To Visit In Tbilisi City in 2021

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Old Tbilisi is known for many things, such as amazing buildings, historical sites, breathtaking views and so on... Here are my TOP 5 favorite places that I know that you would love, when you are in Tbilisi.

1. Turtle Lake Tbilisi

Turtle Lake Tbilisi is finest place to enjoy your weekends.

Turtle lake with its relaxing atmosphere is a good escape option from the busy city.

The entire area is surrounded by a lush green scenery and is nice place to relax and rejuvenate your energy as compared to the city below which is seen from the lake view at the top.

This large and beautiful lake is located on Mtatsminda Mountain and is a popular recreation spot.

It is possible to swim and rent a paddling boat if you would like to go boating in the lake.

Note that there is also a small playing area for kids just in case you are travelling with them. 

If you are a photography person, this is definitely one awesome spot, you will capture amazing shots.

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2. Mtatsminda Pantheon Tbilisi

Mtatsminda Pantheon Tbilisi is the place where famous writers, artists, national heroes are buried.

This one is also known as Mtatsminda Pantheon of writers and public figures.

The Mtatsminda and the Pantheon are considered to be a sacred place where one can go to not only observe the beautiful sites but also to reflect, as well as get closer to God in nature.

This one is also known as Mtatsminda Pantheon of writers and public figures.

You will experience a well-hidden jewel here, 19th century church of Father David and a place that keeps the history of Georgia in a profound way.

It is at 20-25 minutes’ tour and so it comes highly recommended for a half-day trip or even a day trip depending on how long do you want to feel the presence of nature around you.

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3. Tbilisi Sulphur Baths

You should not miss the relaxing Sulphur Baths.

The idea of sitting in a relaxing bath complete with a massage and a scrub at an affordable price is both exciting and enticing.

The sulphur baths are said to leave the body miraculously healed. The water is believed to contain curative properties especially for skin diseases, nervous system and insomnia problems.

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In summary, this is one of the part of Tbilisi where you can take a trip back in time to experience the historical parts of Georgia.

places to visit in tbilisi city

The sulphur baths are said to leave the body miraculously healed. The water is believed to contain curative properties especially for skin diseases, nervous system and insomnia problems.

It should definitely be on top of your list for places to visit.

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4. The Leghvtakhevi Gorge

Enjoy taking pictures at The Leghvtakhevi Gorge.

The Leghvtakhevi Gorge with a narrow stream run through this area with most of the sulphur baths located on one side of it.

There are beautiful gardens as you walk towards the end of the gorge where you find a beautiful waterfall.

This gorge is very picturesque and romantic with its bridges where a lot of couples have put love padlocks.

I would highly recommend the experience of immersing in the hot pool and definitely getting a massage session in the hands of the skilled masseurs found here.

Read more about The Leghvtakhevi Gorge here.

5. Metekhi Temple Tbilisi

The combination of a rich history with the grey stones and the magnificent view.

Influenced by the Georgian architecture, Metekhi Cathedral was built to look like a growing continuation of the cliff and is usually visible from many points in the city. 

This is one of the oldest churches built and most recommended sites to visit for anyone coming to Tbilisi.

Metekhi Temple Tbilisi is a Georgian Orthodox church located to the left bank of Mtkvari River.

A small garden at the back of the church overlooks the Rike Park and the church grounds offers great views over the Old Town across the river.

Metekhi Temple Tbilisi is worth visiting for its rich historic value, the picturesque views it offers and also its location across the river from the Old Town which makes it easily accessible.

Metekhi Temple Tbilisi is a Georgian Orthodox church located to the left bank of Mtkvari River on Metekhi Cliff opposite the Old Town of Tbilisi in the ancient Metekhi District.