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Best things to do in Dzveli Tbilisi

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Botanical Garden
“Very old Botanical Garden, was Georgian king dynasty dendrarium garden. Amazing place, behind the Narikala fortress, perfect for walking with kids, do joggling, make some photos or event”
94 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Galleria Tbilisi is multifunctional shopping center, which revived center of the city and filled it with a new energy. It is destination for everyday needs, where it is possible to stop by for any petty detail – to shop, entertain, dine, get various services.”
66 locals recommend
Historic Site
“This is the oldest fortress (founded in the 4th century) that remains in Tbilisi till today”
59 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“Fabrika is a hostel located in a old historical neighborhood of Tbilisi. It has large yard with a lot of cool places such as cafes, bars, barber shop and concept stores.”
77 locals recommend
History Museum
“ The major highlight of the impressive national museum is the basement Archaeological Treasury, displaying a wealth of pre-Christian gold, silver and precious-stone work from burials in Georgia going back to the 3rd millennium BC. Most stunning are the fabulously detailed gold adornments from Colchis (western Georgia). On the top floor, the Museum of Soviet Occupation has copious detail on Soviet repression and local resistance to it.”
43 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“The leading techno scene in Tbilisi, from where started great wave of Tbilisi nightlife, which is pretty much part of the modern Georgian culture already.”
85 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Mtatsminda Park is an amusement facility located atop Mount Mtatsminda on 770 meter height overlooking the Georgian capital Tbilisi. It is the highest point in Tbilisi. Located on more than 100 hectares. Park has more than 100 years history. It is the best choice for fun and relaxation. You can find various Cafes, Souvenirs shops, child entertainment center, wedding house, picnic zones, a big Ferris Wheel at the edge of the mountain, offering a splendid view over the city, funicular tram and other fun attractions on the venue. Fresh air, fascinating view of Tbilisi, fun rides, attractions, constant events, excellent customer service will let you relax, have fun and enjoy your free time.”
54 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Ancient Surphur Termal Baths. The history of Tbilisi started here. Baths are 900 meters from our studio”
69 locals recommend
Opera House
“The history of the Opera theatre counts more than 165 years. The foundation of the so called Caravanserai Theatre, which would seat 800 spectators, was laid down on April 15, 1847 by the initiative of the Viceroy of the Caucasus, Adjutant General, Prince Mikhail Vorontsov. The construction of the building of the Theatre, under the supervision of the Italian architect, Scudieri lasted four years. On April 12, 1851, the first opera theater in Transcaucasia held its Grand Opening with a masked ball, attended by the high society of Tbilisi. On October 25, same year, a popular Parisian newspaper L'Illustration printed a large article by Edmond de Bares with two pictures of the interior of the theater. The author wrote, “This is the only theatre in the city, the interior of which is totally Moorish in style, and is undoubtedly one of the most elegant, beautiful and fascinating theatrical constructions, percepted by man.” The famous French writer Alexandre Dumas, who visited Tbilisi in 1858, dedicated a whole chapter to the Opera theatre in his book: “I must confess that as soon as I entered the lobby I was astonished by the simple and refined style of the ornament. I had a feeling as I entered the lobby of the Pompey Theatre. In the upper foyer the ornament was changed by Arabic carving. We entered the hall, which seemed to be the palace of fairies, not because of its rich decorations, but because of the fact that it was made with the most delicate taste. It is possible that much money was not spent on it, but I can say without hesitation that I, in my entire life, have never seen such a delightful hall..."”
40 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“The ride up Mtatsminda on the recently reconstructed Funicular is spectacular, as are the views from the top – and the Funicular Complex restaurant building has a couple of great places to eat or drink. It's also usually several degrees cooler up here than in the city below, which can be very welcome in the heat of summer.”
52 locals recommend
Lake
“In the North of the city. Takes around 5 minutes and drops you near a small lake with some cafes. You can pay using a metro card (0.5 GEL per person).”
59 locals recommend
Police Station
“Old Tbilisi is principally centered on what is commonly referred to as the Tbilisi Historic District, which, due to its significant architectural and urban value, as well as the threat to its survival, was previously listed on the World Monuments Watch (1998, 2000, 2002).[1] The district is located on both sides of the Kura River and is dominated by Mount Mtatsminda, Narikala fortress and the Kartlis Deda monument. It chiefly represents a 19th-century urban fabric with largely eclectic architecture which includes the buildings and structures from the 5th to the 20th century. However, most of the pre-19th century city did not survive due to the devastating Persian invasion of 1795. Only survived building is La Residence, Castle in Old Town the only privately owned Castle in Georgia. Once a fortress before the Mongol invasions, it was from the 16th century the residence of the Persian Shah Administrator for eastern Georgia.[2] The district houses a bulk of the tourist attractions in Tbilisi, including churches, museums, sulphur bathhouses, and peculiar wooden houses with open, carved balconies. In the 19th century, the core territory of the modern-day district of Old Tbilisi was tentatively subdivided into ethnic neighborhoods such as Avlabari with its Armenian and Georgian quarters, Alexanderdorf German quarter on the left bank of the Kura River and the Persian Quarter (Said-Abad) on the right bank of the Kura River. Old Tbilisi has been the centre of a thriving art community with artist Giovanni Vepkhavadze known for specializing in painting many street scenes in the district.”
49 locals recommend
Church
“Across the river from the old town is this giant cathedral. In Georgia, there is no shortage of cathedrals and churches but this one is really impressive. The inside isn’t very remarkable though so spend more time admiring the exterior and the city views.”
47 locals recommend
Modern European Restaurant
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“beautiful place with delicious food good music and many young boys and girls always gathering there”
54 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Mtatsminda Park is an amusement facility located atop Mount Mtatsminda on 770 meter height overlooking the Georgian capital Tbilisi. It is the highest point in Tbilisi. Located on more than 100 hectares. Park has more than 100 years history. Mtatsminda Park is the most popular theme park in Tbilisi. It is the best choice for fun and relaxation. You can find various Cafes, Souvenirs shops, child entertainment center, wedding house, picnic zones, a big Ferris Wheel at the edge of the mountain, offering a splendid view over the city, funicular tram and other fun attractions on the venue. Fresh air, fascinating view of Tbilisi, fun rides, attractions, constant events, excellent customer”
40 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“one of the biggest shopping mall with local prices within the 20 min walking distance.”
16 locals recommend