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Sightseeing in Tbilisi

Historic Site
“Board one of the sleek, modern cable cars straight up to the 4th-century Narikala Fortress, which looms over the city and is guarded by Kartlis Deda, a 66-foot-tall aluminum woman with a cup of wine for friends in one hand and a sword for her enemies in the other. She is also known as Mother Georgia.”
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Historic Site
“Narikala is an ancient fortress overlooking Tbilisiand the Kura River. The fortress consists of two walled sections on a steep hill between the sulphur baths and the botanical gardens of Tbilisi. On the lower court there is the recently restored St Nicholas church. Newly built in 1996–1997, it replaces the original 13th-century church that was destroyed in a fire. The new church is of "prescribed cross" type, having doors on three sides.[1] The internal part of the church is decorated with the frescos showing scenes both from the Bible and history of Georgia.”
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Monument / Landmark
“Kartlis Deda (Mother of a Kartli or Mother of a Georgian) is a monument. The statue was erected on the top of Sololaki hill in 1958, the year Tbilisi celebrated its 1500th anniversary. Prominent Georgian sculptor Elguja Amashukeli designed the twenty-meter aluminium figure of a woman in Georgian national dress. She symbolizes the Georgian national character: in her left hand she holds a bowl of wine to greet those who come as friends, and in her right hand is a sword for those who come as enemies.”
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Historic Site
“Дворец царицы Дареджан-Построенный царем Ираклием II для своей жены Дареджан, дворец-крепость возвышается над Курой на ее левом обрывистом берегу. Better known as Queen Darejans palace, best vantage point to see Tbilisi!”
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Bridge
“The district was one of the earliest inhabited areas on the city’s territory. According to traditional accounts, King Vakhtang I Gorgasali erected here a church and a fort which served also as a king’s residence; hence comes the name Metekhi which dates back to the 12th century and literally means “the area around the palace”. Tradition holds that it was also a site where the 5th-century martyr lady Saint Shushanik was buried. However, none of these structures have survived the Mongol invasion of 1235.”
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Church
“"CAFE 38": SECRET LOCATION! Try one of the best Restaurants in Tbilisi with a stunning view of the balcony. Recommendation: Check out the Italian dishes.”
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Church
“There are several Orthodox churches to visit all around Tbilisi – Betlemi Church in the Old Town, with a courtyard full of cats and beautiful views over the city, and Sameba Cathedral, one of the largest Orthodox churches in the world that can be seen from all over Tbilisi.”
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