Nestled in the Caucasus mountain region, the Georgian capital Tbilisi is a bustling city with historical significance, many architectural beauties, amazing cuisine and some of the most hospitable people in the world. The city is surrounded by vineyards and it’s super easy to get around, with most of the major sites located in the Old Town.
Lately, Tbilisi is also becoming a hot spot for remote workers and digital nomads. That shouldn’t come as too big of a surprise, since it’s the city that offers a great quality of life, low costs of living and an exploding digital nomad community.
Before you make your move to Tbilisi, make sure to connect with other remote workers in the Tbilisi Digital Nomads Facebook Group
But what are the top 10 places you definitely shouldn’t skip when visiting Tbilisi? Let’s find out!
10 Best Things To Do In Tbilisi
Visit Bazari Orbielani
Bazari Orbeliani is a new complex that combines grocery stores, food stands and a food court with various kinds of restaurants with both Georgian and other cuisines from all over the world.
With this complex, they wanted to revive the traditional bazaar that has existed since 1886 in this historical part of the city close to Freedom Square.
It’s the perfect place to grab something to eat while in the centre, discover new local products and learn a bit more about Georgian history!
Click here to see the location of Bazari Orbeliani on Google Maps.
Enjoy the Sulfur Baths of Old Tbilisi
Visiting the sulfur baths is one of the most memorable experiences you can have in Georgia’s capital. The history of the sulfur baths is actually the history of Tbilisi itself; the location of the city was chosen because of the hot springs that run beneath it and Tbilisi even means “warm place”.
When you’re in Tbilisi, take some time to visit one of our favourite spas – Chreli-Abano.
Try Traditional Georgian Cuisine
One thing you definitely have to try when visiting Tbilisi is their amazing local food. Make sure to try out the traditional khachapuri (cheese bread), tolma (stuffed cabbage rolls), mtsvadi (skewered shish kebab) and other delicious dishes.
Mingle at Fabrika
Fabrika is definitely one of Tbilisi’s favourites. It’s a multi-functional cultural center with urban-style cafes and bars, studios, shops, a coworking space and even the biggest hostel in the region. They organize many events that attract both travellers and locals.
Walk Over the Tbilisi Peace Bridge
The Bridge of Peace is one of the most well-recognized landmarks of the capital as well as a significant tourist attraction. It’s a bow-shaped pedestrian bridge constructed out of steel and glass, linking the Rike Park with Old town.
Visit the Chronicle of Georgia
The Chronicle of Georgia, often called the “Tbilisi Stonehenge”, is a monument close to the Tbilisi sea. It consists of 16 pillars where the top parts feature kings, queens and heroes and the bottom depicts stories from the life of Christ.
See the Google Maps location of the Chronicle of Georgia here.
Have Some Fun at Mtatsminda Park
This landscaped park is located at the top of Mount Mtatsminda overlooking the city. It features carousels, water slides, a roller-coaster and a big Ferris wheel.
Stroll Around the Narikala Fortress
This ancient fortress is overlooking the whole Tbilisi and the Mtkvari river. There are two walled sections at the fortress, located on a steep hill between the sulfur baths and the botanical gardens of Tbilisi. On the lower court there is the recently restored St Nicholas church.
Here is the Google Maps location of the Narikala Fortress.
Visit the Freedom Square
Freedom Square, often called also Liberty Square is located right in the centre of Tbilisi and is one of the most recognizable squares in the city. It’s a popular place to stroll around, grab a bite or enjoy some people-watching.
Click here for the Google Maps location of Freedom Square.
Shop at Galleria Tbilisi
This multi-level shopping mall right in the heart of the city offers plenty of shopping opportunities for world-renowned brands, a food court, a movie theatre and a play area.
Check out the location of Galleria Tbilisi on Google Maps.
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