MTSKHETA – Tbilisi

Visit UNESCO heritages Jvari and Svetitskhoveli.  Have an excursion in old Tbilisi. During one day it is possible to visit two capital cities of Georgia. First capital Mtskheta (before 5th century) and Tbilisi dated back to 1500 years. Mtskheta is announced as city-museum and is enlisted in UNESCO as the cultural heritage of the World. In one day you will be able to visit main sightseeing places of these two ancient cities.

OVERVIEW

Best period for this trip: from JANUARY till DECEMBER.

Price for per GROUP in USD:

1-3 person – 135 $

4-5 person – 156 $

6-7 person – 177 $

Child policy:

0-4 years – Free
5-9 years – 30 % deduction
10 years and over – Adult price

INCLUDES

  • Transportation
  • Professional Guide & Driver  service
  • 2 x 0.5 l. bottle of mineral water per person
  • Tickets of cable car

 

EXCLUDES

  • Services not mentioned
  • Beverages

SIGHTS TO VISIT

Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (XI centry) – one of the four greatest Cathedrals (Oshki, Bagrati Temple, Alaverdi). It is the largest historic church complex in Georgia among those who survived. During centuries it represented religious center of Christian Georgia. The Robe of Jesus and the Coat of St. Elias Prophet are buried in Svetitskhoveli.

Jvari Monastery (VI century) – Monastery is located at the tributaries of rivers Mtkvari and Aragvi, on the top of rocky mountain. It is included in the list of World Cultural Inheritance Monuments. In 30ies of IV centuries as soon as Christianity was adopted, King Mirian III erected wooden cross on this place, which later except Georgians was worshipped by the Christians from Caucasus that’s why further the Monastery built on this place was named Jvari Monastery.

Fortress of Narikala (IV century) – Fortress of Narikala is one of the oldest fortresses among historic monuments. Fortress looks at Tbilisi and river Mtkvari. Fortress was built in IV century as “The Fortress of Envy.” Narikala is one of the most important cultural-historic monuments of Georgia. 

Metekhi Church (XIII century) – Temple is located in Old Tbilisi on the elevated hill at the riverbank of Mtkvari, which together with King Vakhtang Gorgasali (founder of Tbilisi) carries the symbolic form of Tbilisi. According to story from church, St. Shushaniki is buried in old temple.

Sulphur baths (Abanotubani) – one of the oldest districts of Tbilisi. Name is associated with the baths built on naturally hot waters famous since ancient times. According to historic data 65 baths of mineral water have been in Tbilisi in XIII century.

ITINERARY

In the morning catching up the vehicle we go to first capital of Georgia. We will visit the monuments Jvari Monastery (VI century) and Svetitskhoveli (XI century) enlisted in UNESCO heritage. We will take a walk tour for visiting city. Dinner at local restaurant. After dinner we will return back to Tbilisi where after visiting Metekhi Church (XIII century) we will catch rope-way and go to Narikala Fortress (IV century). After returning back to the fortress we will visit famous sulfur baths. When evening approaches we will take a walk tour at square and Sharden street where active life in Tbilisi starts in the night.

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