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No matter where you are in Georgia on the east side of the Black Sea in Europe, you'll be able to make a number of interesting Georgia day trips to see a variety of different cultural sites and attractions. This country, located at the southern edge of Russia, has recently been in the news for political strife and turmoil, and the result is that a number of attractions have lost important tourist revenue. While it's a dangerous place to visit, those who do venture there are rewarded by breathtaking sites and accommodating locals.
The capital of Georgia is a must-see for any traveler to the area. Featuring a huge number of antique and ancient buildings, fountains, bathhouses, restaurants, bars and more, Tbilisi is a cultural haven in this country. Be sure to check out live performances and the several different public squares scattered throughout the city.
Another of the most popular destination cities in Georgia, Mzkheta is home to a distinct and awe-inspiring ancient fortress, several churches and cathedrals, a monastery and more. While it's smaller and therefore less vibrant in some ways than Tbilisi, Mzkheta is oftentimes considered to be more uniquely "Georgian" than the larger city on this list, and it's easier to find locals to interact with if you're interested in that endeavor.
There are many other smaller sites in Georgia as well, and a number of different day trip options exist, depending upon your unique preferences. Speak with a representative from your hotel or a tourism agency for more information.
Tbilisi is the ancient capital of Georgia, where about 1 500 000 inhabitants live. It was founded in 5th century AD by the Georgian King of Kartli Vakhtang Gorgasali. Nowadays Tbilisi is the main industrial, cultural and social center of Georgia.
Old Tbilisi and Sulfur Baths - Foundation of Tbilisi is related to Tbilisi Sulphur baths. According to the legend, King Vakhtang Gorgasali discovered these sulphur baths while hunting. So the name Tbilisi derives from Georgian word "Tbili", meaning more..
In the morning pick up from Tbilisi hotel. You will combine walking and driving in old and new districts of Tbilisi, visiting outstanding landmarks of our capital city accompanied by a guide during the tour. Ride up to Narikhala Fortress by the aerial cable car and admire the views of the city from high. In the middle of the tour have a lunch at the local Georgian restaurant with traditional dishes. After lunch visit Caravanserai - Tbilisi History Museum. Stroll on Rustaveli Avenue, where you can buy handicrafts and souvenirs. In the evening return to the hotel. SITES TO more..