Route – – Anchiskhati church – Metekhi – Narikala castle – Sioni Cathedral – Sameba cathedral
Duration – 5-6 hours. Start time 10:00 – End time 16:00
Transport – walking or Comfortable bus.
Tbilisi formerly known as Tiflis, is the capital and the largest city of Georgia, lying on the banks of the Mtkvari River with a population of roughly 1.5 million inhabitants. Founded in the 5th century AD by Vakhtang Gorgasali, the Georgian King of Kartli (Iberia) and made into a capital in the 6th century, Tbilisi is a significant industrial, social, and cultural center.
Anchiskhati church – built in 5th-6th centuries, is situated in Old Tbilisi. It is triple-nave basilica.
Metechi church of Holy Virgin – buit in 5th century and rebuilt in 13th century. Royal palace was situated here before moving to Narikala Castle. Metechi is a central-domed church.
Narikala castle – exists here since the middle of the 4thcentury. It was occupied by Iranian, North Caucasian and Byzantine, Arab conquerors in various periods of time. Royal palace was also resided here. Church of St. Nickoloz was built within the castle in 13th century. It was rebuilt in the latter half of 20th century.
Sioni cathedral – was initially built in the 6 th-7thcenturies. Since then, it has been destroyed by foreign invaders and reconstructed by Georgians several times. The current church is based on a 13th century version with some changes from the 17th to the 19th centuries.
Sameba cathedral – Holy Trinity Cathedral, called as “Millennium Building”. Sameba is the greatest Orthodox Cathedral in Georgia and Caucasus. It represents the synthesis of cross–domed and central-domed churches. It is 100 meters in heigt.
Tour package price:
Number of tourists 2 6
Price per person 40EUR 25EUR
The price includes:
Meals – 1 Times (Dinner)
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