Find out Tbilisi

This surprisingly enchanting city fascinates the visitors at first sight. While wandering through the narrow, winding paths, oriental alleys, and buzzing streets of Tbilisi even a little stone can retell its historical past. The territory counts more than 6 000 years since having been inhabited, however as the city, according to the folktale it was founded by the King Vakhtang Gorgasali in the 5th century (AD). The King was hunting in the forest when his falcon chased a pheasant. The birds fell into a hot water spring with the steam coming out from it. 

The Surprised King gave an order to build a city on this site, moreover, the name of the city derives from the word “tbili” – warm in Georgian. After Vakhtang’s death, his successor King Dachi moved the capital from Mtskheta to Tbilisi. 

  • Getting In

    Due to its strategic location, Tbilisi has regular direct flights with almost all the major cities of the region. Average Flight takes less than 4 hour travel time.

  • Getting Around

    Public transport in the city consists of two metro lines and a wide local bus network. Municipal transport operates from 6am until 12am. In addition, getting around the city during nights is possible with night buses (no222).

  • From/to Airport

    Getting from Tbilisi International Airport to the central part of the city is possible with the bus #37 24/7. The bus runs every 30 minutes. Moreover, TAXI services are also available.

  • Where to Sleep

    The accommodation sector is diversified through local and international hotels. Especially alluring among tourists are local urban-style boutique design hotels. Moreover, alternative accommodation, such as AirBnb is gaining popularity in terms of budget-friendliness.

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