Nestled at the seashores of the Mt’k’vari River, is the biggest city as well as the capital metropolis of Georgia. In olden times, it was called as Tiflis but was changed in 1936. The city was formed by the King of Georgia, Vakhtang Gorgasali, in the 5th century. Later on, it was turned into a capital city after hundred years. It is a chief edifying, cultural as well as social hub of Georgia. Today, the capital city is on the rise as an imperative transportation itinerary for both business development and universal power.
Fine Arts Museum
Lying at the northeastern side of Tavisuplebis moedani is a fascinating Fine Arts Museum displaying artifacts and ancient relics for various centuries and ending up to the 20th century. One of the eye catching fractions of the museum is the treasury fraction, which can be accessed only when you are accompanied with a guide. It encompasses a rich collection of idols and other costly pebbles and metalwork reflecting every part of the country and the archaic cathedrals. It houses various venerated and consecrated items of Georgia. The museum also reflects one of the most staggering private vestiges of the 12th century Empire. This is a sparkling relic of Queen Tamar, fixed with 4 bright greens, 5 rubies and 6 gems.
Tsminda Sameba Cathedral
Lying on the Elia Mountain is the magnificent emblem of the country’s aftermath of Soviet spiritual resurgence. This splendid Holy Trinity Cathedral was sanctified in 2004 after strenuous construction for 10 years. There is a gigantic architectural design measuring 84 meters high and built of material, blocks, sandstone and limestone and having a gorgeous golden dome affixed in the middle. It also features fascinating lit up document of the New Testament, wrapped up in a silver covering, encased in a translucent glass at the right side of the altar.
Open-Air Museum of Ethnography
Nestled at about 3 kilometers on the rise of the Vake Park, is the magnificent Open-air Museum of Ethnography. The anthology encompasses almost 70 customary, largely of which are timber residences representing Georgia and is sprawled over a forested hilly area having spectacular sights. At the lower part of the museum, there are the most astounding and archaic displays featuring conventional fixtures, carpets and paraphernalia. It also houses an archaeological section encompassing beautiful minster of the 6th and 7th centuries respectively.
Narikala Fortress is the pre-historic emblem of the city’s magnificence. The walls of the castle reflect the times gone by the 4th century, when the Narikala was the Persian Castle. The Arabs built large portion of the walls currently subsisted along with the basis of the towers in the 8th century. Afterwards, the Turks, Persian and the Georgians were managed to renovate the Narikala. However, a massive bang of the Russian armaments that were hoarded here, annihilated the castle as well as the Cathedral of St Nicholas, existed inside the citadel, in 1827. Nevertheless, the cathedral was refurbished in the year 1990, thanks to the financial assistance of the chief of the police department. At the summit of the castle, you will have a spectacular glimpse of entire city.
Some time ago, Shavteli was the excruciating pre-historic centre of the Old Town. You will find out the magnificent Anchiskhati Minster here, being the most archaic living cathedral in the capital city. It was erected by the son of King Gorgasali named as Dachi in the 6th century. The name was derived from the hero of Anchi Church in Klarjeti, transported in this area dates back to the 17th century and at the moment, in the Fine Arts Museum. This worth-seeing cathedral has undergone refurbishments many a times before, mostly in the 17th century. The uppermost walls of the cathedral together with the block columns were also built in the same century.
Tbilisi is therefore, a vibrant and ancient city with full of archaic sites, cathedrals, castles and eye catching museums lying around, grasping the attention of the visitors.