Best Time to Visit Tbilisi

Tbilisi is a moderate humid subtropical climate due to many factors. These include its proximity to mountain ranges, as the region is enclosed by mountains on three sides, and to the Black Sea and Atlantic Ocean, as well as its dry inland plains. Georgia is a country of hot summers and cold winters, both of […]

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Tbilisi Shopping Guide – Shopping in Tbilisi

Tbilisi Shopping Guide – Shopping in Tbilisi

Tbilisi is the national hub for uniquely Georgian gifts and souvenirs. As the country is famous for its fine jewelry, art, antiques, hand crafted items and wine, shopping in Tbilisi is a fascinating experience as much for the selection of products of intricate, detailed craftsmanship as for the opportunity to immerse oneself in the culture […]

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Tbilisi International Airport

Tbilisi International Airport

Renovated Tbilisi International Airport (TBS), located 11 miles (17 km) from Tbilisi’s city center, is a highly modern and high-tech facility, equipped with technology systems that enable efficient passenger processing while offering a comfortable, functional and elegant space to ensure comfort for travelers. With a design that is at once contemporary, aesthetically pleasing and functional, great […]

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History of Georgia: From Ancient Times to Modern Day

History of Georgia: From Ancient Times to Modern Day

Georgians are considered to be among the most ancient peoples of the world. Archaeologists have discovered evidence of inhabitants dating as far back as the ancient Paleolithic Age, with prehistoric human remains dating to 1.8 million years ago discovered at the Dmanisi archeological site, 93 km from Tbilisi, in the river valley of Mashavera. Some […]

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Georgian Currency Lari & Exchange Rates

The national currency of Georgian money is the lari. The lari consists of 100 tetri; lari dates back to Old Georgian, one of the earliest forms of the language, and means “hoard” or “property”; tetri is a monetary word that dates back to the thirteenth century. For exchanging your currency, visitors may find many banks […]

Sightseeing in Tbilisi

Sightseeing in Tbilisi is an extraordinary opportunity to explore the city’s historically diverse architectural influences. Because of its unique position on the trade route between Europe and the Middle East, you can get a feel for how each culture and time period left its imprint on the style of architecture. Additionally, because of renovation, rebuilding, […]

Georgia: Cradle of Wine

Scholars have long regarded the mountainous regions of the area known as Transcaucasia as the locale of the earliest known wine culture in the world. This was during the Neolithic period, circa 8500-4000 BC. Transcaucasia consists of modern-day Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. At the same time, Georgia’s fertile South Caucasus valleys have been considered by […]

Restaurants, Bars, and Cafes in Tbilisi

Nestled between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, and in a geographical position to receive Russian, European, and Middle Eastern travelers, Georgian cuisine is an interesting juxtaposition of the familiar and something distinctly its own. The variety of Tbilisi restaurants can be both the source of a delicious meal and an important insight into […]

Weather in Tbilisi – Tbilisi Weather Forecast

Georgia is located in the South Caucasus, a region on the border of Southwest Asia and Eastern Europe. The borders of its capital city, Tbilisi, consist almost entirely of mountains: to the north, the Saguramo Range, and to the south and west, parts of the Trialeti Range. It receives dry air masses from the east, […]

History of Tbilisi

The first recorded history of Tbilisi dates back to the fourth century, though there is evidence of the area having been populated as far back as the fourth millennium BC. The city’s unique position on the Silk Road (a series of major trade routes connecting Southeast Asia, China, Persia, India, Europe, Egypt, and Somalia) has […]