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Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi

Tbilisi, Georgia
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Ranked #1 of 39 Attractions in Tbilisi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

They have put a lot of effort to increase the attractiveness of the old town. The modern buildings on the other side of the river give a nice contrast to that. But 1 street behind the renovated streets and bang: Houses are falling apart and streets look like someone dropped a bomb.

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Its the beautiful side of Georgia. You can witness its soul and past which is a must!! There is a lot of churches and bridges over the river Mtkvari.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Here for 5 days with my husband. We loved it here! The old town is cramped with many many shops, cafes, churches, synagogue, taxis, and many more! Happy visiting!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Day and Night you will most likely be transiting, eating, or shopping here. Souvenir shops dot the sidewalks as well as many places to eat once you are in the center of old town. You'll have options of local cuisine, fusion, or international locations. You will most likely pay the tourist price for these places. There are several bars and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Wow, what a place. Its like walking around a film set. Go before the whole thing collapses. Some beautiful building in a terrible state of repair.

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Antalya, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I love how the entire Old Tbilisi looks like, so old but still refreshing to see how history made itself. I think it is a place where I can just walk but never gets tired or sit down in an old coffee shop in the corner along the European park and just see how beautiful it is. :)

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Mysłowice, Polska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Just great - I recommend Tblisi to all people visiting Georgia. You can see a variet of old and completely new architecture.

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Warszawa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

this is a place where one street is fully refurbished while buildings at the other nearly fall apart. modern design can be found opposite to centuries old palaces. very safe and accessible - good location for a break between hiking in the mountains of Georgia

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We enjoyed walking on streets of old Tbilisi with ancient pieces of architecture and newly built ones imitating old buildings. To us, it's one of "have to see" places in Tbilisi.

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Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Georgia is simply fantastic ...Tbilisi old town it's a really nice place full of life and different cultures, represented from the presence of all major religions within the city centre. Plenty of nice places where to eat or just hang around

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