Summer is the busiest period in terms of tourism. Here are 4 places a foreign visitor should see in Georgia, Tbilisi to experience city’s modern and traditional mix.
Narikala Fortress dates back to the fourth century and oversees Tbilisi and river Mtkvari. It is a good start to explore Tbilisi. When visiting the fortress, one should not miss Statue of Qartlis Deda, impressive monument seen from almost every part of the old city. View is great from the place, so it gives perfect opportunity to take impressive pictures.
Sameba or Holy Trinity Cathedral
It is impossible to visit every part of the city in a day, but one should not miss Sameba Cathedral, impressive sample of the Georgian architecture and culture. This is the highest Orthodox church in the East. The Cathedral is being painted and is a mix of traditional and modern style and is surrounded with beautiful garden.
So called Dry Bridge and everyday exhibition there reflects Georgia’s past and present. There one can see antique items dating back to centuries that will definitely attract attention. One can find there old items like a copper vase or an old dagger, or paintings reflecting contemporary Tbilisi views. If one is interested in collecting antique items, Dry Bridge is a great destination.
MoMA or Museum of Modern Art
Zurab Tsereteli Museum of Modern Art in Tbilisi connects past, present and future. It connects Georgia and the world, where there is exhibited more than 300 masterpieces of different genres and around 250 photos. If one is interested in exploring modern Georgian or foreign art, MoMA is a great destination.