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TBILISI – MTSKHETA TOUR

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Mtskheta

After breakfast visit the sights of Tbilisi – an ancient historical part of the city and the modern city. Walking tour across old Tbilisi: Metekhi plateau and the rise by a ropeway on citadel Narikala. The sulfuric baths are well known around the world – a favorite place of visit of A. Pushkin and A. Dumas .

The rise on a narrow-gage railway on holy mountain – Mtatsminda. There is St. David’s church constructed by one of the Assyrian fathers – the father David.
A grave of A. Griboyedov and his beautiful wife Nino Chavchavadze with an unique inscription on a tombstone.
Departure for the ancient capital of Georgia – Mtskheta.
The cross monastery – Jvari (VI c) stands on the rocky mountaintop at the confluence of the Mtkvari (Kura) and Aragvi rivers, overlooking the town of Mtskheta.
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral is the main architecture (1010-1029) where Jesus mantle is buried.
Samtavro – Transfiguration Orthodox Church and Nunnery of St. Nino.
Lunch for an additional fee in the tavern ”Salobie” where you can taste the Lobio (The beans) prepared in small bean pots of clay with mchadi (a flat cake from cornmeal), all sorts of a pickles, khachapuri, shish kebab, khinkali.
Return to Tbilisi.

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