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I was last in Tbilisi four years ago. Then, too, the airplane landed in the middle of the night, and as the taxi rushed along the empty streets at five in the morning...

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Chardin One Concept Store, Tbilisi

Chardin One Concept Store is a destination for people interested in what’s currently hot in Georgian fashion, design and contemporary art. Located on Chardin...

Hotel Citadel Narikala, Tbilisi

Although the Tbilisi hotel scene has noticeably revived itself over the last few years with the addition of several bright new players, the small and charming...

Rooms Hotel Tbilisi, Tbilisi

Rooms Hotel Tbilisi is the first design hotel in Tbilisi. It is located in the Vera neighbourhood, one of the oldest in central Tbilisi and long known for its...

Sofia Melnikova's Fantastic Douqan, Tbilisi

Being the most hard-to-find eatery in the city, this fact alone makes it also one of the most sought-after. It is located, theoretically, in the courtyard of the State Museum of Literature...

Insider: Nata Janberidze and Keti Toloraia, Tbilisi

I guess what makes Tbilisi special to us are the people who live here. And the famous Georgian hospitality, and also the very close human relationships and friendships...

Pheasant’s Tears, Tbilisi

Pheasant's Tears winery is a fantastic project, grown from a meeting of a landscape artist and a winemaker. In 2005, an American artist John...

Maspindzelo! Seasonal Project, Tbilisi

If you feel like a summer meal outside the city, the Maspindzelo! chain offers a number of seasonal restaurant projects operating from May through...

Pur Pur, Tbilisi

Restaurant-bar-exhibition hall Pur Pur is located quite off the central streets, one would even say - in a slum area of Tbilisi...

Things To Do, Tbilisi

Tbilisi is a great starting point for journeys to other parts of Georgia. One should allot about ten days in order to gain at least a small impression of...

National Museum of Instruments, Tbilisi

This museum houses authentic musical instruments from Georgia and the Southern Caucasus, as well as classical instruments from Europe...

The Giorgi Chitaia Open Air Museum of Ethnography, Tbilisi

This open air museum was founded in 1966 by the famous Georgian ethnographer Giorgi Chitaia, whose name it bears today...

Shalva Amiranashvili Museum of Fine Arts, Tbilisi

The Georgian National Museum of Art, which bears the name of the outstanding art historian Shalva Amiranashvili, houses the country's finest...

Khachapuri Houses, Tbilisi

Khachapuri (bread that is filled with cheese) is a basic staple of Georgian cuisine. Each region has its own khachapuri preparation...

Tsiskvili, Tbilisi

For a slightly different feel of Tbilisi, it is worth having your evening meal at the Tsiskvili restaurant, which is located outside of the city centre...

Dzveli Sakhli, Tbilisi

The Old House restaurant or Dzveli Sakhli might be the best choice if you want to enjoy authentic Georgian cuisine...

Worth knowing, Tbilisi

The best way to get around Tbilisi is by taxi. If your destination is right in the city centre, then the average price is 3 lari...

Vinoground, Tbilisi

A great place in Tbilisi to taste Georgian wine is Vinoground. The store is located in a 300-year-old wine cellar in the Old Town, and, as befits a proper Georgian oasis of...

Vinotel, Tbilisi

Vinotel is well-suited to those who value traditional values and a certain degree of discreetness. Housed in one of Tbilisi's historic mansions, the modestly-sized...

Culinarium, Tbilisi

If you're looking for some local spice, your first impression of Culinarium might be: been here, done that (in terms of the place's looks), from Stockholm to Berlin...

Tabla, Tbilisi

Tabla is currently Tbilisi's best restaurant serving traditional Georgian food. They've earned this praise not only due to their excellent lamb shashlik, tolma...

Essence , Tbilisi

I was last in Tbilisi four years ago. Then, too, the airplane landed in the middle of the night, and as the taxi rushed along the empty streets at five in the morning...

Bread House, Tbilisi

Another great idea by the M-Group restaurant chain: a restaurant-bakery where you can see the tall loaves of Kakhetian shoti or thin madauri bread...

In the Shadow of Metekhi, Tbilisi

In the Shadow of Metekhi is an absolutely classic Georgian restaurant that never fails to offer an opportunity to enjoy a delicious meal...

Routes, Tbilisi

Start with the city's loveliest part - the Old Town. Walk along Chardin Street from one end to the other - renovated and dolled up...

Narikala Fortress, Tbilisi

The Narikala Fortress' ancient walls, which rise over the city, offer a scenic view of Tbilisi and its surroundings. Although the beginnings of the fortress...

Museum of Soviet Occupation, Tbilisi

The Soviet occupation of Georgia lasted for seven decades (1921-1991) and this museum is dedicated to documenting those times...

Simon Janashia Museum of Georgia, Tbilisi

This is Tbilisi's largest historical museum, which offers a unique look at both the human and natural history of the Caucasus region...

Betsy's, Tbilisi

Betsy's is one of the best-known small hotels in Tbilisi, being a favourite of Western diplomats and business people...

Khinkali Café in Mtskheta (next to the Prosecutor’s Office), Tbilisi

Georgians love to eat well and in this respect, they are very demanding. The locals maintain that the best khinkali and shashliks can be found...

Kalakuri, Tbilisi

The Kalakuri restaurant, bar and night club is currently Tbilisi's most stylish venue - the real spot to head to if you want to feel the pulse..

Tbilisi: Where the East Meets the West, Tbilisi

Most airplanes land in Tbilisi at night. Observed when racing through the streets from the airport at four in the morning, the city seems like Cinderella...