Tbilisi is known as a city for outdoor activities. Unlike having to go up in a tall skyscraper to enjoy the scenic sunset, Tbilisi gives an individual the option to go to nearby parks, which often stand at an elevation a bit higher than the tall buildings built in the valley by the river.
✱ A view of the Narikala Fortress.
Narikala is an ancient fortress overlooking Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, and the Mtkvari River. The fortress consists of two walled sections on a steep hill between the sulfur baths and the botanical gardens of Tbilisi. On the lower court, there is the recently restored St. Nicholas church.
✱ Ferris Wheel at Mtatsminda Park.
Ferris wheel at Mtatsminda Park
Mtatsminda Park is a famous landscaped park located at the top of Mount Mtatsminda overlooking the Georgian capital Tbilisi. The park has carousels, water slides, a roller-coaster, funicular, and a big Ferris Wheel at the edge of the mountain, offering a splendid view over the city.
✱ Cable cars by Jennifer Rice.
Cable Cars in Tbilisi
Opened in 2012, a cable car connects Rike Park on the left bank of the Mtkvari river with Narikala Fortress. For only 1 Lari you can kill two birds with one stone – gaze at the fantastic 360-degree views of the city from the large windows of the car and have an easy ride to the top of the hill.
✱ Mother of Georgia Statue.
Mother Of Georgia Statue – Kartlis Deda
Kartlis Deda is a monument in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi. The statue was erected on the top of Sololaki hill in 1958, the year Tbilisi celebrated its 1500th anniversary.
✱ Narrow streets of Old Tbilisi.
Find your own way through the narrow streets or alleyways to a cool spot where you can admire the city in the sunset.