How to get the most of your trip to Tbilisi?
If you’ve ever been wondering what to do in Tbilisi, You are in the right place. Thus you are about to find by the end of this post top crazy and exciting things to do in Tbilisi. Most of the other blogs will tell you about the touristic places, without a doubt you will enjoy hanging out in Tbilisi attractions like any other tourist. Nevertheless, if you are looking for something different, especially some information about things to do in Tbilisi at night, keep reading.
General tips [Your travel guide]
- Georgian old people are mostly conservative. The culture is generally affected by the eastern culture as can be seen all over around the country, especially with having churches in every corner. Meanwhile, the young generation tends to believe in western values. For instance, kissing in public is prohibited in some cities. In Batumi, if you kiss in public, you will be fined 50 GEL.
- The people of Georgia appreciate any attempts you are making to learn or pronounce any Georgian word. Try to use these two words a lot- Gamarjobe, which means Hello and Madloba, which means Thanks.
- Georgian girls are beautiful; however, I don’t advise you to fall in love with one of them.
- Smoking Marijuana is legal. On the other hand, buying or selling it is not authorized. That doesn’t make sense right!
- Tbilisi is a safe city, and the policemen are everywhere. Don’t hesitate to contact 112 If you need any help. Check this report out
If you want to know more about the culture and the people of Georgia, kindly watch the video below.
So let’s jump in Unusual things to do in Tbilisi
What to do in Tbilisi
Swim in Tbilisi Sea
A lot of travelers don’t know that they can enjoy swimming in the hot summer of Tbilisi. Locals enjoy swimming there; however, it has not become a touristic spot. Drinking beer and looking to the lake is a great combination. Some people prefer to chill out and read a book. A whisper in your ears smoking marijuana there should be in your list.
Georgian Cuisine, and local candy
The food in Georgia is very delicious I can not count how many times I met travelers who were complaining that they gained weight in Georgia due to its tasty eats. The most popular dish is Khinkali, which served with cheese, mushroom, potato, or beef. There’s a traditional way to eat Khinkali try to learn it as in the short video below.
Another Georgian food is Khachapuri, which served in many different shapes and has many different contents. The most famous one is Adjaruli Khachapuri, it contains unique Georgian cheese, bread, and egg.
Visit The Georgian National Museum
The National Museum of Georgia, founded in late 2004, preserves the rich and authentic content of the country’s cultural heritage and offers a learning experience for all.
Things to do in Tbilisi at night
Let’s discover and explore the capital of Georgia nightlife.
The nightlife in Tbilisi is one of many signs that indicate Georgia’s changing towards western values. Recently Tbilisi has described as Berlin of eastern Europe. Therefore there are many LGBTQ-friendly night clubs such as Cafe Gallery, and Bassiani.
Rave in Bassiani night club
In a few years, Bassiani has become a catalyst for progressive politics in the Georgian conservative society. It also helped Tbilisi become a dream destination for Techno tourists who complete their long weekend plunge into the city’s sulfur hot springs and drinking several shots of refreshing chacha.
You will enjoy watching this documentary by the BBC about Georgia’s rave revolution.
Also, If you would like to know more about Bassiani and its leading role to direct Georgian society towards the western values, check this report from The Guardian.
Drink Chacha in Dive Bar
A group of Georgians and American founded the dive bar; The bar has become the best place to go for cheap beer and meeting travelers from all over the world. Moreover two beer pong tables, live music on Wednesdays and a large outdoor area, it’s popular with locals and expats alike.
The bar staff always will speak your language from Persian to German, and to tell you they don’t make music requests politely. The bar got decent reviews on google maps.
Visit Rizo Gabriadze Theater
Although small in size; the Gabriadzé Theatre is one of the world’s leading cultural institutions. A mature puppet show full of depth and meaning has won respect and recognition of international audiences and critics. Gabriadze Theater is located in the heart of Tbilisi’s Old Town. Gabriadze himself designed the beautiful building of this unique puppet theatre.
Visit Mtatsminda Park
Surrounded by a green color enjoy the breathtaking view of the city. Mtatsminda Park is the highest point in Tbilisi; the park has a small amusement park, the Wheel of Paris (which is the highest point in Tbilisi), many restaurants and minibars. The park is a favorite meeting place for couples at night, and for everyone admires the magnificent views of the city, therefore if you enjoy the fantastic mix between the sky and city lights, visiting Mtatsminda Park should be one of your best things to do in Tbilisi.
To sum up, there are a lot of fun things to do in Tbilisi, in addition to many activities. During your time in Tbilisi, it’s possible to enjoy the beauty of the other near cities by booking daily tours to different sightseeing. Since the cost of living in Georgia is cheap, you probably extend your stay forever.
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