Architecture delights in Tbilisi Georgia [in pictures]

Panoramic view of Tbilisi, Georgia

Embark on a virtual tour of the unbelievable architecture of Tbilisi with this photo guide to the city. You need to see it to believe it.

There are not many cities on this earth that scream for attention the minute you fly in, but the capital of Georgia wants nothing more than to wow you every second of your stay. With a history so rich you could paint it in gold, the earth here has been decorated with structures, monuments and architecture with at least a dozen styles from every era since 458 AD. So here you have it, a sneak peak at how beautifully quaint and impressive your stay in Tbilisi will be.

First and foremost, the flight in. Tbilisi is so colorful it will look like a bag of spilled M&M’s lain out at your feet, and just as delicious.

When you get a closer look, you will see it isn’t only colors that sets this city apart. A mash-up of Georgian, European, Russian and Byzantine building styles has made this a city of art.

View of Tbilisi Old town SololakiZoom in even further and check out the intricate and delicate finishing touches added to these already spectacular buildings. Every square centimeter is a space for artistic expression.

Architecture in Tbilisi, Georgia

Don’t forget to catch Tbilisi at night as well.

View of Old Town and Narikala Fortress at night in Tbilisi, Georgia

With eighty percent of residents belonging to the church, there are plenty of stunning places of worship to feast your eyes upon.

From 1184, the Georgians were ruled by Queen Tamar who saved the city from being destroyed by war on many occasions. She was so loved by her people and was so fierce, that she was referred to as King Tamar and on her deathbed people were willing to sacrifice their children to help her recover.

Tbilisi Old Town

Even their Sulphur baths look like they have been touched by design.

Sulphur baths in Tbilisi, Georgia

You will see some modern delights too. In 2003, the country started tackling corruption and built glass police houses and government buildings so the public could watch government employees work, making them more accountable.

Public service Hall glass building in Tbilisi, Georgia© iStock/kavunchik

And the modern structures don’t stop there. Find amazing juxtapositions of contemporary versus historical art all around the city, like this bridge.

The peace bridge in Tbilisi over the Mtkvari River© iStock/master1305

When here be sure to stay right by the river in this magical city at Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel, Tbilisi and enjoy an unforgettable view.

Panoramic view of Tbilisi at sunset, Georgia

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