This is an immersive excursion guided an architect into the richest district of Tiflis (Tbilisi) of the late XIX – early XX centuries – Sololaki
At the turn of the XIX-XX centuries, Tiflis made a colossal transformational qualitative leap towards a modern European city. You will clearly see in what historical, economic and aesthetic context the Sololaki district arose, proudly called by contemporaries "the Oriental Paris".
An architect will guide you to the most iconic houses of that era, and together you will "read" the styles, typologies, architectonics and layout of the urban fabric.
During this tour you will see:
And you'll also find out:
Duration: 2.5 hours
Where we start: metro station Freedom Square, Galaktion Tabidze street, house #2, main entrance to the City Hall building
Where we end: same place
For audiences 12 years and older
Walking distance 2.2 kilometers, comfortable footwear recommended