11:00 Meet your Guide at Marjanishvili metro station. Walk along the Aghmashenebeli avenue to the direction of the Old Tbilisi – pedestrian tourist area on the left bank of Mtkvari. From here, we can easily reach the Vorontsov square and Saarbrucken Bridge. Cross the bridge to walk through the daily flea market. Mshrali Khidi is the local name of flea market, which translates from Georgian as “dry bridge”. Handicrafts, arts, paintings and antics are displayed on the roadway, in the park and along the bridge. You can find old books, stamps coins, even daggers and swords mixed with icons and felt. At the end of the bridge, we approach the Orbeliani Palace – the residence of Georgian president. Nearby we encounter a flower market.
The old city wall and entrance to Kala is near Pushkini street. From here, we walk towards Gabriadze Puppet Theater and its watchtower. Try to reach the tower for midday as the popular Tbilisi melody is played by the puppets at 12:00.
Walk on Chakhrukadze street – we are inside the old city wall, this district is called Kala. Stop for a few minutes at Anchiskhati basilica- the marvelous 6th c. building and observe frescoes inside. The narrow street takes us to the King Erekle II square and glass Bridge of Peace. Panoramic view of the entire old town opens from this modern bridge - Narikala fortress, Sulphur Bathhouse district, Meidani. Afterwards, we cross the bridge for aerial ropeway. Continue walking to Rike park towards the Cable car. The cabin goes up to fort on the hill top.
Take a few minute ride by a cable car and enjoy breathtaking views of Old Tbilisi. From the top of the station there is a pass to Tbilisi Botanical Garden and old city wall. The monument Mother of Georgia -"Kartlis Deda" is nearby.
Stroll downhills to Botanical Garden street, stop by the early 19th c Mosque and discover 14 m waterfall hidden in the Legvtakhevi canyon. Continue to the Sulphure Bathhouse District named in Georgian as Abanotubani. Meidani square was the well-known gathering place for caravans coming from China for trade, now the square is surrounded by nice cafes, restaurants and art galleries.
Take a look at an old bread bakery and taste hot bread. Continue a walk to Shardeni Street. Small art cafes and galleries across the street leads to 19th c. Synagogue, Cholokashvili street and eventually the Freedom Square.
We finish the tour at the shopping mall Galleria Tbilisi near the Liberty (Freedom) square metro station.