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Rustaveli Avenue, Tbilisi

3.9
#1 of 98 in Outdoors in Georgia
Named for a medieval Georgian poet, Rustaveli Avenue throbs with the life of the city and offers insight into the interaction of the old and new in Georgia. The avenue begins at Freedom Square, where government and cultural buildings line the street interspersed with shops and eateries. Among the imposing facades are the Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theatre, the Simon Janashia Museum of Georgia, and the former parliament building of Georgia. Walk the avenue to find small, independent stores shoulder-to-shoulder with big name, international brands. The avenue is home to a wide range of eateries, from the inexpensive cafe to fine dining establishments. Put Rustaveli Avenue on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Tbilisi travel planning site .
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  • Along the streets lined with European-style buildings, there are beautiful buildings such as opera houses, theatres, museums, houses of parliament and malls, so it's fun to walk around. There is also a restaurant and souvenir shop, so please try to walk by all means.
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  • huge avenue ; with many known shops ; best hotels are situated in this avenue ; well decorated ; nice lights in the evenings & nights ; walking is easy in this avenue  more »
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