Visit: Sakura, Tbilisi 0179 Georgia
Walking tour through old town, Metekhi Church, Narikala Fortress, Sioni and Anchikhati Churcies, Rustaveli Ave. and famous Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theater, coffee break at a local cafe and exclusive
opportunity to attend famous artists rehearsals in ballet studio.
This tour gives you the unique opportunity to visit famous Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theater and take an inside look at iconic building founded in 1851. The local guide will provide informational commentary about the history and modern life of the theater. On specific days you will be able to exclusively attend world famous artists rehearsals in the opera or ballet studio.
Our guide will meet you on reception in your hotel.
We begin our tour from the Old Town. The city offers a wide variety of sights, most of them very ancient. Starting at the church of Metekhi, we walk to the brick domes of sulfur baths and then on to spectacularly located Narikala fortress – one of the oldest fortresses in Georgia, overlooking Mtkvari river gorge. After that we visit the synagogue, Sioni and Anchiskhati churches, which mark the end of the Old Town.
After we walk along Rustaveli Avenue – the main street in Tbilisi and visit the famous Georgian National Opera and Ballet Theater. Founded in 1851, Tbilisi Opera is the main opera house of Georgia and one of the oldest such establishments in Eastern Europe. During the visit, we will have an opportunity to watch the dancers and coaches of State Ballet in the rehearsal studio lead by the one of the mostly well-known prima ballerina of modern times and artistic director of the State Ballet of Georgia – Nina Ananiashvili. The local guide will provide informational commentary about the history of Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theater, most famous Georgian mega stars, modern choreography and dancers.