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Rustaveli Avenue, Tbilisi

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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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  • Rustaveli Avenue is the central avenue in Tbilisi named after the medieval Georgian poet, Shota Rustaveli. The avenue starts at Freedom Square and extends for about 1.5 km in length. We walked from.....  more
    Rustaveli Avenue is the central avenue in Tbilisi named after the medieval Georgian poet, Shota Rustaveli. The avenue starts at Freedom Square and extends for about 1.5 km in length. We walked from.....  more »
  • Rustaveli is good for long walks, and it has so many beautiful and historic buildings. You can take a walk from the beginning to the end and see lots of cool places and enjoy a cup of coffee or tea. 
    Rustaveli is good for long walks, and it has so many beautiful and historic buildings. You can take a walk from the beginning to the end and see lots of cool places and enjoy a cup of coffee or tea.  more »

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