By the end of the 19th century, Tbilisi was a rich, densely populated and fast-growing city. Business moguls, merchants, winemakers and landowners in search for new territories, locked their eyes on Mount St. David. It was here, in the fresh air, along the slopes and on the summit of the mountain, that the wealthiest residents chose to set their family estates, country homes, gardens and parks.
Stories of its famous inhabitants, urban legends, facts and the most fascinating buildings all await you on this Quest tour. And, of course, don’t worry about getting bored since that is not going to happen – our quests and riddles are ready and waiting to meet you along the streets of Mtatsminda.
The Georgian capital’s rich inhabitants of the second half of the 19th century competed against each other over who could build the most beautiful and extraordinary town house.
Because of their money and enthusiasm for new trends in architecture a unique style evolved – “Caucasus Modern”. And Sololaki district is a true gem of that style.
Take this walking tour through Sololaki and take part in our quest, while learning fascinating stories, and legends along the way!