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History of city Tbilisi in photos

A small historical reference

Geography: Tbilisi, in some languages still known by its pre-1936 name Tiflis, is the capital and the largest city of Georgia, lying on the banks of the Kura River. Tbilisi was founded in the 5th century AD by Vakhtang I of Iberia, and since then has served as the capital of various Georgian kingdoms and republics. Between 1801 and 1917, then part of the Russian Empire, Tiflis was the seat of the Imperial Viceroy, governing both Southern and Northern Caucasus.

Date of foundation: AD 455

History:

Population: 1 171 100

Sights:

Tbilisi. Armenian Cathedral, Kura River and Mikhailovsky Bridge
Armenian Cathedral, Kura River and Mikhailovsky Bridge
Tbilisi. Armenian Church on Avlabar
Armenian Church on Avlabar
Tbilisi. Armenian Church of Mughni Surb Gevork
Armenian Church of Mughni Surb Gevork
Tbilisi. Armenian monastery of Saint Stepanos
Armenian monastery of Saint Stepanos
Tbilisi. Armenian Vank Cathedral
Armenian Vank Cathedral
Tbilisi. Army Cathedral
Army Cathedral
Tbilisi. Army Cathedral and Mount Saint David
Army Cathedral and Mount Saint David
Tbilisi. Army Cathedral in the name of Alexander Nevsky on Gunibskaya Square
Army Cathedral in the name of Alexander Nevsky on Gunibskaya Square
Tbilisi. Assembly of the nobility
Assembly of the nobility
Tbilisi. Avlabar bridge
Avlabar bridge
Tbilisi. General view
General view
Tbilisi. Botanical Garden
Botanical Garden
Tbilisi. Botanical Garden Gate and Fortress Ruins
Botanical Garden Gate and Fortress Ruins
Tbilisi. Bridge over the ravine and tower of Botanical Garden
Bridge over the ravine and tower of Botanical Garden
Tbilisi. Celebrations September 26-28, 1901, religious procession
Celebrations on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Georgia's accession to Russia on September 26-28, 1901, religious procession
Tbilisi. Church of Saint David
Church of Saint David
Tbilisi. First classical gymnasium
First classical gymnasium
Tbilisi. Fortress and city
Fortress and city
Tbilisi. Funicular, Bottom Station
Funicular, Bottom Station
Tbilisi. Funicular, Middle Station
Funicular, Middle Station
Tbilisi. Funicular on Mount Saint David
Funicular on Mount Saint David
Tbilisi. Funicular, Ticket office on bottom station
Funicular, Ticket office on bottom station
Tbilisi. Funicular, Upper Station
Funicular, Upper Station
Tbilisi. Funicular, Upper Station
Funicular, Upper Station


Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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