Life in Tbilisi
Living in Tbilisi
Tbilisi is the vibrant capital city and the political heart of Georgia, the main site of its institutions of government and home to more than one in three of its citizens. The city is known for its distinctive architecture, which reflects itself in the city’s past and comprises an eclectic mix of Medieval, Neoclassical, Art Nouveau, Stalinist and Modernist structures. Tbilisi is one of the safest cities in Europe and frequently ranks among the most popular emerging destinations thanks to Georgia’s growing tourism industry. The city differentiates itself with low living costs. According to Teleport’s city rankings, Tbilisi is a good place to live with high ratings in housing, business freedom and safety.
Tbilisi has cool winters and warm summers. There is very little rain and most rain falls on the summer months. It is common to snow in Tbilisi in the beginning of the year, with January being the coldest month.
Tbilisi has sufficiently developed and convenient public transport. The schedule for buses can be traced on the board on most of the bus stops. The city also has a subway, with only 2 branches and is easy to use. The fare of public transport ranges from 50 to 80 Tetri. There is a single ticket for buses, marshrutka buses, and cable cars. You can pay by a Metro money card that you top up with money as you need or by credit card.
There are lots of restaurants and cafés in Tbilisi. You can see the list of restaurants and cafés on the following web-page: http://www.infotbilisi.com/guide/. There are Glovo and Wolt apps available that are available to deliver food and goods from various places.
In case you, your family or your friends like hand-written letters or some postcards with the picture of beautiful landscapes or sights of Georgia, you might search blue postal boxes in the streets and send Georgian spirit with you letters back to your home country. For more info, please visit www.gpost.ge
Entertainment & Nightlife
In Tbilisi, you can explore various entertainment venues you might be interested in, such as: cinemas, theatres, museums and Opera. You will find lots of clubs in Tbilisi – night life doesn’t stop in the city. It is quite easy to find a place that suits your mood perfectly, whether you want to dance, watch some football on a big screen, or have cozy night somewhere on a terrace enjoying your cocktail, visit underground places or just have lots of fun with your friends. There are some very popular events such as: Tbilisi Open Air Festival, Art Gene Festival, Black Sea Jazz Festival, Gem Fest you might be interested with.
While living in Tbilisi you can find shopping malls which combine leisure, retails and entertainment services such as: Tbilisi Mall, City Mall, East Point, Merani Mall and Galleria Tbilisi.