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Monument of King Vakhtang Gorgasali

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

A very catchy status of the King on the horse which cannot be missed while you stroll around the city. We didn’t make it to the top as we could see some maintenance work being carried out at the church and were not sure if...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Near the church and main area of Tbilisi the history behind this is strong and the man on the horse was a big man with a very heavy sword worth a visit for yourself and reading up on this king for me a definite 5...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

The church is very beautiful though they are fixing something on the side. The place was clean and the view was amazing. The river at the back of the monument was brown in color but other than that it's beautiful and historic.

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

One simply cannot visit Tbilisi and not meet the King! Funnily I did not make a trip to see the statue. However I did not really have to, because wherever I seemed to go I could see the king sitting mighty on his horse. While...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Worth the short walk up the hill to see this statue and the church where it stands. We were lucky to see a wedding which was taking place and having photos in the courtyard. The statue is impressive and there are plenty of benches to...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

My experience in Tbilisi was lovely, I loved this city and I am always ready to go there. as there is a lot of places to visit there

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

This equestrian statue stands just before the striking dramatically positioned old Metekhi Cathedral on a cliff above the Mtkvari river. It's dedicated to King Gorgasali, 5th cent ruler of the Iberian kingdom, famous for its battles with Iran and establishing Tbilisi as a new capital....More

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

King Vakhtang Gorgasali watch Tbilisi from above the river, and he is close to Shardeni and not very far also from Rustaveli.

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

What Can you say, of cours 5 stars to Vakhtang :) The Gorgasali (Wolf headed) because he has the face of the wolf (and actually of the lion too) on his hat(war hat)

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Beautiful statue overlooking the river and beautiful old town. The King supervises the constant flow of traffic below.

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