What to see, what to try and what to bring from a trip to Georgia
Over the past year Georgia has already gained the status of one of the most popular tourist destinations among Russians. Every month course on a sunny Tbilisi takes more and more of our compatriots. We have compiled a guide to the most interesting places in sunny Georgia - the country in which you fall in love at first sight.
City character - so tenderly and affectionately called Tbilisi residents. In fact, going for a walk through the old year, you never know who you will meet, and where this time you will lead the next narrow street. However, in the intricate maze of alleys smooching just the first couple of hours, and the third start to feel at home in Tbilisi.
Perhaps it is this sense of simplicity and "home" and impresses most in Georgia. Walking around the city, always meet on the way are numerous monuments and sculptures funny: the well-known characters from the cult film "Mimino" soaring director Georgy Paradjanov, first lamplighter, and even the oldest toastmaster, of course, with a cup full of wine. By the way, this is the enlarged copy of a bronze figurine, discovered during archaeological excavations in western Georgia, and Georgians forced to establish themselves in the opinion that they were the ancestors of winemaking.
WINE AND LOCAL CUISINE
Wine and local cuisine
Close to Georgia and the Russian people for the simple reason that many hours of noisy feast is raised to the kind of cult. The first and main point in the program of any tourist - fragrant khinkali to which, willy-nilly, and added chakhokhbili Satsivi and hot khachapuri with fresh vegetables and herbs. The word "diet" in the country strictly forbidden. Georgians joke that for this reason, their women, and winter and summer choose a black color in clothes.
Another important detail that could not be better characterize the mentality and temperament of the local people - the coffee in Turku. Each café at any time of the day you will always be offered a cup of aromatic coffee, brewed according to ancient Persian recipes - Historically, the influence of the Persians greatly affected the culture and architecture of Georgia.
Many long and would like to talk about the local wine, since scarce in Soviet times Kindzmarauli and Saperavi and ending with rare varieties, which are now produced by private vineyards in western and eastern Georgia. Tourists, limited in time and do not have to personally visit the wine regions of the country may become a party to the bustling tasting in one of the cellars in the center of Tbilisi.