Tbilisi International Airport (IATA: TBS) is 17km southeast of the city centre. There are ATMs, multiple SIM card vendors, a CIP lounge, and free Wi-Fi (Silknet) in the airport. Bush Avenue leads from the airport to downtown Tbilisi.
Present-day 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.
Tbilisi lies in the centre of eastern Georgia, in the foothills of the Trialeti mountain range.
According to Georgian legends, it was founded in the 5th century by King Vakhtang Gorgasali who, while hunting, shot a pheasant which fell into a warm spring and was either boiled or healed.
Either way, the king was inspired to found a city on the site, and the name of the city derives from the Georgian word tbili meaning "warm".
Standard rates are listed on a board by the taxi rank as you exit the airport, on the right hand side.
Trains from the airport to the main train station cost GEL0.50 and travel time is 30min.
The train runs only twice a day in each direction (from main station at and , from the airport at and ) If you are travelling to/from Mestia, there are flights available 5 days per week for GEL75.
სამინისტროში შესაბამისი თანამდებობის პირებთან მოქალაქეთა მიღება: მინისტრი: ხუთშაბათი - სთ; ტელეფონი: 2 23 02 03,მისამართი: თბილისი 0134, ჩოლოყაშვილის გამზ.
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Tbilisi (Georgian: თბილისი) is the capital and the largest city of Georgia, lying on the banks of the Kura River with a population of roughly 1.5 million inhabitants.
Tbilisi is known for its distinctive architecture, which reflects the city's storied past and comprises an eclectic mix of Medieval, Neoclassical, Art Nouveau, Stalinist and Modernist structures.