The 30 meters high Kartlis Tskhovreba monument consist of various pillars The top part of those columns shows the most important kings, queens and other heroes from Georgian history, the bottom part shows different stories from the life of Jesus Christ. Next to the monument there is a Georgian Orthodox church and a small café which is open at least during the summer months.
If you visit the Kartlis Tskhovreba monument, you won’t meet a lot of tourists there. The place is not famous at all and even many residents of Tbilisi don’t know the sight. Nevertheless we highly recommend to visit the monument - not only because of it is impressive and stunning, but also because of the view you can get from there.
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How to get there
The Kartlis Tskhovreba monument is located around 10-11 km north of the city centre and can be reached within 30 minutes by car or by taxi.
Take the metro and get out at the station Ghrmaghele. From there you can take the bus no. 90 to Military School (14 stations). From there it takes you 10-15 min to walk.
The 24km from Tbilisi International airport will take about 30 minutes by car or taxi.
The monument is not connected with the railway system.