Next to the tower there is a leisure park called Mtatsminda Park, which can be reached either by foot (45min from Liberty Square), by taxi (15min from Liberty Square) or by Funicular railway, built in 1905, whose valley station is located next to Vilnius Square on Daniel Chonqadze street. The ride up to Mtatsminda park by funicular costs 2 GEL.
The Mtatsminda Park offers a Ferris Wheel and many other attractions.
The Mtatsminda Park was founded in the 1930s by the Soviets. After 2001, the park has been reconstructed and renovated. Today the park on top of the 720 m high mountain is the perfect place to cool down on hot summer days and enjoy the amazing view of the whole city. During night, when Tbilisi turns on its numerous lights, the place and the view are amazing, too.
Mtatsminda Park offers a wide range of entertainment
The Mtatsminda Park, which is bigger than 100 hectares, offers a wide range of entertainment opportunities such as water slides, carousels, a roller-coaster and many food stands and restaurants. Another highlight is the 65 m high Ferris wheel, from which the view is even better. One revolution takes more than 10 minutes.
Our tip: a romantic dinner on Mtatsminda
In the same building where the Funicular arrives there is also Funicular Restaurant Complex, one of the most stylish and romantic places in Tbilisi. The restaurant complex consists of different facilities, but we especially recommend the “Chela” restaurant, which offers traditional Georgian food. As the place is very popular, you should make a reservation in advance. It definitely pays off: The food is fantastic and the view from the terrace is romantic and unforgettable.
How to get there
It is possible to go there by car. From Freedom Square it takes you 15 min to the Mtatsminda Park.
From Griboedov Theater you can take the bus number 124. It takes you 25 min to get to the Mtatsminda Park.
From the airport it will take you around 40 min to get to the Mtatsminda Park.
The easiest way to get up there is to take the Funicular, which is located next to the Vilnius Square on Daniel Chonqadze street. The ride costs 2 GEL.