Tbilisi Botanical Garden
There is a beautiful few centuries old garden in the historical part of Tbilisi. Once during the times of ancient states, this territory belonged to royal gardens. References on this can be found in the manuscripts of travelers dating back to the 17th century. Gardens transformed into arboretums with the time. It is estimated that it was founded in 1845 in its present look. This verity makes it one of the oldest botanical gardens in the post-Soviet area.
Tbilisi botanical garden has more than 3500 kinds of plants. Its territory of 128 hectares presents both, local and world flora. There are a lot of pavilions, shady alleys, few waterfalls and mounting bridges scattered around the garden for comfort of visitors. It is an ideal spot for walking and cycling.
Moreover, it is a place of interest for those who are interested in flora due to its collection of rare plants. Historians will find it curious to see old Muslim cemetery where many distinguished figures of the Caucasus are buried, it is also located on the territory of the garden. Finally, those romantic personalities living in each of us can enjoy watching the nature by the river under the shade of a century-long tree.