About Sights – Rike Park in Tbilisi

Rike_Park. Photo by Kober, via Wikimedia Commons.

Rike Park (Georgian: რიყის პარკი) is a public recreation area in Tbilisi, popular with families, tourists and residents out for a stroll. During summer evenings, a music and light show accompanies a choreographed fountain display. Located on the left bank of the Mtkvari River the park is easy to access from the Old Town via … Continue reading

About Sights – Concert Hall and Exhibition Center in Tbilisi

Concert Hall and Exhibition Center in Rike Park. Photo courtesy of Tbilisi Government.

A new concert hall/exhibition center is nearing completion in Rike Park on the left bank of the Mtkvari River in Tbilisi. Its designer is Massimiliano Fuksas, whose other works include the nearby Tbilisi Public Service Hall. Add it to your list of sights to see in Tbilisi! Photos courtesy of the President’s Administration and Tbilisi Government. … Continue reading

About Sights – Aerial Tramway in Tbilisi

Inside the Tbilisi Aerial Tramway Terminus at Rike Park

On 23 June 2012 a new aerial tramway opened in Tbilisi. It connects the newly constructed Rike Park, that sits just across the Mtkvari river from the Old Town, with Narikala, the fortress that overlooks the city. The terminus at Rike Park with the Bridge Of Peace in the Background A one-way journey costs 1 GEL. … Continue reading