Tbilisi: Capital sulfur baths

Almost in the center of the Georgian capital, on the banks of the river are located the well-known outside of Tbilisi sulfur baths, which are also called the King Rostom baths. It is absolutely obvious fact because here there are many sulfur springs For those familiar with the history of the emergence of Tbilisi people here like baths. As a rule, most of the baths was built between the XVII and XIX century. The most famous bath is Iraklievskaya bath. That she was the cause of a property dispute between the Russian monarch and local nobles.


The most beautiful room, which offers the opportunity to explore every tour operator in Georgia, is Orbelianskaya bath. The side of the building have been professionally decorated with minarets. Architects ancient blue tile used to decorate the facade of the lancet. Due to the large amount of material of blue color used in the construction of the bath, it is very often called the blue room.


The interior of this building, giving courage to the spirit of the body and health, also deserves special attention. For example, the walls of this building is decorated with various mosaics, ceramic tiles and so on. In Tbilisi, you can find other baths, each of which is named after its founder and original owner:

  • Bebutovskaya;
  • breech;
  • Sumbatovskaya;
  • Zubalovskaya .


Unique internal atmosphere of these places has brought inspiration to many poets, artists and writers. For example, in 1829, Alexander Pushkin paid Tiflis baths a lot of space in his famous works. The whole history of Georgian sulfur baths full of dramatic events, such as they are very often subjected to destruction, but then there were patrons who contributed to their recovery.