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Travel in Republic of Georgia Series – Abanotubani (Sulphur Bath District)

Travel in Republic of Georgia Series – Abanotubani (Sulphur Bath District)

Bath House of Tbilisi

According to Wikipedia, Abanotubani is the ancient district of Tbilisi, Georgia, known for its sulfuric baths.

 

The bath district is located at the eastern bank of the Mtkvari River at the foot of Narikala fortress and across Metekhisubani.  Abanotubani is an important historic part of the city – the place, where according to a legend the King of Iberia, Vakhtang Gorgasali’s falcon fell, leading to a discovery of the hot springs and, subsequently, to founding of a new capital.

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