The Most Stunning Architectural Buildings You Shouldn't Miss in Georgia [IMAGES]
Besides impressive medieval churches and fortresses, Georgia also has dozens of amazing historic and modern architectural buildings. Many of them have been built in recent years, some others are from the soviet era or from the nineteenth century.
Here is our selection or the must-see ones:
The Georgian National Opera and Ballet Theater of Tbilisi, 1847-1851. Formerly known as the Tiflis Imperial Theater - an opera house situated on Rustaveli Avenue in Tbilisi, Georgia. Architect: Antonio Scudieri (original), Viktor Schröter (rebuild)
The Bank of Georgia headquarters (since 2007) - a Soviet-era buildings in Georgia's capital Tbilisi, designed by architects George Chakhava and Zurab Jalaghania. for the Ministry of Highway Construction of the Georgian SSR and finished in 1975.
The Wedding Palace or Palace of Rituals (Georgian: a building in Tbilisi designed by architect Victor Djorbenadze. It was built in 1984.
Tbilisi Public Service Hall - an agency of the Georgian government which provides a variety of public services, located near the Mtkvari River. Designed by the Architects: Massimiliano Fuksas Location: Tbilisi, Georgia. 2010 – 2012.
Tbilisi Music Theatre and Exhibition Hall, located inside the green area called Rhike Park, in Tbilisi, Georgia. The building consists of two different soft shaped elements that are connected as a unique body at the retaining wall. Every shapes has his own function: The Musical Theatre and the Exhibition Hall. Designed by the Architect: Massimiliano Fuksas.
Sarpi Border Checkpoint - a customs checkpoint is situated at the Georgian border to Turkey, at the shore of the Black Sea. Designed by the Architect J. Mayer H. 2011
Mestia Police Station in Georgia;s mountainous region of Svaneti. Designed by the Architects Reis Hugo / J. Mayer H.
Tbilisi Emergency Control Centre - It unifies the control center of fire, rescue, medical emergency and patrolling services, which are available 24 hours a day by dialing the number 112 from any mobile and fixed telecommunication network. D. Gogiashvili. Tbilisi, 2012
Gori Highway rest stop with supermarkets, farmers’ markets and exhibitions for arts and crafts. Location: Highway, Gori, Georgia. 2009 - 2011. Juergen Mayer H. / Project architect: Dr. Paul Angelier.
The Bridge of Peace stretches 150 metres (490 ft) over the Mtkvari River with an interactive light display at night, generated by thousands of white LEDs. Designed by the Italian architect Michele De Lucchi.
Ministry of Internal Affairs building, Georgia designed by the Italian architect Michele De Lucchi. The Georgian Parliament Building in Kutaisi. The building is located in a large surface area that is to become a landscape landmark: The Millennium Park, which has also been designed by Architecture firm, CMD Inginieros.
New McDonald's building In Batumi, Georgia, designed by Harvard-educated architect Giorgi Khmaladze