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Rustaveli Avenue

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Rustaveli Avenue

Rustaveli Theatre and Hotel Marriot Tbilisi
Rustaveli Avenue, then called Golovin Avenue, in the 19th century

Rustaveli Avenue (Tbilisi Metro and buses.[1]

In 1989, tens of thousands of spetsnaz forces killed many protesters in the April 9 tragedy.

In 2007 and 2011, the avenue was site of anti-government protests.

Life on Rustaveli avenue

Rustaveli avenue starts at freedom square .The first building on Rustaveli avenue is Rustaveli cinema (The bigest cinema in Georgia),opposite the cinema there are the YOUTH PALACE and Former Parliament building of Georgia.Kashveti church is located between Art house of Tbilisi and Art Museum.There are many beautiful buildings on Rustaveli avenue among them are TBILISI OPERA HOUSE and RUSTAVELI THEATRE.Rustaveli is full of various cafes,shops,restaurants and other entertainment places.Rustaveli avenue is the mix of modern and 20th-century architecture.Rustaveli avenue is the place of many public protest but also it's the place of many outdoor exhibitions, performance and etc. Rustaveli is one of the best architectural and touristical centers of Tbilisi.


  1. ^ , Tim Burford, p.113ff.Georgia: The Bradt Travel Guide

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