Gldani – a City Inside a City
Tbilisi is very diverse city. Mostly, Georgians and people who visits it get together in old town for different activities. But there are just few amount of people who is interested in Soviet apartment blocks around the city. This tour actually will take you there and you will discover almost a separate city of its own within Tbilisi. You will be able to explore different types of markets, the life in the suburb, how it continues through Soviet apartment blocks and through the public spaces that are changing in the face of capitalism. As we walk, you will find out what makes this part of Tbilisi special; and if the name of the tour applies to reality.
Implemented together with TAB’s partner, GEoAIR, the alternative tour of Gldani focused on the history of specific places within Gldani and their contemporary state. The processes behind them and their underlying details, which are even hardly noticed by locals. The tour delved into sites of social and urban struggles, artistic and state interventions, personal stories, urban gossip and more.