During the 19th-20th century, Tbilisi started to expand beyond its city walls. At this time, Georgia was part of the Russian Empire, which brought many cultural advancements to the town. Sololaki and Mtatsminda neighborhoods are one of the best examples of that time Tbilisi. Art Nouveau style architecture dominates these parts of the city. While some of them are well-preserved, some require urgent renovation.We will see the so-called Turquoise Lace House on Rustaveli Avenue, which was saved from demolishment by Joseph Stalin, stroll on the street one merchant named after his beloved 'girlfriend', visit the former residence of a lawyer at one of the shortest streets, explore famous house of Madam Bozarjiantsi, which got awarded as one of the best residential houses in 1915, see the mystical house of Anna Madatova, and visit the former residence of Iranian Consul, etc. We assure you'll have a wonderful day with us, full of interesting stories that can't be read in any guidebook.