Kartlis Deda statue was erected on the top of Sololaki hill in 1958, the year Tbilisi celebrated its 1500th anniversary. Prominent Georgian sculptor Elguja Amashukeli designed the twenty-metre aluminium figure of a woman in Georgian national dress. She symbolizes the Georgian national character: in her left hand she holds a bowl of wine to greet those who come as friends, and in her right hand is a sword for those who come as enemies.



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Founded: 1958
Category: Statues in Georgia

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Arwa AbuKashef (2 months ago)
Such a marvellous spot, and view and feeling i got when i was close to it! I liked it, and i think it's designer's sense is an excellent one ? U can pick a fruit cup, ice cream, chimney ice cream and many sovinours ,,, i wanted to visit the botanical garden , but got busy
Bilal Akpınar (3 months ago)
Beautiful monument! Mother of Georgia has a beautiful Tbilisi view! But I didn’t find any good spot so take a photo! But you can see the statue from Rike park the park is also wonderful! If weather is good and not windy you can take you can go up via cable car!
NaturesCycleLLC Circulus (6 months ago)
The beginning was good, we rode up in the cable car and saw the Mother of Georgia. However, when we were leaving we were literally grabbed by a guy with birds and forced to take a picture then they asked for 60 after we told them no. They grabbed my fiancée and I had to literally take his hands and throw them off several times. After that the cable car down magically stopped and we were forced to walk all the way down. It was a very threatening situation where someone aggressively grabbed us. Be careful of the couple with the birds.
Sally (8 months ago)
I loved the statue. Unfortunately there was no pedestal with information about the statue so I couldn’t know the history of it but I just saw it and it was a very tall and breathtaking statue
Abdullah Maher (13 months ago)
This place located on the top side of the city, i recommend to go there to stay and enjoy with the weather on the summer if not sunny, there you will have to view of Tbilisi city.
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