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Kartlis Deda, Tbilisi

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Kartlis Deda, is a monument in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi.The 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. thumb
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  • The statue has an interesting story on the posture as well as what the statue holds and what it means. There is a very nice sitting spot right below the feet, but the glaring spot lights make it diffi...  more »
  • The statue of Kartlis Deda or the mom of Tbilisi is located on the top of Sololaki hill . This Alminium statue has twenty meters high .  more »
  • Loved it!! beautiful view of the city and wonderful atmosphere! You must visit this place if you are in Tbilisi!  more »
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  • The best Georgian national character has accepted the statue symbolized in one hand, folks interested in wine, which comes as a big bowl to offer, in the other hand, the enemy has a sword for use against
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