A characteristic of Tbilisi’s ongoing transformation is its sharply opposing styles of architecture. The old city, Abanotubani, is still in rubble – while traces of Georgia’s era as a former Soviet Union republic combine in the post-constructivist, 18-storey Bank of Georgia headquarters. A super-modern Peace Bridge pops up along those old facades. The juxtaposition between new and old in the Georgian capital makes for unusual sights – no matter which style you prefer.
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