Tbilisi

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Sulphur bath

Sulfur baths

The sulfur bath has been a tradition in Tbilisi going back hundreds of years. The city's abundance of sulfur springs has been harnessed and used to naturally. According to the legend, the king of ancient Iberia, Vakhtang I Gorgasali, once hunted in the forests near the first capital of Georgia – Mtskheta. After some time, he saw a pheasant, then shot and killed the bird. The king sent his falcon to find the prey.

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