Tbilisi (or Tiflis, meaning 'Hot Water') was named so in 452 by King Vahtang Gorgasali because of its natural sulphur hot springs. The springs are supposed to have medicinal qualities and are still used by locals today. ..Although the sulphur lends an odd smell to the baths, they make for a relaxing visit. Tbilisi's remaining mosque is on the hill at right.
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Tbilisi and our visit to Georgia.