Remaining greens of Tbilisi old hippodrome and other nearby locations


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This training square does not exist anymore as it was cut in half (soon after the shots have been made) by a new road connecting different parts of central neighborhoods to one transportation artery leading from downtown outbound to west.

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Engineers working on a road mapping and planning prior to the construction.

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Though the hippodrome has moved to different location near Lisi lake, there are still some functioning facilities in the old one that accommodate horses (pictures below in this post)

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Many people from nearby residential areas come to old hippodrome to rest or exercise.

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Nice bridge near “Upper Corpus” of Tbilisi State University. “Upper Corpus” is another quiet area in a close proximity to the city’s central disctricts.

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“Upper Corpus” houses departments of Economics and some of the Natural Sciences of Tbilisi State University.

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TSU Library

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Small Vere river is running beneath the “Upper Corpus” bridge, which stinks in hot days due to some sewage leakage into the stream.

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The bridge used to be a place for bungee jumping till the disaster that happened several days after this one when a young  couple died there due to a cable mechanism failure.

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Odd buildings of unknown purpose near the TSU library

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TSU Library, Tbilisi

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Views of the Nutsubidze Plateau from the “Upper Corpus”

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New road is being constructed

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Old hippodrome facilities, still used occasionally

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Unusual view of the Tbilisi TV tower, which is a city landmark and can be observed from most parts of Tbilisi

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This is the tower view from Tsavkisi/Shindisi/Tabakhmela road

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Some erratic construction in Tsavkisi

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Canion leading to the city’s botanical garden

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Sameba cathedral and Soviet blocks of Vazisubani visible in the distance

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