Abanotubani is the ancient district of Tbilisi and is known for its sulfuric baths. Located at the eastern bank of the Mtkvari River Abanotubani is an important historic part of the city.

According to the legend of the King of Iberia it is the place where Vakhtang Gorgasali’s falcon fell, which led to the discovery of the hot springs and, subsequently, to the founding of a new capital.