Georgian Central Railway Station. Tbilisi Central is the main railway station of the country. Georgia. 04/11/2010
Georgian Central Railway Station is the main railway station of the country. In 2010 the station was restored and many shops was opened there few months ago. Today it is railway station and big shopping center of the capital of Georgia with supermarkets, cafes, restaurants and fashion shops.
The Tbilisi central station is the central railway station of Tbilisi with an adjacent shopping mall. The first central station in Tbilisi was built in 1872, with trains to the black sea port of Poti. In the 1940 the building was demolished and replaced with a building in the style of the Stalinist architecture. In the early 1980s the 1940s building was demolished and replaced by a building in the style of the Brutalist architecture.
The architects Bairamashvili, Kavlashvili, G. Shavdia and Jibladze won a State Prize for their work in 1992. In 2010 the station was rehabiliated and transformed into a combined railway station and shopping mall. The transformation was designed by Zwarts & Jansma architects.