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Yerevan: Private City Tour

1. Yerevan: Private City Tour

This amazing tour will give you an opportunity to discover the hidden story of the capital of Armenia, either on your own or with a knowledgeable and professional private guide. The tour will take you to the heart of Yerevan City, the Republic Square, where you can get in touch with the great history of Armenia through the magnificent architectural ensemble that surrounds the area. After refreshing yourself with some natural spring water from right out of the ground, you will then head to one of the oldest parts of the city. The Opera and Ballet Theater is another 10 minute walk from the Moscow Cinema Theater. This is one of the absolute masterpieces of world architecture that the city of Yerevan hosts, and is undoubtedly one of the principal landmarks of Armenia. The Freedom or Theatrical Square in front of it is one of the most popular leisure places for local young people who come here to bike or skate. The Swan Lake near the Opera House is tightly connected by its history to the Opera Theater, and is another perfect spot to enjoy walking and meeting local people. Continuing your way through French Square and the park of the Yerevan State Conservatory, you will reach the Cascade, or as the locals call it the "Stairway to Heaven”. This is a key structure in Yerevan City's architecture which was constructed in the 70s, and has been revived since the early 2000s, undergoing major restoration works. Today this is one of the beloved places of not only the locals but also tourists, with multiple cozy cafes, bars, and restaurants. Concerts and traditional dance events are also periodically held here to entertain the public. After learning some of the history of Yerevan and climbing some 572 stairs up the Cascade, you will unveil the extraordinary beauty of the city on the background of the majestic Mount Ararat. Here you will be more than welcome to use the escalators inside the Cascade Art Center, to assist you in enjoying the modern art pieces in the galleries.

Yerevan: Private Walking Food Tour with 6 Tastings

2. Yerevan: Private Walking Food Tour with 6 Tastings

This private walking food tour is a sampling of Armenian cuisine that covers the greatest hits of Armenian kitchen. Following an expert storytelling guide, you’ll stop at 6 of the best eateries in Yerevan and try 6 carefully selected dishes that tell the story of the Armenian people. Along the way, you’ll hear legends and lore from the Armenian kitchen, like why local people break bread by hand (and never with a knife), or how to properly wrap cheese and greens in bread, Armenia’s national snack. You’ll also get to know Yerevan and its history as you roam the streets and eat.

Yerevan: Guided Festive City Tour with Gala Dinner

3. Yerevan: Guided Festive City Tour with Gala Dinner

Here is a deal of a festive group tour in Armenia for those who want to explore the beauty of Armenia Capital Yerevan in New Year period with it’s holiday decoration and Christmas mood. When you step into the locations, we have picked for you, a smile will appear on your face. Check out the places you can visit with the following reading. The tour will first take you along Baghramyan Avenue, showing the House of National Assembly. Driving across the legendary Armenian brandy factories “Ararat” and “Noy”, you will proceed your way to the “Blue Mosque”. Blue or as it is also called “Heavenly Mosque” is the only active mosque in Armenia and is considered to be the symbol of respect and tolerance towards the other religions and minorities. You will also visit Cascade Complex, which is commonly called “a stairway to heaven”. Cascade is one of the symbols of Yerevan and one of the key surroundings of the city. Being a favorite place for the locals, the complex appeals its guests with a variety of sculptures authored by famous artists of modern art from all over the world. Then the tour will take you to the “Victory Park”, where you can see the monument of “Mother Armenia” towering up the city. This monument embodies the victory and courage of Armenian nation during the World War II. Continuing the tour along Teryan and Abovyan streets, named after great Armenian writers, you will reach to one of the oldest churches in Yerevan – St. Katoghike (built in 1264). From the Republic Square, which is the last stop of the tour, there will be a walking tour to the building of Armenian National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet through the Northern Avenue. The tour will come to its end in one of the centrally located restaurants with traditional Armenian dinner accompanied by music program

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