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Yerevan: Highlights and Culture Walking Tour with Tastings

1. Yerevan: Highlights and Culture Walking Tour with Tastings

I am cultural storyteller, passionate about music, art, history and architecture. I love to tell stories about the fascinating people and wonderful places that give Yerevan its unique fabric. As a storyteller through words, images and music, it is a great pleasure for me to meet new people and to share with them some of Yerevan's most exciting stories. ***On my tour you'll see the best highlights and hidden gems*** Hope we shall meet soon! We set off to explore and we begin our walk from beautiful Republic Square the (central town square in Yerevan which contains a pool with musical fountains) through the city center and up the strikingly modern Cascades for views of Biblical Mount Ararat. We visit Khachkars's park(known as an Armenian cross-stone khachkars are characteristic of Medieval Christian Armenian art). During our walk we are getting acquainted with Armenian History; Economy; Geography; Geopolitics; Traditions; Religion History; Hiking Routs and many more ) Itinerary - We start our walking tour from your hotel / apartment / or any other city center location you would like - Republic Square(the central town square of Yerevan) - Mirzoyan liberary(A gem in the city. Filled with books, journals related to design and photography, and a bar and gallery, the space is peaceful and amazing.) - Walk to statue of Garegin Nzhdeh(key political and military leader of the First Republic of Armenia (1918-1921)) - Vernissage open air market - Visit to "Republic Square" metro station(soviet modernist architecture and stories about Yerevan metro) - Andrei Sakharov square( Russian nuclear physicist also activist for peace and human rights) - Walk to Egor Khanzadyan's house(built 1895) - Walk in Abovyan street(oldest street of Yerevan) - Opera House - Statue of Hovhannes Tumanyan(Armenian famous writer) - Walk to Cascade Stairs(giant stairway made of limestone which afford unobstructed views of central Yerevan and Mount Ararat)

Yerevan: Yerevan Hidden Gems Classic Car Tour

2. Yerevan: Yerevan Hidden Gems Classic Car Tour

Touring Yerevan is a captivating experience in and of itself, with its stunning architecture, vibrant atmosphere, and rich culture. But to truly immerse yourself in this culture, you need to experience it from inside a classic car. It's like stepping into a time machine, transporting you from one place to another and giving you a sense of what it was like to live in another era. The classic car, which hails from the Soviet era, has a fascinating history all its own. As you visit different places throughout the city, you'll feel like everything is connected in one cohesive journey. And there's nothing quite like sipping a drink while sitting in the back of a retro, luxurious car. It's like taking a trip back to the future and experiencing the best of both worlds. You'll feel like a star as people take pictures of you while you pass, soaking up the rich history and culture of Yerevan in style. Some of the must-see places to visit while touring Yerevan in a classic car include the Mother Armenia statue, a towering symbol of the country's resilience and strength, the beautiful Cascade Complex, which features an impressive outdoor staircase and art displays, the Opera House, a stunning architectural masterpiece, and other attractions depending on your preferred type of destinations. As you cruise through the city in your vintage car, you'll also have the opportunity to take in other iconic landmarks and attractions, such as the Republic Square, the Vernissage Market, and the Blue Mosque.

Yerevan: Self-Guided Tour for your Audio Device with Map

3. Yerevan: Self-Guided Tour for your Audio Device with Map

Discover the highlights in Yerevan with this audio tour that can be played on your smartphone device. Put in your earphones and immerse yourself in the city's rich history. Find your way around easily with the points of interest marked on your map. Download your tour while connected to the internet and use the downloaded audio files and map offline to save your data. Walk through the streets of Yerevan to see sights like the Aram Khachaturian House Museum, which covers the life and work of the renowned 20th century composer. Admire the singing fountains of Republic Square and the fantastic artistic creations in the Sculpture Park. Hear the history behind the monuments to Alexander Tamanyan and Avetik Isahakyan. Soak up the vibe on Ring Boulevard. See the statue that represents the friendship between Yerevan and its sister city Carara. Discover stunning religious architecture at the Holy Mother of Kathoghike Church, the Zoravor Surp Astvatsatsin Church, the Blue Mosque and the Saint Sarkis Church. Uncover th secrets Old Yerevan and explore Mesrop Mashtots Avenue. Find out about local art at the Yerjan Museum of Contemporary Art, Children’s Art Museum, the Stanislavsky Russian Drama Theatre, the Moscow Cinema, and the Khachkar Stonemasons Workshop.

Yerevan: Private City Tour

4. 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: 2 nights in Armenia Experience

5. Yerevan: 2 nights in Armenia Experience

Day 1: You will be greeted at the airport before being transferred to your hotel. Following some rest you will receive a city tour, visiting Republic Square, Northern Avenue, Opera Square, Cascade, the Genocide Memorial, and the Konyak Factory. Outside of enjoying the legends of Armenian Konyak and wine making, you'll also receive a tour inside the building where a part of the Old Yerevan fortress was found. Day 2: Following breakfast, you'll enjoy a day trip to the Lake Sevan Peninsula and Sevanavank Monastery. Following that, your tour will continue to the Garni Pagan Temple, which is the only pagan temple remaining in Armenia. Your last stop is to the Geghard Monastery, after which you will return to Yerevan. Day 3: On the morning of your final day, you will be transferred to Yerevan Airport.

Observing city tour in Yerevan

6. Observing city tour in Yerevan

The main objective of this tour is to help the tourists and guests of the city to get acquainted with the historical and cultural monuments of Yerevan. One of the oldest cities of the world, Yerevan is famous as a pink city and calls visitors with its humble and at the same time splendid landscapes. Start the city tour visiting the Cascade Monument, from where a panoramic view opens on the city. Continuing our tour you will see the Opera House, Swan Lake, Republic Square, and Abovyan Avenue. The last stop of our tour will be Vernissage, the biggest souvenir market in Yerevan.

Gems of Yerevan Walking Tour

7. Gems of Yerevan Walking Tour

Join this 2-hour walking tour and explore some of Yerevan's most iconic landmarks. Begin at Republic Square, the city's central hub, and learn about the history and culture of Armenia. Then, head to the History Museum of Armenia and discover the country's rich past through its extensive collection of artifacts and exhibits. Afterward, take a stroll to the Opera and Ballet Theatre, a stunning architectural masterpiece that hosts some of the world's most renowned performers. Next, visit the tranquil Missak Manouchian Park, named after an Armenian resistance fighter, and enjoy its picturesque surroundings. Finally, end your tour at the Blue Mosque, a beautiful mosque with distinctive blue tiles, and learn about its unique history and significance in the city.

Yerevan: Private City Tour with Carpet Museum Workshop

8. Yerevan: Private City Tour with Carpet Museum Workshop

After being collected from your centrally-located accommodation, you will begin your guided tour of Armenia’s beloved capital, the city of Yerevan. Legend says that the first word Noah pronounced as he exited the ark was “Yerevats”, translated as “it is seen”. This refers to the land he supposedly saw after the huge flood, which was later changed to “Yerevan”. You can find information on the history of city in the Yerevan History Museum, established in 1931. There are more than 87,000 cultural values in the museum which tell stories of the city which range from ancient times to the modern age. Afterwards, you will visit the handmade carpet factory “Megeryan”, where you will get acquainted with the culture of carpet weaving, which occupies a special place in the Armenian cultural system. Throughout this part of the excursion, you will take part in a master class of carpet weaving that will allow you to get acquainted with this traditional Armenian culture and all of its charm. Your tour will then take you to Tsitsernakaberd, the memorial of Armenian Genocide. Armenians from all over the world visit this memorial to honor their ancestors.

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