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Yerevan, the capital of Armenia is one of the most ancient cities not only in the region, but also in the world. It is city, full of Sun, rich in history and generous with hospitality. Yerevan trip planner promises to disclose all the secrets of the Armenian capital, present every historical corner of the city and plan a indelible journey to Yerevan.
Yerevan is the largest city in Armenia with the area of 223 square kilometres and with 1.2 million population. It lies along the Hrazdan river, on the western part of the Ararat lowland.
The city was founded in 8th century BC, when the fortress of Erebuni was built by an ancient Armenian Kingdom. The fortress is considered to be the birthplace of the city and ruins of Erebuni still stand there on the hill.
Yerevan became the capital of the First Republic of Armenia in 1918 and rapidly grow as the cultural, economical, and industrial center, of the country, as well as the seat of national government.
The itineraries, which are grouped here are the complete package of the most famous spots in the city. While planning a trip, you’ll find everything for your taste: started from the ruins of the ancient city, finished with the luxurious and glamorous streets and dining places. Look through the things to do, tours and restaurants included in these itineraries, change them and customize as you wish and have your ideal travel plan with you.
The main emblem of the city is the holy Mount Ararat, which is visible from any area. It stands proudly in Ararat valley and protects the city with its spirit.
Yerevan is a city of Sun; every stone of the city is filled with warmth and love. The impression warmth and Sun doubles with the “tuff” stone, that the whole architectures of the city is covered with. The stone has a pink colour and is typical only in Armenian land. That’s why the Yerevan is famous with the name “The pink city”.
Yerevan is famous for its churches; each of them is an incomparable piece of art, typical only for Armenian Apostolic religion.
Another feature, that gives uniqueness to the city is the plentiness of water. On one hand the city is full of small fountains called “pulpulak” in every corner, every street and every yard with fresh, cold and drinkable water; on the other hand you’ll find lots of huge fountains in the squares of the city, which give brightness and freshness to the city.
One of the most touristic destinations in Yerevan is The Republic Square. It is considered to be one of the most sympathetic square in the world. It features the oval shape, famous singing and dancing fountains and several iconic buildings around the square. It is always full of locals and tourists and alive during the whole day.
The Yerevan Opera House, the main cultural institution of the country, the most famous concert hall and one of the most beautiful buildings in the city is situated just in the heart of Yerevan. With its round shape, imposing design and gray colour it is one of the most symbolic buildings of the city.
Cascade is another top destination for tourists. It consists of long stairs, linking the central part of the city and Monument neighborhood and walkway, full of artworks, fountains and green areas alongside. The top of Cascade is also a great observatory area, providing a fascination panoramic view of the city.
All these destinations and more are included in the itineraries of Yerevan trip planner page. Depending on your dates, preferences and who you travel with, this plans will become your guarantees of a perfect holidays in Yerevan.
 

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Yerevan Cascade

Yerevan Cascade is a stairway which links two important parts of the city; Center and Monument. It is the most popular area both for the locals and for the tourists. The design of the stairway and the surrounding area is a successful mixture of innovative solutions and traditional, historical details.

Republic Square

Republic Square is the heart of Yerevan and the center of the country. The square is built in the neoclassical style with Armenian pink and yellow tuff stone. It has a oval shape, huge singing, dancing fountains and is surrounded by five major buildings which together make an architectural whole.

Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts

Matenadaran is an institution that brings together the whole collection of ancient Armenian manuscripts. It is after Mesrop Mashtots, the author of Armenian Alphabet, wհօ was classified among the Armenian saints. It is one of the most visited museums of the country.

Armenian Genocide Museum

Founded in 1995 the Armenian Genocide Museum is devoted to the 80th anniversary of Armenian Genocide. The two-storey structure is right at the memorial complex Tsitsernakaberd. From the roof of the building there is a perfect view of Mount Ararat. Read more to find further details.

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My Hotel Yerevan

In a central Yerevan location, just a 10-minute walk from Republic Square and the Opera House and a 5-minute walk from the Yeritasardakan Metro Station, My Hotel Yerevan offers free WiFi, free private parking, and a breakfast room with garden access. The reception and room service are available 24...

Paris Hotel Yerevan

Offering Montmartre Restaurant-Cafe-Bar with panoramic views of the city and Mount Ararat, Paris Hotel Yerevan is located in the centre of Yerevan, 100 metres from Republic Square. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with a SMART TV, air conditioning and a minibar. There is...

Kantar Hotel

Kantar Hotel is located in Yerevan, a 1-minute walk from Republic Square. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with a TV, air conditioning and a minibar. Featuring a hairdryer, private bathroom also comes with bathrobes and free toiletries. Some rooms have balconies with...

ibis Yerevan Center

Ideally situated in the heart of the city, ibis Yerevan Center is just a short walk away from major Yerevan attractions such as Republic Square, Armenian Opera and Ballet Theatre and Museum of History and Art. Certain units include a seating area to relax in after a busy day. The modern rooms are air...

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Garni Temple, Geghard, and Lavash Baking from Yerevan

Join the group to explore most amazing attractions of Armenia! First up visit Garni, the only pagan temple which exists in Armenia before moving onto Geghard monastery, a complex which is carved in a cave. Finally see the "Lavash" (Armenian bread) baking is one of the most beautiful and common...

Full-Day Trip to Areni, Tatev Monastery and Khndzoresk Caves

On this 14-hour tour you will visit Areni, one of the oldest settlements in Armenia and today is famous for its wines. Next visit Tatev monastery that was once a spiritual center and also had outstanding scientific and political significance. The monastery is surrounded with beautiful nature. It is...

1-Day Tour to see Yerevan, Garni and Geghard

Short sightseeing tour in Yerevan during which you can have some photo stops. After continue your trip to Garni pagan temple I century B.C. The next destination will be Geghard monastic complex which is carved in a one single block of rock. IV century A.D. Returning back to Yerevan.

Day Trip: Tsaghkadzor Cablecar, Kecharis Monastery, Lake Sevan, Sevanavank from Yerevan

See Tsaghkadzor, known as Valley of Flowers, on this 7-hour tour. Ride on the cablecar (optional) to admire whole the beauty of the place. Go to the Kecharis monastery complex in Tsaghkadzor before going to Lake Sevan, pearl of this mountainous country. Stop at the Sevanavank Monastery complex on...

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