Discover Yerevan – one of the most ancient cities in the world. It is 2.800 years old. The name of the city refers to Erebuni Fortress of Urartu.
Yerevan City Tour includes Republic Square, one of the most beautiful squares in the world, Republic Square in Yerevan embodies the Armenian culture, the creative mind of Armenian architects, as well as the national richness of Armenia, as it is home to the most valuable museums and also the government houses.
Northern Avenue is a pedestrian avenue which links Republic Square with Freedom Square.
Located in downtown Yerevan, the avenue is mainly home to luxurious residential buildings, high-end branded shops, commercial offices, coffee shops, hotels, restaurants, and nightclubs.
Opera House is a masterpiece of Armenian architecture which was officially opened in 1933. The full name of Yerevan Opera House is Armenian National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet named after Alexander Spendiaryan.
Parliament House. Building of the National Assembly of Armenia is among the world’s most beautiful parliament buildings. It is located on Baghramyan Avenue.
President’s Residence, is also located on Baghramyan Avenue. It has been serving as the residence of the president from 1991. The gates to the residence are usually open to visitors on weekends and for a couple hours on weekdays. Honour Guard Battalion is performing guard duty at the residence.
Mother Armenia monument is located in Victory Park and is overlooking Armenian capital like a guardian. The Mother Armenia statue symbolises peace through strength. It can remind viewers of some of the prominent female figures in Armenian history.
Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex or simply Hamalir is a large sports and concert complex with 184 stairs leading up Tsitsernakaberd hill which dominates over the western parts of Yerevan, near the Hrazdan River gorge. The complex has a unique design, an outside view of the whole construction reminds the shape a big bird opening its wings. For the concept the architects were awarded the USSR State Prize, the highest of its kind, in 1987.
Armenian Genocide memorial complex is Armenia‘s official memorial dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide, built in 1967 on the hill of Tsitsernakaberd. The memorial sits on one of three hills along the Hrazdan River that carry the name Tsitsernakaberd (literally “swallow‘s fortress”), and was the site of what was once an Iron Age fortress.
Cascade is a giant stairway made of limestone. The exterior of The Cascade features multiple levels adorned with fountains and modernist sculptures from collection of Cafesjian Museum of Art. The stairs afford walkers unobstructed views of central Yerevan and Mount Ararat. At the base of the Cascade is a garden courtyard with statues by contemporary sculptors such as Botero, Lynn Chadwick, and Barry Flanagan.
There are a number of cafes and restaurants on both sides of the Cascade frequented by locals and tourists. Classical and jazz concerts often take place at the Cascade during spring, summer and early autumn, with spectators sitting on the steps.
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