Planning to visit Yerevan for a short period of time, but don’t know what exactly you wish to see first? This article will tell you about the main sights in the Armenian capital city and its surroundings that are worth seeing during the 10-day trip.
WHAT ONE CAN SEE IN YEREVAN DURING 10 DAYS?
Yerevan is one of the oldest cities, where modern hotels, restaurants and clubs work next to the architectural monuments and buildings that have more than 2800 years of history. Even an ordinary walk in the evening Yerevan can give you a chance to feel the warm and sincere atmosphere of the capital and get lots of unforgettable impressions. Where you can visit, if you want to see the most beautiful and interesting places and complete the tour program?
WHERE ONE CAN MANAGE TO VISIT IN YEREVAN DURING 10 DAYS?
With the presence of various excursions and tour-packages, it may seem that even a month is not enough to explore the sites of Yerevan and its surroundings. In fact, choosing the favorable program for you, it is possible to manage visiting many places in 10 days. This amount of time is quite enough for visiting museums, seeing architectural and historical monuments, trying delicious Armenian cuisine and visiting the most interesting places and institutions of modern Yerevan.
MUSEUMS AND ARCHITECTURAL MONUMENTS.
It must be noted, that there are loads of museums in Yerevan. The most famous museums in Yerevan are Armenian history museum with more that 400 000 exponents, Matenadaran – repository of unique ancient manuscripts, archeological museum – fortress Erebuni: the parent of modern Yerevan that had been founded more than 2800 years ago. A very important museum for Armenians is the Genocide museum, located on the top of hill Tsitsernakaberd, next to memorial complex.
Another sights to visit in are the Armenia Railway station building, Megerian Carpet, picturesque Abovyan street, GUM food market, Vernissage souvenirs market, Hrazdan river gorge, Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex .
From the sights surrounding Yerevan you may visit Garni – the only pegan temple in Armenia, that was completely reconstructed, unique Geghard monastery complex, which was partly built in rock, Etchmiadzin – the spiritual center on Armenia.
RESTAURANTS AND CLUBS
In you tour program you should include the taste of best dished of Armenian cuisine. The dishes may be served both in modern furnished and in traditional Armenian style restaurants. Although, each restaurant has its own kitchen and unique method of cooking. Want to discover the dishes of the Armenian cuisine? Then you may visit Yerevan tavern, Caucasus, Genatsvale or Kavkazskaya Plennitsa. Want to discover the reach history of Armenian wine and taste its various types? Then welcome to In Vino, Enoteca, Tapastan, Woskevaz Wine time. And finally, if you want to mix gorgeous taste with delight music, then welcome to Malkhas jazz club, Mezzo or The Club.
EXCURSIONS TO THE MOST INTERESTING PLACES IN YEREVAN AND ITS SURROUNDING
There are many excursions in Yerevan and its surroundings in our website. However, we suggest you just walk in evening Yerevan center, for see its complete beauty. In cozy, small cafes you will be suggested to try traditional Armenian coffee, because the talks around the coffee table are loved by Yerevanians. Certainly visit Cascade complex – the favorite place of the citizens, you may also walk in Northern avenue , that connects Opera Theater and Republic Square: The Heart of Yerevan. Here, in summer guests and natives may enjoy the colorful and beautiful singing fountains show.