Cultural Walking Tour in Yerevan

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 (lost to Turkey in 1921). 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 about Armenian History; Economy; Geography; Geopolitics; Traditions; Religion History; Hiking Routs etc. etc. )

per adult from

$156

NZD

Duration

3 hours

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Armenian bread
    What's excluded :
    • Sea buckthorn drink - 700 AMD(1,5 $)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Republic Square, Yerevan 0001 Armenia

    We set off to explore, and we begin our walk from beautiful Republic Square through the city center and up the strikingly modern Cascades for views of Biblical Mount Ararat. During our walk we discover the ancient culture of Yerevan, the city which‌, despite numerous invasion‌, hasn't lost its unique traditions. Walking along Pushkin street we visit old backyards which date back to 19th century and discover old wineries and dental clinics there.

    During our walk we are also getting acquainted with Armenian History; Architecture; Geopolitics; Economy; Geography; Traditions; Religion History; etc.).

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Vernissage Market, Northern Avenue 6/2 Near Republic Square Subway Station, Yerevan 0013 Armenia

    Visit Statue of Garegin Nzhdeh(Armenian national hero) so we will talk here geopolitical situation of Armenia and will get acquainted to important historical facts connected to Armenia starting from 16th century; walk in Cultural Genocide park(Khachkars also know as Armenian cross-stones); Metro station Republic Square(discovering Armenian metro)

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Dolmama - Armenia's Restaurant, 10 Pushkin St, Yerevan 0010, Armenia

    We visit old backyards which date back to 19th century and discover old wineries and dental clinics there.


    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Dalan Art Gallery, Abovyan str. 12, Yerevan 0001 Armenia

    Walk in Abovyan street(the oldest street in Yerevan built 1856) we will stop to see and talk about old houses and buildings from 19th century which were used as profitable houses for rich Armenian merchants for example we will see there the building of richest Armenian merchant Egor Khanzadyan built 1895.

    We will visit Dalan art Gallery's hidden backyard which has a set up for jazz concerts and open air vine roofs

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Charles Aznavour Square, Abovyana St, Yerevan 0001 Armenia

    In this beautiful square we will see the oldest hotel in Yerevan "Grand hotel Yerevan" which was opened in 1926, during the Soviet period(the hotel facade is richly decorated with black Armenian tuff stone).

    We will try sea buckthorn juice which have been used over centuries as food, traditional medicine, and skin treatment in China, Russia, and northern Europe.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: The Armenian National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet named after Alexander Spendiaryan, Tumanyan O. str. 54 Azatutyan Square - Kentron District, Yerevan 0002 Armenia

    The ground-breaking of the Opera-Theatre took place on 28 November 1930 during the celebrations of the 10th anniversary of Soviet Armenia. On January 20, 1933, the building was officially opened.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Cafesjian Center for the Arts, Tamanyan str. 10 Cascade Complex, Yerevan 0009 Armenia

    The Cascade (Armenian: Կասկադ, Kaskad) is a giant stairway made of limestone in Yerevan, Armenia. It links the downtown Kentron area of Yerevan with the Monument neighborhood.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    11:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Tigran Ghazaryan

Activity ID: V-111095P5

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