One-day trip to the city of humor Gyumri

Indulge in one of the most beautiful and symbolic cities whose culture is definitely characteristic and literally unique. Gyumri… the city of humour, the city of outstanding sportsmen, the city of great artists and inspiration.
Have a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the second capital of Armenia with huge cultural heritage and get acquainted with the life which has existed in Armenia before.

per adult from

$235

NZD

Duration

10 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Transportation
    • English speaking guide
    • Entrance fees
    • Local guide
    • Lunch
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Gyumri's Fish Restaurant (Cherkezi Dzor)
    • Entry/Admission - Museum of National Architecture and Urban Life
    What's excluded :
    • Any personal expenses
    • Alcoholic beverages
    • Tips
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Harichavank Monastery, Harich Village Armenia

    Become an element of harmony!
    Start the day from Harichavank, a monastery dating back to the seventh century. The monastery is situated in Harich village from where the name of the monastery comes from. The spiritual harmony of the monastery fills your soul and you start a conversation with God.


    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Gyumri's Fish Restaurant (Cherkezi Dzor), Gyumri, Armenia

    Know how they taste!
    We continue the way to the second capital city of Armenia, Gyumri. First, have an incredibly delicious lunch at Cherkezi Dzor. Taste Armenian mouthwatering meals here and at the same time enjoy the wonderful nature around the restaurant.


    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Surp Astvatsatsin or Yot Verk (Seven Wounds) Church, Gyumri 3101 Armenia

    Know how they have built!
    After lunch continue the trip to the city centre and get to know one of the oldest parts of Armenia, which is called Kumayri. In this district, you will see some buildings dating back even to the fifth century, to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. You will be amazed by the beauty of the style which has existed in Gyumri long ago.
    Going down the main street you will come to Yot Verq (Seven Wounds) church. Earlier it was a chapel erected by Kamsarakan princes, where the icon “The Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary” was kept. That’s why the church built later was named Yot Verq (meaning “seven wounds”). The interior of the church is generously decorated with paintings.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Vartanants Square, Vardanants square, Gyumri, Armenia

    Afterwards, walking to South from the church you will get to the centre of the city called Vardanants Square. It is dedicated to the battle in Avarayr in 451 against the Persians and to our hero Vardan Mamikonyan. Enjoy the lively atmosphere in the square and continue your way to another astounding church.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Church of the Holy Saviour, Vartanants Square, Gyumri Armenia

    Holy Savior’s Church or St Amenaprkich is the highest church in Armenia with its 36m height. Because of the earthquake in 1988, the church was seriously damaged, but fortunately, it was renovated and now welcomes visitors warmly.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Museum of National Architecture and Urban Life, Haghtanaki Ave., 47, Gyumri Armenia

    Let’s end the trip with a visit to the Museum of National Architecture and Urban Life. The museum is an old mansion, housing collections related to both history and the everyday-life of Gyumri as well as the local cultural and architectural characteristics of the city. The museum was built by a famous and rich trader Petros Dzitoghtsyan. Surprisingly, the museum hasn’t undergone even minor damages.

    The day ends with a handful of memories, experiences and lasting inner peace.



    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup is from any hotel in Yerevan.
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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 - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Fairyland LLC

Activity ID: V-56936P31

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