Yerevan Things to Do

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  • 1. In Vino

    This is a romantic little sidewalk cafe aka wine bar. Nice music , nice location. There are tables inside as well. It is well appointee and a nice cozy atmosphere. That is the good part. I went there...

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  • 2. General Andranik Statue

    The equestrian statue of General Andranik (Zoravar Andranik) was designed by the Armenian sculptor Ara Shiraz and unveiled in 2003. It shows the general being...

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  • 3. Karen Demirchyan Complex

    The Karen Demirchyan Complex is a sports and concert arena with a total capacity of approximately 10.000 seats in two halls.It was erected in 1983, but 1,5...

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  • 4. Saint Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral

    Yerevan's Saint Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral was consecrated in 2001 to celebrate the 1700th anniversairy of Christianity becoming Armenia's state...

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  • 5. Opera Theatre

    Yerevan's Opera Theatre is named after the Armenian composer Alexander Spendiarian, whose opera "Almast" was the first performance on the stage.The building was...

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  • 6. St. Sargis Church

    The St. Sargis Church is the seat of the Araratian Patriarchal Diocese. It was finished in the early 18th century on the site of a former monastery complex,...

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  • 7. Blue Mosque

    The Blue Mosque was erected in 1765 by the order of Hussein Ali Khan governor of Yerevan. It is the only mosque of about 10 mosques which survived the Soviet...

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  • 8. Indoor Market (Pak Shuka)

    Yerevan's Indoor Market, which is locally known as Pak Shuka, was erected in the 1950's after designs of the architect Grigor Aghababyan. The building is listed...

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  • 9. The Cascade

    The Cascade is a giant stairway, which was originally built to link the lower city centre with the upper northern parts of the town. Works started in 1970 in...

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  • 10. Victory Park

    The Victory Park (Haghtanak Park) is a large recreational area, which was layed out in the 1950s in honour of Soviet Armenia's participation in the Great...

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  • 11. Mother Armenia

    In 1967 the 21 metres tall Mother Armenia statue (Mayr Hayastan) replaced a slightly smaller statue of Josph Stalin, which stood on the basalt pedestral between...

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  • 12. Armenian Genocide Memorial

    Plannings of the Armenian Genocide Memorial started in 1965, which was the 50th anniversairy of the genocide with approximately 1,5 million Armenians being...

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  • 13. Katoghike Church and St. Anna Church Complex

    The history of the Katoghike Church dates back to the 13th century, when a small chapel was built. At the end of the 17th century and after an earthquake it was...

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  • 14. St. John the Baptist Church

    The St. John the Baptist Church was built in 1710 on the site of an even earlier church, which was destroyed during the 1679 earthquake.Due to ongoing decay the...

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  • 15. Alexander Miasnikian Statue

    The granite Alexander Miasnikian Statue was erected in 1980 and it is one of the few remaining statues from Communist times. Alexander Miasnikian (1886-1925)...

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  • 16. Monument to Stepan Shahumyan

    The Monument to Stepan Shahumyan is said to be the one of the oldest statues in Yerevan. It was designed in 1931 by the famous Soviet sculptor Sergey Merkurov,...

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  • 17. City Hall

    Yerevan's City Hall is the seat of the City Council. It was designed by the Armenian architect Jim Torosyan, who also created many other buildings and monuments...

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  • 18. Railway Station

    The Soviet style Railway Station is one of my very favourite buildings in Yerevan. Completed in 1956 it is said to be one of the last buildings, which was...

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  • 19. David of Sassoun Statue

    The equestrian David of Sassoun Statue was designed by the Tbilisi born sculptor Yervand Kochar. It was unveiled in 1959 and depicts the Armenian folk hero with...

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  • 20. Alexander Tamanian Statue

    The Armenian architect Alexander Tamanian (1878-1936) created the town layout for Yerevan in the 1920s. Parts of the layout can be seen on the marble plinth of...

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  • 21. Former Russian Cinema

    The building of the former Russian Cinema (Kinoteatr Rossiya) is a great example of Soviet style architecture in Yerevan. It was constructed between 1974 and...

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  • 22. The Iranian Blue Mosque

    The Blue Mosque is an Iranian construction that during USSR times was transformed into a museum.Today, with economical help from Iran, is again a mosque.,...

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  • 23. Trips out of Yerevan

    We hired a taxi to take us from Yerevan to 3 monestries and drop us at Sevan for 30,000AMD (£45).Khor Virapthis place is in an ideal setting, with mount ararat...

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  • 24. Few things to do

    Its a nice easy city to walk around, not blessed with sights but enough for a day or two:-Erebuni-the old part of Yerevan where it all started, theres an old...

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  • 25. MONEY !

    The currency of Armenia is the Dram. The symbol called 'Luma' represents the Dram and looks like an upside-down telephone pole bending to the left. The...

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