Yerevan is one of the most ancient cities in the world, the city was found in 782 BC by king Argishti I.
Because of the pink tint of tuff, which is mostly built up in the city, Yerevan is poetically called “pink”. There are about 5,000 cultural monuments in Yerevan.
Victory Park is one of the greenest areas of the city, where the monument to Mother Armenia is located and offers a beautiful view of the city. During our tour we will visit the Institute of ancient manuscripts Matenadaran, where there are around 17,000 manuscripts.
We will also have a little walk through the Yerevan starting from Republic Square, which is known for its singing fountains. Then we will walk through Northern Avenue, visit the building of the National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, Swan lake with a colorful monument to Arno Babajanyan, the monument of the great Aram Khachaturian, France square, where the work of Auguste Rodin is presented and of course the famous complex Cascade, which has become a center of contemporary art named after Gerard Gafeschyan.
The next wonder of Armenian Architecture is the building of Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Aleksandr Spendarian. Being located right in the heart of Yerevan, this building is the other masterpiece of Aleksandr Tamanyan.
The theatre of Opera and Ballet was officially opened on 20 January 1933. The Opera theatre has round shape architectural style. It consists of two concert halls: Aram Khachaturian concert hall with 1,400 seats and Aleksandr Spendarian Opera and Ballet National Theatre with 1,200 seats.
If you are in Yerevan, then you should definitely visit the Republic Square, which is located in the center of Yerevan and is considered one of the most amazing and famous places of the capital. Also called “the heart of Yerevan,” it is a favorite destination for tourists.
Visiting Yerevan without trying Armenian cognac is like attending a birthday party without having cake.
For it we offer you to visit Yerevan Brandy Company to taste legendary Armenian cognac (brandy).
The first Armenian cognacs were made according to French methods, and the first brand even had a French name, Fine Champagne.
Today, the Ararat Cognac Factory produces several types of cognac aged 3 to 10 years, and stores brand cognac aged from 25 to 70 years.