City Tour in Yerevan

City Tour in Yerevan
Cultural & Theme Tours > Cultural Tours > Cultural Tour
$110
Duration: 5 to 7 hrs
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Description

_ Erebuni Fortress
_ History Museum of Armenia
_ Walking tour in the city centre
_ The large open-air market Yerevan Vernissage
_ Tsitsernakaberd

This tour program will give you the ability to visit::

_ Erebuni Fortress:  it's an Urartian fortified city, located in Yerevan. Erebuni was founded by Urartian King Argishti I in 782 BC. It was built on top of a hill called Arin Berd overlooking the Arax River Valley to serve as a military stronghold to protect the kingdom's northern borders. Erebuni has been described as being "designed as a great administrative and religious centre, a fully royal capital. The name Yerevan itself is derived from Erebuni.

_ History Museum of Armenia: State History Museum of Armenia was founded in 1919. The Museum has Archaeology, Ethnography, Historiography and Fine Arts sections.
The archaeological groups of the Museum conduct excavations on various sites and publish monographs and collections of research papers. Currently, the Museum has about 400,000 exhibits, over 5,000 of which are on a permanent display.

_ Walking tour in the city centre: Cascade - Opera House - North Avenue - the Republic Square.

_ The large open-air market Yerevan Vernissage:
the market mainly features a collection of different types of traditional Armenian art works.

_ Tsitsernakaberd: it's Armenia's official memorial complex dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide, built in 1967 on the hill of Tzitzernakaberd in Yerevan. Every year on April 24-the Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day-thousands of Armenians gathers at the memorial to commemorate the victims of the genocide.

_ Erebuni Fortress
_ History Museum of Armenia
_ Walking tour in the city centre
_ The large open-air market Yerevan Vernissage
_ Tsitsernakaberd