Half-Day Yerevan History, Culture and Tradition Tour with Brandy Tasting

Half-Day Yerevan History, Culture and Tradition Tour with Brandy Tasting
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$21
Duration: 5 hours
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Enjoy a 5-hour city tour of Yerevan. Visit the Erebuni Museum the “birthplace” of Yerevan on the fortress of Erebuni is on ArinBerd hill. It was built in 782 BC. During the excavations started in the 20th century an inscription was found, according to which the history of nowadays Yerevan starts from this place. Next up see the local food market and taste natural products offered by locals. See Megerian carpet museum-factory where various types of Armenian rugs are presented. See how Armenian brandy is produced, follow its production phases and enjoy the delicious taste and flavor of different kinds of ARARAT brandies just from the first hand.

The tour starts at 10am from central Yerevan. You will be driven to the South-Eastern part of Yerevan where the first stop is at the fortress of Erebuni on ArinBerd hill. It was built in 782 B.C. by the Urartian King Argishti the first and the well preserved ruins of the citadel include some magnificent frescoes. Pay a visit to the fortress museum, before continuing to the local market to enjoy a glimpse of local life in the city.

Continue to the Megerian carpet factory museum, where you'll discover the ancient art of Armenian carpet making and learn more about the Megerian Family, who have been involved in the selling, restoration, and production of fine oriental rugs for over four generations.

Next, enjoy a taste of Armenia with a tasting at the Yerevan Brandy Company, the most famous and successful brand of Armenian brandy in the world. After taking a tour and learning the history of brandy making in Armenia, indulge with an expert-led tasting. 

Your tour ends in central Yerevan.

Enjoy a 5-hour city tour of Yerevan. Visit the Erebuni Museum the “birthplace” of Yerevan on the fortress of Erebuni is on ArinBerd hill. It was built in 782 BC. During the excavations started in the 20th century an inscription was found, according to which the history of nowadays Yerevan starts from this place. Next up see the local food market and taste natural products offered by locals. See Megerian carpet museum-factory where various types of Armenian rugs are presented. See how Armenian brandy is produced, follow its production phases and enjoy the delicious taste and flavor of different kinds of ARARAT brandies just from the first hand.