Yerevan City tour

Yerevan City tour
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$230
Duration: 1 day
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Enjoy your time in Yerevan and discover the ancient city which is older than Eternal City Rome. During this trip, you will visit Matenadaran, where old Armenian writings are kept, Tsitsernakaberd which is memorial of victims of Armenian Genocide and also do not miss a chance to go to Erebuni Museum and see how Yerevan developed as a city. After all this, it is planned to go to Local Market where you can enjoy delicious food. Tour is a one-day tour.

Matenadaran

Feel the antiquity and take a trip to Institute of Ancient Manuscripts after Mesrop Mashtots, commonly referred to as “Matenadaran”, which is one of the most ancient manuscript repositories in the world. The “Matenadaran” collection was inscribed on UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register in 1997 in recognition of its world significance.

Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex

Drive to Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex in Yerevan which is dedicated to the memory of the 1.5 million Armenians who perished in the first genocide of the 20th century, at the hands of the Osmania government. The complex occupies 4500 square meters of territory and consists of three main buildings: the Memorial Wall, the Sanctuary of Eternity (Memorial Hall & Eternal Flame) and the Memorial Column “Reborn Armenia.”

Erebuni Museum

Go to Erebuni Museum and get acquainted with the history of the city which is older than the eternal city Rome. Erebuni Fortress also known as Arin Berd is a fortified city from the ancient kingdom of Urartu, located in what is present-day Yerevan, Armenia. It was one of several fortresses built along the northern Urartu border and was one of the most important political, economic and cultural centers of the vast kingdom. The name Yerevan itself is derived from Erebuni.
The museum has an informative exhibition, featuring a collection of objects from the Urartian period found around Yerevan.The remains and view the hill commands over the city are quite impressive.

Local Market

This market is prominent of its dried fruits, sujukh, basturma, aromatic herbs and fresh fruits-vegetables. Also, you can find here extra fresh meat, fish and ingredients for Armenian khash. It's fortunate that the merchants don't mind tourists photographing their

Enjoy your time in Yerevan and discover the ancient city which is older than Eternal City Rome. During this trip, you will visit Matenadaran, where old Armenian writings are kept, Tsitsernakaberd which is memorial of victims of Armenian Genocide and also do not miss a chance to go to Erebuni Museum and see how Yerevan developed as a city. After all this, it is planned to go to Local Market where you can enjoy delicious food. Tour is a one-day tour.