Yerevan is the capital and the biggest district of Armenia; one of the most ancient cities in the world. It is 2.799 years old. The name of the city refers to Erebuni Fortress of Urartu. In 1918 it became the 14th in history capital of Armenia. Yerevan is 900-1400 meters above sea level. The image of today’s Yerevan is formed according to Alexander Tamanyan’s plan of 1924 – the city, build in accordance with the unified plan of church architecture.
Yerevan is famous as a pink city and calls visitors with its humble and at the same time splendid landscapes. One of the famous tourist attraction is Cascade Monument which was the main symbol of the city’s 2780th anniversary with the equivalent number of stairs. Mega scale staircase is 500 meters high and 50 meters wide. A panoramic view from the monument opens up breathtaking city view with Opera House, Mount Ararat, Swan Lake, Republic Square, and Abovyan Avenue. If it is a weekend, visit Vernissage, the biggest souvenir market in Yerevan. In the center you can find many restaurants, cafes and shops.
During the city tour you'll see Matenadaran, The Institute of Ancient Manuscripts. It one of the world's earliest libraries, is situated on the northern part of Mashtots avenue. Its collections contain ancient Armenian books and miniature paintings that have gained world-wide fame. Among its unique treasures are the works of ancient classical authors and rare manuscripts that have come to our days only in the Armenian translation.
The Museum-Institute of Armenian Genocide was established in April of 1995. Its mission is to collect, research, publish, preserve and exhibit documents, photos, publications related to the Armenian Genocide perpetrated by the government in Turkey during 1915-1923.
P.S. The price mentioned (90$) is for 2 pax , per this tour.
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