A memorial to a legendary architect, Alexander Tamanyan Statue is a striking sculpture in the heart of the city. Highly involved in the planning of Yerevan, Tamanyan left his architectural footprint all over the city center, in the wide avenues, ring roads, and numerous parks.
Charles Aznavour Museum, also known as Maison Charles Aznavour, is a biographical museum in Yerevan, Armenia, opened in 2011. It occupies a five-story building near the top of the Yerevan Cascade and includes an open-air concert hall, as well as Aznavour's apartment and the museum itself.
The square is located on Abovyan Street. A big chessboard has been installed on the Aznavour square, nearby the Moscow Cinema. These kind of interesting decorations are important from the educational point of view and will increase the interest towards the chess and also will give an opportunity to the Yerevanians and the guests to have an interesting leisure time. Everyone will be able to stand on the 30 square meter chessboard and play a chess.
The Circular Park (Armenian: Օղակաձեւ Զբոսայգի); also known as the Youth Park, is a public park in the Kentron district of the Armenian capital Yerevan. It starts with the Cathedral of Saint Gregory at the south on Tigran Mets street, and ends up with the Poplavok lake at the north near Mashtots Avenue.
Erebuni Museum (Armenian: Էրեբունի թանգարան, Ērebunu t'angaran) was established in 1968. The opening of the museum was timed to coincide with the 2750th anniversary of Yerevan. The Museum stands at the foot of the Arin Berd hill, on top of which the Urartian Fortress Erebouni has stood since 782 BCE.
Etchmiadzin Cathedral (Armenian: Էջմիածնի մայր տաճար, Ēǰmiatsni mayr tačar) is the mother church of the Armenian Apostolic Church, located in the city of Vagharshapat (Etchmiadzin), Armenia. According to scholars it was the first cathedral built in ancient Armenia, and is considered the oldest cathedral in the world.
The Freedom Square or Liberty Square (Armenian: Ազատության հրապարակ, Azatut'yan hraparak), also known as Opera Square and Theatre Square (Թատերական հրապարակ, T'aterakan hraparak) until 1991, is a town square located in Kentron (Center) district of Yerevan, Armenia.
Aram Khachaturian House Museum is open from Monday to Friday from 11 am to 4.30 pm, and on Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm. Guided tours are available. A tour in Armenian will cost 2000 Dram, while in other languages like Russian, English and French 2500 Dram.
Hovhannavank (Armenian: Հովհաննավանք) is a medieval monastery located in the village of Ohanavan in the Aragatsotn Province of Armenia. The monastery stands on the edge of the Kasagh River canyon, and its territory is adjacent to the village of Ohanavan. The deep gorge is carved by the Kasagh River.
The Museum of Hovhannes Tumanyan comes with six halls each of them recounting about Hovhannes Tumanyan as a writer, poet, public figure, activist, just a person and a friend. Green Hall Hovhannes Tumanyan was born in one of the most beautiful corners of Armenia, in Dsegh village in Lori province on February 19, 1869.
Officially Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex (Armenian: Կարեն Դեմիրճյանի անվան մարզահամերգային համալիր), also known as Demirchyan Arena, Sports & Music Complex, or simply Hamalir (for complex in Armenian), is a large sports and concert complex with 184 stairs leading up Tsitsernakaberd hill which dominates over the western parts of Yerevan, near the Hrazdan River gorge.
According to the scripts carved on one of the walls of Katoghike Church, the surviving structure dates back to 1264. After the 1679 Yerevan earthquake, a large basilica named after the Holy Mother of God was built between 1693 and 1695, in the ancient Shahar district of Yerevan, occupying the western edge of the Katoghike Church.
(Lovers Park Yerevan, Armenia, on Baghramyan Avenue) Yerevan – the capital of Republic of Armenia is known as a “Garden City” as it has a great number of parks that attract tourists from different countries when they visit Armenia. This Lovers’ Park Yerevan, Armenia, is called “Siraharneri Aygi” in Armenian.
Matenadaran was founded by Mesrop Mashtots and Sahak Partev in 405, in royal settlement of Vagharshapat. In 1920 Matenadaran became national. In 1939 Matenadaran was replaced to Yerevan. The construction of the building by the project of Mark Grigoryan began in 1945, but in 1947-1953 it was stopped.
Public Radio of Armenia The Presidents of Armenia and France participated today in the solemn opening ceremony of the park named after Missak Manouchian. The Presidents thanked the organizers and the residents of Yerevan for participating in the event and honoring the memory of Missak Manouchian.
Armenia’s Museum of Modern Art has its own face, its keen searching look into the world, making it differing from many similar museums. I am taking away a great impression. Chingiz Aitmatov, writer, Kirgizia; A fine collection, giving a talented and fierce account of the world. Looking at the world are different eyes, but fair.
Mt. Aragats plays a special role in Armenian history and culture. Along with Ararat, it is considered a sacred mountain for the Armenians. Aragats is a male first name in Armenia, used especially in areas surrounding the mountain. Mt. Aragats is often associated with Gyumri, Armenia's second largest city.
Permanent Collection The National Gallery of Armenia is the country’s major art gallery. The collection displayed in the fifty-six halls gives an idea of the history of the national fine art and decorative-applied art as well as presents world art from ancient times till present day.
Situated west of Yerevan, it will take around 30 minutes to get to the city and light a candle in the marvelous Church of Saint Gayane. Saint Gayane Church: General According to tenth century Armenian historian and Catholicos Hovhannes Draskhanakertsi, the Church of Saint Gayane was built within 630-641 by Catholicos Yezr.
The Saint Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral (Armenian: Սուրբ Գրիգոր Լուսավորիչ մայր եկեղեցի, Surb Grigor Lusavorich mayr yekeghetsi), also known as the Cathedral of Yerevan is currently the largest cathedral of the Armenian Apostolic Church in the world, effectively making it the current largest Armenian cathedral.
The Yerevan singing Fountains show is completely free of charge and is a lively, dynamic, crowded and a very pleasant place during hot summer evenings. The Yerevan singing Fountains show is completely free of charge and is a lively, dynamic, crowded and a very pleasant place during hot summer evenings.
www.genocide-museum.am The Armenian Genocide memorial complex (Armenian: Հայոց ցեղասպանության զոհերի հուշահամալիր Hayots tseghaspanut'yan zoheri hushahamalir) is Armenia's official memorial dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide, built in 1967 on the hill of Tsitsernakaberd (Ծիծեռնակաբերդ) in Yerevan.
This park is in the lower part of the "Cascade" designed by Al. Tamanyan. The statue of Al. Tamanyan is placed in the park after Tamanyan, in Moskovyan street, in the direction of the central part of the city (sculptor Artashes Hovsepyan, architect S. Petrosyan, 1931) The small public garden stretched from the statue towards "Cascade" complex was named after the great architect, academician Al. Tamanyan.
The Yerevan Botanical Garden was opened in 1935 in the north-eastern part of Yerevan. The Botanical Institute was opened three years later. The collective greenhouse was founded in 1939 occupying 25 square meters. In 1944 a new greenhouse was built, the overall territory of which was 610 square meters.
The Cascade (Armenian: կասկադ Kaskad), is a giant stairway in Yerevan, Armenia. It links the downtown Kentron area of Yerevan with the Monument neighborhood. The construction of the cascade designed by architects Jim Torosyan, Aslan Mkhitaryan, and Sargis Gurzadyan was launched in 1971 and completed in 1980.
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