Why Travel to Yerevan?

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Why Travel To Yerevan?

Yerevan’s  “Birth Certificate”

 Yerevan –  the capital of Armenia, was established in 782 BC, and now the city is 2801 years old.

Yerevan is older than Rome for  29 years.

Yerevan’s  “Birth Certificate” is a cuneiform inscription   on a basalt stone slab left by King Argishti I.

Hymn to Yerevan is called “Erebuni-Yerevan”.

The Flag of Yerevan. 

Republic Square

Republic Square (in Armenian: Hanrapetutyan Hraparak) is the central square in Yerevan designed by  prominent Armenian architect  Alexander Tamanian in 1924.

The architectural ensemble includes: the Government House, the History Museum and the National Gallery, Armenia Marriott Hotel. 

Lusik Aguleci's House-Museum

Another attractive place in Yerevan is Lusik Aguleci, famous Armenian painter and ethnographerHouse-Museum and Art Café.
Museum presents  50 years’ collection of weapons, traditional costumes, decorations, and ancient jars.
Art Café suggests tasty local dishes and Armenian traditional music.       https://www.instagram.com/p/Bv6F2RFFCSy/

Festival program

Yerevan’s Festival program is full of events:

Micro Art Museum

“Ter-Ghazaryans’ Micro Art” Museum demonstrates absolutely unique micro statues placed on the half of rice grain, in the eye of a sewing needle or on human hair. This masterpieces made by Eduard Ter-Ghazaryans (grandfather and grandson).

On the left side is, just imagine,  a caravan of camels, made of precious stones, placed in the eye of a sewing needle.

Levon's "heaven-guided" maze

Levon Arakelyan’s or Master Levon’s “heaven-guided” underground maze is another unforgettable attraction in Yerevan.  Why?

It demonstrates the power of man who without any drawings, using only hand tools, dug the absolutely stunning curve with numerous underground passages, spiral staircases, and rooms.
It is really worth seeing.